Carlsen, verbally, remained quiet on the matter until Monday when he released his statement.
"If Hans doesn't say something or the information doesn't come out then, I mean, it seems like he's admitted something," Hikaru said in his video.
Hikaru added that from the statement, it seems Carlsen has more information about Niemann allegedly cheating but cannot share due to legal reasons.
Chess.com released a similar statement earlier this month saying they banned Niemann after sharing "detailed evidence" with him that "contradicts his statements regarding the amount and seriousness of his cheating on Chess.com."
They did not elaborate.
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