In a controversy that continues to rattle the chess community, Niemann is also suing the website Chess.com
after it reported that he had likely cheated in more than 100 online matches.
Niemann claims that the accused conspired to ruin his reputation and way of life.
Magnus Carlsen and Chess.com's legal teams rejected the accusations.
Niemann, 19, claims in his lawsuit that Carlsen, Play Magnus, and Chess.com,
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