[Retros] 50-moves draw

Joost de Heer joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl
Sat Dec 23 14:48:34 EST 2006

>> 2. If it is B's move, what happens when he makes the mating move

>> that is also the 100th consecutive non-P move, non-capturing move?

>> W claims the draw and B claims the mate. Whose claim is respected?


>> The actual rules of chess on the FIDE site unfortunately don't

>> really face the issue,...

Mate immediately ends the game. See rule 5.1a in the FIDE rules[1]. So
white doesn't get a chance to claim the draw, since the game is ended.


[1] http://www.fide.com/official/handbook.asp?level=EE101

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