Magnus Carlsen, a world chess champion who recently refused to play in opposition to a teenage competitor who’d beaten him in an earlier tournament, is now accusing the teenager of repeatedly dishonest in competitors.

Carlsen, 31, posted a tweet on Monday the place he tried to clarify why he selected to not compete in opposition to 19-year-old Hans Niemann finally week’s Julius Baer Technology Cup.

At the start of the match, Carlsen made a single transfer after which give up the sport, according to The Guardian.

Critics accused Carlsen of being passive-aggressive, and he was reprimanded by the Worldwide Chess Federation (FIDE) on Friday, CNN reported.

“We strongly consider that there have been higher methods to deal with this example,” FIDE stated in a statement. “The World Champion has an ethical duty connected to his standing, since he’s considered as a worldwide ambassador of the sport. His actions influence the fame of his colleagues, sportive outcomes, and finally might be damaging to our sport.”

Carlsen’s refusal to play was thought-about a response to Niemann’s victory over him on the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis earlier this month.

Niemann’s victory was such an upset that it impressed a bizarre and unsubstantiated theory that he used a pc program that secretly communicated profitable strikes through a “prostate massager” or “wi-fi anal beads.”

Though Niemann insisted that he received truthful and sq. and even supplied to “strip absolutely bare” to debunk the anal beads principle, Carlsen stated in Monday’s tweet that he has no plans to compete in opposition to the teenager once more.

“I do know that my actions have pissed off many within the chess group,” Carlsen wrote. “I’m pissed off. I need to proceed to play chess on the highest stage in the perfect occasions.”

He referred to as for chess organizers and “all those that care in regards to the sanctity of the sport we love” to “critically contemplate rising safety measures and strategies of cheat detection for over the board chess.”

Carlsen accused Niemann of dishonest “extra ― and extra lately ― than he has publicly admitted,” claiming that the teenager’s “over the board progress has been uncommon.”

“All through our sport within the Sinquefield Cup I had the impression that he wasn’t tense and even absolutely concentrating on the sport in vital positions, whereas outplaying me as black in a approach I believe solely a handful of gamers can do,” Carlsen wrote.

Nobody has come ahead with laborious proof of Niemann dishonest on the Sinquefield Cup, however he was accused of cheating in prize-money matches on and has been banned from the positioning, although he’s allowed to compete at

Carlsen stated he doesn’t need “to play in opposition to those that have cheated repeatedly up to now, as a result of I don’t know what they’re able to doing sooner or later.”

“There’s extra that I wish to say,” he wrote, however “sadly, at the moment I’m restricted in what I can say with out specific permission from Niemann to talk brazenly.”

Carlsen completed his put up by emphasizing that he’s “not prepared to play chess with Niemann,” and that he hopes “the reality on this matter comes out, no matter it could be.”

You’ll be able to see the whole assertion beneath.

HuffPost reached out to Niemann for remark, however didn’t instantly obtain a response.

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