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  1. 08 Sep '09 19:45
    how many moves befoe stalemate
  2. 08 Sep '09 20:12
    fitty
  3. 08 Sep '09 20:21 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by mjj7700
    how many moves befoe stalemate
    Stalemate occurs immediately when your opponent (or yourself) cannot do a valid move.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalemate
  4. Standard member SwissGambit
    Caninus Interruptus
    08 Sep '09 21:32
    Originally posted by mjj7700
    how many moves befoe stalemate
    At least 10.

  5. 08 Sep '09 21:36
    How many moves before double stalemate?
  6. 08 Sep '09 21:46
    A brilliant piece of work by Sam Loyd....

    ....and here is another that has a stalemate defence.

    White to play and mate in 3 moves.

  7. 08 Sep '09 21:48 / 3 edits
  8. 08 Sep '09 21:56
  9. 08 Sep '09 22:02
    Originally posted by heinzkat
    Game 6666416 FAQ
    I know I saw that - GIP so best to stay out of it.
  10. Standard member QR
    08 Sep '09 22:26
    Originally posted by heinzkat
    How many moves before double stalemate?
    Twice as many, of course.
  11. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    09 Sep '09 01:01
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    I know I saw that - GIP so best to stay out of it.
    The game is now over. I feel that white's resignation was somewhat premature since black clearly wasn't going to give checkmate except by accident.
  12. 09 Sep '09 10:35
    Agreed. Playing on was a sound option.

    Black missed a mate in one on move 78, here he played 78...Rg6



    and in the final position.



    White should have played his only move 85.Kh1 just to see if
    Black played the clumsy 85...Rg2 thus falling in line with the
    name of this thread.