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Apr 4th, 2010 at 04:35 GMT
for draw, you should put "throw the board off the table in anger"
Apr 4th, 2010 at 19:30 GMT
Please accept forfeit for resignation.
Apr 4th, 2010 at 23:22 GMT
Apr 7th, 2010 at 16:58 GMT
@PublicEnemy: Will do, thanks for the heads-up. @Aaron_Kashtan: Perpetual check will lead to either a draw by agreement or threefold repetition. It is not a distinct technical draw.
Apr 27th, 2010 at 13:05 GMT
Please accept more variations, such as "50 move draw", "Lack of material", "Material", etc.
May 14th, 2010 at 22:16 GMT
Surely just "agreement" should do for "draw by agreement". You don't require "Draw by repetition" or "Draw by stalemate" etc.
Nov 21st, 2010 at 16:24 GMT
Would be a far better quiz if only far more alternatives were accepted.
Dec 12th, 2010 at 12:21 GMT
Second all the above - e.g. accept 50 moves without capture (or pawn movement etc.). Also group the win/loss categories as they are essentially the same thing.
Dec 26th, 2010 at 15:11 GMT
i tried three fold as 2 words but spelt repition wrong you should just have fold as the word that picks it up, agreed should count, both flags fall is a draw, so is lack of progress by your opponent in a time scramble, poor
Feb 15th, 2011 at 11:48 GMT
I tried "insufficient mating material" "not enough material" and several other variations. Please accept some alternatives, and this could be a good quiz.
Mar 16th, 2011 at 18:15 GMT
In terms of a draw, a USCF game could also be ruled a draw by 'Insufficent Losing Chances'. I.E. if someone is running out of time and is CLEARLY winning (I believe the comparison was if a Class C player could beat a master in the final position, given the time) then the TD could award a draw. I think that, at least in the US, qualifies as a technical draw. http://www.gatewaychess.org/Insufficient%20Losing%20Chances.pdf
Apr 2nd, 2011 at 16:07 GMT
'Agreement' and 'mutual agreement' should both be accepted.
May 5th, 2011 at 08:51 GMT
Knew all twelve but didn't know the technical term for the bottom two draw methods :-(
Jun 13th, 2011 at 02:06 GMT
just accept the number 3 or repeat, i tried almost everything, also i tried king v king and variations, i then tried draw offered, draw accepted, mutual draw etc i basically knew 3 answers that i couldn't get
Jul 18th, 2011 at 12:49 GMT
About "insufficient mating material" - the technical term in the FIDE rules is "dead position" and reached when neither player can checkmate his opponent anymore. This doesn't have to be because of lack of material - it can be up to eight pawns and one bishop per player.
Jul 29th, 2011 at 05:07 GMT
You really need to go nuts with the alternative acceptable answers for this quiz to be successful. e.g. Not enough pieces/not enough material/too few pieces/insufficient pieces/insufficient material/dead position/lack of material etc.
May 13th, 2012 at 18:39 GMT
You're missing a double flag fall (when both players have run out of time before the arbiter is made aware of the situation), which is a draw.
Nov 24th, 2012 at 09:29 GMT
Missing: Draws: Double flag fall, 2 minute rule, running out of time with opponent having insufficient material for checkmate, illegal moves with opponent having insufficient material for checkmate. (bonus) adjudication Losses: Illegal moves, (bonus) adjudication Default: Mobile phone goes up, (bonus) turning up too late
Apr 2nd, 2013 at 19:05 GMT
More variations would be good. I had to look up alternative ways of saying the following because they weren't accepted: Same position 3 times 50 moves (no hyphen) Insufficient force No pieces left on board (same as above) Agree on a draw etc. Other people have already complained about this. I really think you should spend more time considering alternative answers or change this quiz to an option quiz (i.e. "pick the ways a chess match can end in: a win, a loss, a draw").
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