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Sunday, 27 November 2022 02:56 GMT

Chess website bans grandmaster Niemann after cheating in +100 games


(MENAFN) American chess grandmaster Hans Moke Niemann has "likely cheated" in over 100 times, in line with a new study issued by a top chess website.

Online platform Chess.com stated in an announcement " Overall, we have found that Hans has likely cheated in more than 100 online chess games, including several prize money events. He was already 17 when he likely cheated in some of these matches and games. He was also streaming in 25 of these games."

As shown by the full props, which was made public on Tuesday, Niemann, who is 19 years old, most possibly cheated as lately as 2020.

The report also mentioned that Niemann's improvement in the chess has been statistically bizarre.

It also stated that "Looking purely at rating, Hans should be classified as a member of this group of top young players. While we don't doubt that Hans is a talented player, we note that his results are statistically extraordinary."

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