[Retros] Mate with a 3-fold repetition

Franco peufe at tin.it
Wed Oct 10 18:31:42 EDT 2007

> Message: 8

> Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 15:51:54 +0100 (BST)

> From: A J Mestel <A.J.Mestel at damtp.cam.ac.uk>

> Subject: Re: [Retros] Is it always right to loose because time?

> To: andrew at anselan.com, The Retrograde Analysis Mailing List

> <retros at janko.at>

> What are the rules if someone loses on time and the only conceivable way

> he could be mated would lead to a 3-fold repetition? Is it assumed that if

> he is playing badly he would forget to claim a draw? I suppose that's

> logical.


> Jonathan

What you say is not clear for me.
How can be a 3-fold repetition the only way to give mate?
The repeated position could'nt just be the mate,
and if it is'nt the mate it is useless, so it can't be "the only
conceivable way".
Did you mean a mate more than 50 moves longer?


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