Magnus Carlsen giving up his world title

- by Vivek Rao

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Magnus Carlsen announced his decision to surrender the championship he had won five times.

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The decision by Magnus to surrender his title means there will be a new champion in the game.

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Magnus Carlsen is not yet retired, but will not defend his world Chess championship against Ian Nepomniachtchi in 2023

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Nepomniachtchi may face runner-up in the recent Candidates Tournament, Ding Liren of China

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Magnus Carlsen's decision not to defend the title is undoubtedly bad news for Chess fans

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R Pragyananand defeated Magnus Carlsen during the recent AirThings Masters.

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