FREE FOR SALE WORLD!
The above is a quotation today from the well known Norwegian journalist Tarjei Svensen’s blog. LINK. Of course, we would need to see the entire interview to see the proper context of Carlsen’s observation.
It is already well understood by virtually everybody in the chess world (and beyond!) that Rex Sinquefield is chess’ biggest friend/promoter in the USA, and that money is no obstacle when it comes to his ambitions. Most national chess federations would love to have a Rex Sinquefield in their midsts!
Besides, doesn’t this happen in all professional sports?