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  1. Standard member Keltamaksa
    Juuso
    26 Mar '06 13:11
    As you know, a game of chess ends when either king is in such position that its capture can't be avoided. Despite that the king is never actually captured.

    Chess is over 1000 years old so I wonder if there has been a period when the game didn't end before the capture of the king.
  2. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    26 Mar '06 14:16
    Originally posted by Keltamaksa
    As you know, a game of chess ends when either king is in such position that its capture can't be avoided. Despite that the king is never actually captured.

    Chess is over 1000 years old so I wonder if there has been a period when the game didn't end before the capture of the king.
    Yes.