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Chessable Masters: Carlsen does right by Ding Liren


We often come across situations in a tournament where we think as a player and not as a human being. We take advantage of the situation, circumstance and the system. When a player shows their humanity, empathy in situations where it doesn't benefit them but their competitors, only then humanity triumphs over mere numbers, prizes and accolades. Carlsen just did that yesterday when he resigned after four moves in Game 2 as Ding Liren got disconnected in Game 1 in a completely drawn position. Carlsen did it because he has tremendous respect for Ding Liren both as a player ...


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