[Retros] Selfmates, flag fall and fair play
andrew at anselan.com
Thu Oct 11 12:22:20 EDT 2007
if good sportsmanship was a *rule* (albeit unwritten), that would rob both
players of the pleasure that an act of sportsmanship gives. :-)
the joy is that it is an option not an obligation.
--- Franco <peufe at tin.it> wrote:
> Hi friends,
> about my previous question
> I wanna say that there are unwritten
> moral rules in chess.
> A fair chess player would feel himself
> morally obligated to resign,
> also after his opponent flag fall,
> if his last move just forced a selfmate.
> That is the right thing.
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