Originally posted by RamnedR vs Q is a win for the Q but it is extremely difficult if the weaker side does not blunder but it is of course unsporting for the side with the Rook to play on hoping the guy with the Queen can't do it.
is it likely to draw with a rook vs. queen
Originally posted by Dragon FireWell he did just chase a loophole. He should have been playing chess the right way by resigning!
The side with 1 Rook should then make 50 pointless moves chasing the King about the board and then complain that the player with no Rooks who used to have 2 Rooks has not yet resigned.
Originally posted by Dragon Firethe thread asks if it's likely to happen, it's unlikely that that position would arise (if it does, then white should be hit in the head by a 2x4...or given an endgame book...)
No, I mean the sort of position where the 2 Rooks are disconnected and the weaker king is in a "bad" position.
For example, in this position with white to move he can check the king indefinately.