[Retros] DR vs forced ep: what rule predominates?

Otto Janko otto at janko.at
Tue Aug 28 12:58:46 EDT 2007

What about an "a posteriori" validation of a dead position? E.g. a move
validates that the position before this move was dead. Can anyone construct
such a problem?



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Please note than under rule 5.1, resignation ends the game immediately no
matter who was on the move. Would one read Rule 3.7(d) to require an e.p.
capture that was available and being contemplated by a player whose
opponent, after making the two-square advance, resigned immediately


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