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For questions related to (world) records in chess, e.g. the longest game (in moves or in duration), highest obtained rating, longest mate in n puzzle, etc.

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Some new records, pulled from the Dieschwable Chess Problem Database Server. Without Promoted Pieces: 113 Stalemating Moves, ID# P0005616, Created By Anthony Stewart & Mackay Dickens, Published In …
answered Aug 8 by Rewan Demontay
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Is there a known record for the most possible stalemates in one in a legal position, for with and without promoted pieces? I have gotten some results out of my own work. For without promoted pieces, …
asked Jul 13 by Rewan Demontay
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According to the Syzygy tablebases, the DTZ record is 171 moves without regard with the 50-move rule. [FEN "8/K6k/8/8/P7/Q6P/8/1q6 b - - 0 1"] With losing: And with regard to the 50-move rule, the …
answered May 23 by Rewan Demontay
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UPDATE 3: Once more building off of @Remellion's newest matrix for 42 in a legal position, here's 68 in an illegal position. FEN "1NQrQN2/1NP1PN2/1NQ1QN2/1NQ1QN2/1NQ1QN2/1NQ1QN2/1NQ1QN2/1N1K1N2 w - - …
answered Jun 18 by Rewan Demontay
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Quite simply, what known official game, as in a decisive tounament game, holds the record for the most double-steps by pawns? The most I have found, in quite a few games, is 8. As an example, below is …
asked Sep 3 by Rewan Demontay
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I didn’t ever think that I would answer my own question....but here we are. I found a real game that has 10. double-steps by pawns by pure chance! 11 is really pushing it now. if it has ever even hap …
answered Sep 6 by Rewan Demontay
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Aschultz is correct that 26 pieces is the maximum number of non-pawn and non-king pieces on the board. Since they said that they have not seen proof yet, I am here to provide that evidence. Enjoy this …
answered Jun 18 by Rewan Demontay
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That’s one long question, so let’s break it down. Threefold repetition, as many know, is when a draw occurs, after the same position, with all piece types on the same square, all possible moves and ri …
asked Mar 14 by Rewan Demontay
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I have finally broken the 35-move record that is in the question! The new record is now 41 moves! I have used the White knight checking cycle that the previous record-holder uses. It shouldn't be t …
answered Aug 24 by Rewan Demontay
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UPDATE: It turns out that William Shinkman already set a record with promoted pieces of 216 mates in two in 1886. In be seen here on the Chess Problem Database. [FEN "1Q5R/4Q1K1/B1Q5/B4Q2/N2Q4/pQ4Q1/ …
answered May 21 by Rewan Demontay
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Usually, in a zugzwang, the idea is to limit the number of moves that the opponent can make so that they will have to make a bad move. But what if we decided to give them lots of freedom, given that n …
asked Jun 24 by Rewan Demontay