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  1. Standard member jameswoodley
    I Never Lie!
    07 Aug '04 10:25
    When you have just your king left is it 50 moves then stale mate I know it is in real life but i dunno about on the internet if it was it would take a heck of a long time
  2. Standard member NicolaiS
    Cannabist
    07 Aug '04 11:33
    Its all in the help files:

    How do I claim a draw?

    A draw can be claimed without any interaction from your opponent under a number of conditions. These are as follows:




    No piece capture or pawn movement has occurred for over 50 consecutive moves (100 half moves). Therefore the game has not progressed and a draw may be claimed by either player during their next move.


    Insufficient material remains on the board to finish the game. If only two kings remain then either player may claim a draw during their next move.


    Third repetition of a position. If any identical position appears three times during a game, then the game can be claimed as a draw. Please note that each repetition must be identical with regards to en passant and castling availability. A draw can only be claimed along with a move that contributes to a repetition. Claiming after the repetition has occurred is not possible, unless the same position can be repeated again on a future move.
  3. Standard member jameswoodley
    I Never Lie!
    07 Aug '04 18:22
    Originally posted by NicolaiS
    Its all in the help files:

    [b]How do I claim a draw?


    A draw can be claimed without any interaction from your opponent under a number of conditions. These are as follows:




    No piece capture or pawn movement has occurred for over 50 consecutive moves (100 half moves). Therefore the game has not progressed and a draw may be claimed by e ...[text shortened]... n has occurred is not possible, unless the same position can be repeated again on a future move.[/b]
    I dont get it
  4. Standard member usmc7257
    semper fi
    07 Aug '04 18:27
    it means if no one moves a pawn or no one captures a piece within 50 moves, then you can claim a draw. yes it does take a long time online.
  5. 07 Aug '04 20:37
    Originally posted by jameswoodley
    I dont get it
    If you are talking about game Game 599299, then you can only offer you opponent a draw (which he never would have accepted) or resign by yourself.

    The only think to force a draw in that game, would have been if you can force you opponent to make 3 times te same move.
  6. Standard member jameswoodley
    I Never Lie!
    08 Aug '04 11:12
    Originally posted by Fylgja
    If you are talking about game Game 599299, then you can only offer you opponent a draw (which he never would have accepted) or resign by yourself.

    The only think to force a draw in that game, would have been if you can force you opponent to make 3 times te same move.
    i lost that game
  7. Standard member jameswoodley
    I Never Lie!
    08 Aug '04 11:13
    Originally posted by usmc7257
    it means if no one moves a pawn or no one captures a piece within 50 moves, then you can claim a draw. yes it does take a long time online.
    Now I understand
  8. Standard member tlai1992
    Retired knight
    08 Aug '04 15:15
    Originally posted by jameswoodley
    i lost that game
    ouch im winning one game against Pulsatilla and the other one is drawish
  9. Standard member jameswoodley
    I Never Lie!
    08 Aug '04 20:48
    Originally posted by tlai1992
    ouch im winning one game against Pulsatilla and the other one is drawish
    I beat him in one game then lost against him in another game
  10. Standard member eyeqpc
    Robbo
    08 Aug '04 20:50
    Originally posted by jameswoodley
    I beat him in one game then lost against him in another game
    Him, happens to be a her 🙂
  11. 08 Aug '04 21:04
    Thanks 🙂 yes I did win that game eventually 😉 though a long way off 50 move draw rule 🙂
  12. Standard member tlai1992
    Retired knight
    08 Aug '04 21:14
    Originally posted by tlai1992
    ouch im winning one game against Pulsatilla and the other one is drawish
    drew one im definitely gonna win the other one
  13. Standard member jameswoodley
    I Never Lie!
    08 Aug '04 21:15
    Originally posted by Pulsatilla
    Thanks 🙂 yes I did win that game eventually 😉 though a long way off 50 move draw rule 🙂
    O sorry i didnt know that were a girl. Good game
  14. Standard member tlai1992
    Retired knight
    08 Aug '04 21:17
    Originally posted by jameswoodley
    O sorry i didnt know that were a girl. Good game
    would it matter if Pulsatilla was a boy or a girl?
  15. Standard member eyeqpc
    Robbo
    08 Aug '04 21:19
    Originally posted by tlai1992
    would it matter if Pulsatilla was a boy or a girl?
    It does if you call her a him.