[Retros] The basics of the relationsship between laws and conventions

Kevin Begley kevinjbegley at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 12:11:12 EDT 2014

The stalemating player would win the full point.

On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 4:24 AM, Seth <sethb at panix.com> wrote:

> Kevin Begley <kevinjbegley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > GM Nigel Short asserted that a stalemated player SHOULD earn no
> half-point
> > (that, for the purpose of improving chess game tournaments, the
> stalemated
> > player should be treated equivalent to the checkmated player,
> What would the stalemating player get?  If 0.5 points, game theory says
> the player about to be stalemated should pay off the other player to
> agree to a draw.
> Seth
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