Chess Investigation Finds That U.S. Grandmaster ‘Likely Cheated’ More Than 100 Times

4 OCT, 2022

By Monu Jha

At the point when world chess champion Magnus Carlsen last month recommended that American grandmaster Hans Moke Niemann was a miscreant, the 19-year-old Niemann sent off an enthusiastic guard.

Niemann said he had cheated, however just at two places in his day to day existence, depicting them as energetic careless activities committed when he was 12 and 16 years of age.

The report, evaluated by The Money Road Diary, affirms that Niemann probably got unlawful help with in excess of 100 web based games, as of late as 2020

Those matches remembered challenges for which prize cash was on the line. The site utilizes an assortment of cheating-location instruments, including examination that contrast moves with those suggested by chess motors,

The report expresses that Niemann secretly admitted to the charges, and that he was in this manner restricted from the site for a while.

The 72-page report additionally hailed what it portrayed as anomalies in Niemann's ascent through the world class positions of serious, in-person chess.

It features "numerous striking signs and uncommon examples in Hans' way as a player."

While it says Niemann's improvement has been "measurably exceptional," Chess.com noticed that it hasn't generally been associated with cheat location for traditional over-the-board chess,

In any case, it highlighted a few of Niemann's most grounded occasions, which it accepts "merit further examination in light of the information.

"Outside his web-based play, Hans is the quickest rising top player in Traditional [over-the-board] chess in current history," the report says.