” What does ‘draw’ mean in chess? why can’t they kill the last player and how is it different from Checkmate?”

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” What does ‘draw’ mean in chess? why can’t they kill the last player and how is it different from Checkmate?”

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Anonymous 0 Comments

Players are not allowed to move their pieces into check. So if the only move possible is to move into check, you have a stalemate.

Anonymous 0 Comments

It’s possible for both players to lose so many pieces that it is impossible for either player to manage a checkmate. Simplest example would be if both players got down to only their king. No way to checkmate the other player with nothing but your king. Also impossible with just your king and one knight.

Anonymous 0 Comments

A draw in chess can occur when a player has no legal moves but their king is not in check, or when the opponent cannot checkmate the king by any possible series of moves.

With a checkmate the king is threatened and can’t escape, but with a draw the king isn’t threatened in a way it can’t escape. For example it isn’t legal to move your king into check so if there are only two kings on the board nobody can win, but no king is threatened either.

Anonymous 0 Comments

There are basically three different ways of drawing a chess game. The first is called a stalemate. It comes from the rule that you can not move your own king into check, however it is only checkmate when the king is in check. This means that in some situations the king is not in check but can not make a legal move. However if none of the other pieces can be moved either then there is no legal move for the player and the game can not continue. But since it is not a checkmate then it is a draw.

The second is a rule which say that if no pieces have been captured or pawns moved in 50 moves then it is a draw. In chess 50 moves is a very long time, most games are not even 50 moves long. This rule is basically in place to stop games where none of the players is able to make any progress. The players is equally matched and is therefore fair to make it a draw. This is also where the draws due to insufficient material comes from, if you do not have enough pieces to checkmate the opponent you may play on for 50 moves but what is the point. For example if there is only the kings left on the board they can not legally checkmate each other.

The third rule to make it a draw is for a similar reason. If the same position is on the board three times it is a draw. This is for the same reason, if the players are not able to make any progress there is no point in playing on.

Of course players can agree to draw as well before any of these conditions are met.

Anonymous 0 Comments

A draw in chess is a stalemate. It means that there are no remaining moves that can break the deadlock. Checkmate refers to a situation where one player has the other in a position where they have no remaining moves without the king being taken. The king on the board is essentially you. If you are taken, you cannot continue ergo, checkmate means you have lost.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Mate is when play resolves and no more legal moves are possible. If a king is under direct attack, it is a checkmate. If no king is under direct attack it is a stalemate, which counts as a draw in most cases.

Players can agree to draw. Or a draw can be called after a certain number of moves, repeated or otherwise.

Anonymous 0 Comments

Players are not allowed to move their pieces into check. So if the only move possible is to move into check, you have a stalemate.

Anonymous 0 Comments

A draw in chess can occur when a player has no legal moves but their king is not in check, or when the opponent cannot checkmate the king by any possible series of moves.

With a checkmate the king is threatened and can’t escape, but with a draw the king isn’t threatened in a way it can’t escape. For example it isn’t legal to move your king into check so if there are only two kings on the board nobody can win, but no king is threatened either.

Anonymous 0 Comments

There are basically three different ways of drawing a chess game. The first is called a stalemate. It comes from the rule that you can not move your own king into check, however it is only checkmate when the king is in check. This means that in some situations the king is not in check but can not make a legal move. However if none of the other pieces can be moved either then there is no legal move for the player and the game can not continue. But since it is not a checkmate then it is a draw.

The second is a rule which say that if no pieces have been captured or pawns moved in 50 moves then it is a draw. In chess 50 moves is a very long time, most games are not even 50 moves long. This rule is basically in place to stop games where none of the players is able to make any progress. The players is equally matched and is therefore fair to make it a draw. This is also where the draws due to insufficient material comes from, if you do not have enough pieces to checkmate the opponent you may play on for 50 moves but what is the point. For example if there is only the kings left on the board they can not legally checkmate each other.

The third rule to make it a draw is for a similar reason. If the same position is on the board three times it is a draw. This is for the same reason, if the players are not able to make any progress there is no point in playing on.

Of course players can agree to draw as well before any of these conditions are met.

Anonymous 0 Comments

A draw in chess is a stalemate. It means that there are no remaining moves that can break the deadlock. Checkmate refers to a situation where one player has the other in a position where they have no remaining moves without the king being taken. The king on the board is essentially you. If you are taken, you cannot continue ergo, checkmate means you have lost.