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  1. Standard member pean
    Doctor
    01 Aug '05 22:54
    What are half moves and what is the purpose of them?
  2. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    01 Aug '05 23:10
    Originally posted by pean
    What are half moves and what is the purpose of them?
    A move is when both white and black make a move. A half move is only one side moves.

    1. e4 e5

    This game has had one move played. Or two halfmoves.

    The reason the number of them is displayed is so you can tell at a glance whether you can claim a draw using the 50 move rule.
  3. Standard member pean
    Doctor
    03 Aug '05 23:00
    Thanks for your reply.
  4. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    04 Aug '05 00:31
    Originally posted by pean
    Thanks for your reply.
    Now you can move on.