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  1. 05 Feb '07 02:07
    why is there no automatic draws? I'm on a board with some jerk who won't accept a draw for the last 30 moves: 20 moves with 2 kings and 2 queens on the board, and now 2 kings (Game 3115025). There is no three-fold repetition or other automatic draws?

    fo
  2. Subscriber Ragnorak
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    05 Feb '07 02:10
    Originally posted by FutureOverachiever
    why is there no automatic draws? I'm on a board with some jerk who won't accept a draw for the last 30 moves: 20 moves with 2 kings and 2 queens on the board, and now 2 kings (Game 3115025). There is no three-fold repetition or other automatic draws?

    fo
    There is no such thing as an automatic draw (apart from stalemate). You need to click on claim draw.

    D
  3. 05 Feb '07 02:22
    Okay. I haven't seen that the 'claim draw' link available to me though. Doesn't he have to offer a draw first?
  4. Subscriber Ragnorak
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    05 Feb '07 02:52
    Originally posted by FutureOverachiever
    Okay. I haven't seen that the 'claim draw' link available to me though. Doesn't he have to offer a draw first?
    The Claim Draw link is always available to the right of the board. Invalid claims get ignored.

    A draw can be claimed after a couple of conditions; threefold repetition of position and after 50 moves without a capture/pawn move. You should be able to claim draw due to lack of material, but I don't think that is implemented on this site.

    D
  5. 05 Feb '07 02:57
    thank you jesus.
  6. Subscriber KingDavid403
    King David
    05 Feb '07 03:02 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by FutureOverachiever
    thank you jesus.
    You can claim a draw with only two kings left on the board. You should have claimed a draw when you took you opponents queen with your king which was the last piece on the board besides the kings.
    Now I think you have to wait for your opponent to move again until you can claim a draw.
    I wound suggest reading and studying the rules on claiming draws in the FAQ's. I have found them pretty important.
  7. 05 Feb '07 13:32
    Originally posted by FutureOverachiever
    thank you jesus.
    jesus doesn't post on these forums
  8. 05 Feb '07 18:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Joshua B
    jesus doesn't post on these forums
    Thank God for that...