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Why this game does not end immediately as a draw by insufficient material? Two reasons. There is no rule regarding ‘insufficient material’. What there is is a draw due to a ‘dead position’. This is defined in article 5.2.2 of the FIDE Laws of Chess: 5.2.2 The game is drawn when a position has arisen in which neither player can checkmate the opponent’s ...


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A bit late, but Miguel Ambrona recently developed an algorithm to assess whether a given position is a draw, or loss on timeout, under FIDE rules—in short, whether a checkmate is at all possible. https://github.com/miguel-ambrona/D3-Chess He wrote a complete version which finds the correct answer on all positions, at the cost of unpredictable computation ...


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Searching on chess-results for "960" tournaments played in 2021 gives the following: 68th PCA Chess 960 Tournament 24th Jan 2021 W23 D0 B21 Первенство Владимирской области по шахматам-960 (rapid) W25 D3 B25 Турнир по шахматам 960, посвящённый 78-летию со дня рождения 11-го чемпиона мира по шахматам Роберта Фишера (rapid) W20 D7 B22 Відкрита ...


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