[Retros] shortest Madrasi PG stalemate ended - Solution

Noam Elkies elkies at math.harvard.edu
Sun Apr 6 11:15:07 EDT 2008

> Nicolas.Dupont at math.univ-lille1.fr writes:

> In my game in 12.0, each unit of one side is Madrasi-blocked

> (in particular, no "ep trick"). Is it possible to construct

> a shorter one with that condition ?

Every unit, or just every unit that would be mobile in orthodox chess?
There are several orthodox games known that end in stalemate at move 12
or even before; the standard examples aren't legal in Madrasi but
it may not be too hard to modify one to work.


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