This week, we may have witnessed the biggest chess drama in recent memory.
Last Sunday, Magnus Carslen, a candidate for the greatest chess player of all time, finally lost a game to a 19 year old American that has climbed to the top of chess at a phenomenal speed.
It sounds like a fairytale, except he’s been accused of cheating. Things got ugly, things got really crazy, and things aren’t over yet…
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Did This Chess Prodigy Cheat?