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About drawing when time is gone

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ryle

Pawn

Posts: 1

Joined: Thu May 10, 2012 10:36 am

Post Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:07 pm

About drawing when time is gone

Hi all,

First : please excuse my bad english ^^

I saw a game with :

White (lost by time)
- King
- Pawn ( h )
- Rook

Black
- King
- Knight

White lost by time but the game was considered as draw because Black is not supposed to checkmate with only K + N.

But White can be checkmated :

White
- King h8
- Pawn h7
- Tower a1 (example) (help to avoid stalemate).

Black
- King f8
- Knight f7

When a player lost in time, he can get draw if his opponent doesnt win the game even with the worst play. But in this situation, with the worst play of White, he can be checkmated !

Is it a "bug" of Chesscube or it's allowed by the FIDE's rules ?

Thanks for your reading.
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drcheck

King

Posts: 1341

Joined: Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:12 am

Post Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:07 am

Re: About drawing when time is gone

ryle wrote:Hi all,

First : please excuse my bad english ^^

I saw a game with :

White (lost by time)
- King
- Pawn ( h )
- Rook

Black
- King
- Knight

White lost by time but the game was considered as draw because Black is not supposed to checkmate with only K + N.

But White can be checkmated :

White
- King h8
- Pawn h7
- Tower a1 (example) (help to avoid stalemate).

Black
- King f8
- Knight f7

When a player lost in time, he can get draw if his opponent doesnt win the game even with the worst play. But in this situation, with the worst play of White, he can be checkmated !

Is it a "bug" of Chesscube or it's allowed by the FIDE's rules ?

Thanks for your reading.


This is ChessCube interpretation of the FIDE rules. It would not be feasible to program in every possible case into the software, so the system simply determines that if you have only a knight and a king that it will be declared a draw. The draw rules are clearly posted elsewhere in these forums.

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