Chess.com release 72-page Hans Niemann report
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Chess.com release 72-page Hans Niemann report

Hans Niemann is accused of cheating in over 100 games at Chess.com in a 72-page report released by the company. They point to cheating in several more prize-money events than the one he admitted to as a 12-year-old, as well as in informal matches against top players. Despite highlighting “a lack of concrete statistical evidence that he cheated in his game with Magnus or in any other over-the-board games” Chess.com nevertheless outline “apparent anomalies” in Niemann’s late rise to the top.




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  • General Sep 27, 2022 | 2:12 AM 161

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  • Reports Sep 23, 2022 | 6:35 AM 5

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  • Reports Sep 22, 2022 | 1:35 AM 17

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  • Reports Sep 21, 2022 | 7:36 AM 9

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  • Reports Sep 20, 2022 | 4:20 AM 37

    Generation Cup 2: Carlsen resigns after 1 move, Erigaisi leads

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  • Reports Sep 18, 2022 | 9:04 PM 5

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