[Retros] More fun with rules

Kevin Begley kevinjbegley at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 06:56:17 EDT 2014


Suppose your opponent does not claim that an illegal move was made?
Suppose, for example, that your opponent is willing allow even checkmate,
in order to disprove your "draw anyone" claim?   :-)

On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 2:42 AM, Joost de Heer <joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl>

> Hello,
> From the FIDE handbook (http://www.fide.com/fide/
> handbook.html?id=171&view=article):
> ----
> 7.5
>     If during a game it is found that an illegal move has been completed,
> the position immediately before the irregularity shall be reinstated. If
> the position immediately before the irregularity cannot be determined, the
> game shall continue from the last identifiable position prior to the
> irregularity. Articles 4.3 and 4.7 apply to the move replacing the illegal
> move. The game shall then continue from this reinstated position.
>     If the player has moved a pawn to the furthest distant rank, pressed
> the clock, but not replaced the pawn with a new piece, the move is illegal.
> The pawn shall be replaced by a queen of the same colour as the pawn.
> ----
> 9.2
> The game is drawn, upon a correct claim by a player having the move, when
> the same position for at least the third time (not necessarily by a
> repetition of moves)
> ----
> With these rules I can draw against anyone: I play an illegal move, the
> position is reinstated, I play another illegal move, the position is
> reinstated again, and now I can claim a 3-fold repetition draw because this
> position occurred for the 3rd time in this game :)
> Furthermore, the clausule 'in the same game' is missing from the 3R rule:
> The beginposition has occurred millions of times with the same player to
> move and castling rights equal.
> Joost
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