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  1. 12 Mar '08 09:52
    My game in a tournament was declared a draw but can not see any reason for this, does anyone know if there is anything that can be done about this.
  2. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No. 16
    12 Mar '08 10:34 / 1 edit
    Could you furnish a game id number?
  3. 12 Mar '08 10:41
    I assume you are talking about Game 4536395.

    Are you sure you didn't (by accident) accept a draw offer? It is certainly not stalemate.
  4. Subscriber RDM
    12 Mar '08 11:50
    Repeat of 3 moves maybe?
  5. 12 Mar '08 13:01
    It was game 4536395 and I wouldn't have accepted a draw the state of the board.
  6. 12 Mar '08 14:28
    The problem is that the game has not a correct moves history. Perhaps you could follow the procedure to recreate the history. With that, you can check and verify that no 3-fold repitition took place. Then you should use 'send feedback' (see bottom of page) and describe the problem. It must be bug then. The admins can verify that no draw offer was made/accepted.
  7. 12 Mar '08 14:43
    Thanks for the advice, I have sent feedback, so hopefully it can be resolved.
  8. 14 Mar '08 10:20
    Problem solved, I was caught by the 3 moves, because he was losing he took this option.
    Thank you all for your help.
  9. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    14 Mar '08 10:26 / 1 edit
    Hey! I was just about to post "Third repetition of position". I was viewing this thread only a few minutes ago.

    Now, I was also about to say that this game has a partly missing history, which makes the "Third repetition of position" hard to prove.

    But, if you accept this result, then we can close this matter.

    -Russ
  10. 14 Mar '08 18:44 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by brenda
    Problem solved, I was caught by the 3 moves, because he was losing he took this option.
    Thank you all for your help.
    Not wishing to be judgemental, but your opponent can't 'take this option' as you have to repeat your moves 3 times for it to happen. A draw by repetition is either an agreement between both players, or is forced, in which case your opponent isn't 'losing' - he is drawing! I looked at the game and you simply allowed him to do this by not forcing the play to your advantage, and moving your queen back and forth. In short you gave him this option.
  11. 14 Mar '08 18:50 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Policestate
    Not wishing to be judgemental, but your opponent can't 'take this option' as you have to repeat your moves 3 times for it to happen. A draw by repetition is either an agreement between both players, or is forced, in which case your opponent isn't 'losing' - he is drawing!
  12. 15 Mar '08 05:51
    Can anyone reconstruct the last moves in this game?
    It's far easier to have an opinion if we know the background...
  13. 18 Mar '08 15:41
    can someone please explain to me why i wasnt able to claim a draw in this game as i made 3 repetitive moves or more to and from the same spot and it wud not let me claim a draw and as a result i am goin to lose the game thanks
  14. 18 Mar '08 15:51
    it was game id- 4713227 against cruciverballad or something
  15. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    18 Mar '08 16:11
    Originally posted by dazza666
    can someone please explain to me why i wasnt able to claim a draw in this game as i made 3 repetitive moves or more to and from the same spot and it wud not let me claim a draw and as a result i am goin to lose the game thanks
    3 repetition rule states the board position must be the same 3 times, not you making the same 3 moves. If that were the rule, anyone could draw against a far superior player.

    P-