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  1. 09 Jul '12 07:07
    A much higher player stalemated me. He had the choice of a stalemate or moving his king which would have resulted in a draw. I was not paying attention regarding my rating and now wonder did I gain any points for a stalemate?
  2. Subscriber Kewpie
    chess dummy
    09 Jul '12 07:23
    Stalemate pays the same points as a draw. For the actual number of points, see the rating chart in Thread 80000.
  3. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    09 Jul '12 17:24
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    Stalemate pays the same points as a draw. For the actual number of points, see the rating chart in Thread 80000.
    Pays the same because it's pretty much the same. Stalemate by definition is a drawn game, just a special way to get there.

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  4. Subscriber coquette
    Already mated
    09 Jul '12 19:35
    you are not far off, though. there have been many who have proposed a 2/3 point score in tournaments for obtaining a stalemate. there's good reasons for it.
  5. 10 Jul '12 04:23
    Originally posted by taipei5200
    A much higher player stalemated me. He had the choice of a stalemate or moving his king which would have resulted in a draw. I was not paying attention regarding my rating and now wonder did I gain any points for a stalemate?
    Thanks all.