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    26 Dec '05 01:39
    The site reports the number of half moves since your last pawn move or capture. Could someone tell me why I would want to know that? Happy Holidays!
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    26 Dec '05 01:48
    Originally posted by Shadows2
    The site reports the number of half moves since your last pawn move or capture. Could someone tell me why I would want to know that? Happy Holidays!
    Because if there are 50 half moves without a pawn move or capture you can claim a win.
  3. Standard memberXanthosNZ
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    26 Dec '05 01:52
    Originally posted by Freddie2004
    Because if there are 50 half moves without a pawn move or capture you can claim a win.
    100
  4. Standard memberRavello
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    26 Dec '05 01:57
    Originally posted by Freddie2004
    Because if there are 50 half moves without a pawn move or capture you can claim a win.
    Excuse me,but how can you claim a win?

    A draw is all you can get with the 50 moves rule which becomes 100 for particular endgames as K+R vs K+R+B.
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    26 Dec '05 16:39
    Originally posted by Ravello
    Excuse me,but how can you claim a [b]win?

    A draw is all you can get with the 50 moves rule which becomes 100 for particular endgames as K+R vs K+R+B.[/b]
    It was late last night. I meant 100 half moves and claim a draw 😞 sorry.
  6. Standard memberXanthosNZ
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    27 Dec '05 04:19
    Originally posted by Ravello
    the 50 moves rule which becomes 100 for particular endgames as K+R vs K+R+B.
    Nope. Under FIDE rule it used to be but now it is a firm 50 moves no matter what the position.
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