He had a similar reaction earlier this month as he quit the $500,000 Sinquefield Cup after losing against Niemann.
Notably, Magnus Carlsen shared a cryptic tweet late on Monday (5 September) while announcing his withdrawal from the tournament.
This is the first such instance when Carlsen has withdrawn from a major tournament.
Carlsen claimed that he does not have any inclination to play and 'will not play' the match against Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi.
The 52-year-old excelled in the game to beat top-seeded Carlsen in 50 moves.
On Monday, the Indian Grandmaster denied Carlsen a fourth straight victory with his black pieces in 39 moves in a Tarrasch variation.
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