Originally posted by Darax The GoodNalimov tablebases say:
Had a rook vs bishop end game. My opponent, with the bishop, offered a draw several times insisting that the game was drawn. I wasn't sure, to be honest, but I had opposition and was slowly driving his king to the back of the board. I went on to win. Is this position drawn if the player with the bishop plays perfectly?
I'll r ...[text shortened]... enge by drawing out the victory himself. Some amusing games with pawns promoting to knights.
Originally posted by USArmyParatrooperJust out of curiosity, how many threads have been created addressing this topic?
Is dragging out a lost position to the bitter end frowned upon?
Originally posted by Der BayerI've never seen a thread dedicated to this subject. I did see one thread from an... "eccentric" member essentially saying, "Never resign! Always play to the bitter end you coward!" but I didn't pay it much mind.
Just out of curiosity, how many threads have been created addressing this topic?
I've seen this topic come up about once every two months or so since joining RHP.
This is not meant to criticize the current thread in any way, it's just that I wonder how much information is repeated.