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How to stalemate yourself

Hi, guys!

 Today, let's see what happens when you are in a losing position. The best you could possibly get is a draw(yes, I know there are exceptions). But how to get one? Either playing 50 consecutive moves that are not pawn moves or taking a piece(which are not likely), accepting a draw by your opponent(which is not likely), or offering a draw and your opponent accepts it(which is not likely).

However, couldn't you get stalemated too? Yes you can!

The problem is how you get stalemated.

First, you move your king into a place where it cannot move. Then sacrifice all your other pieces in a manner where they must be taken. Then, BOOM! You're stalemated!

An example of this procedure is this diagram.

 

Comments


  • 20 months ago

    coolthing

    [A WEIRD COMMENT EXPLODED]

  • 21 months ago

    coolthing

    Oh, yes. Playing 4.Qd4+!! would have drawn a move faster!

  • 21 months ago

    coolthing

    It is a made up position!

  • 21 months ago

    NM pminear

    Although black can win with 2. ...Qh4+, this is still very nice!  I don't know if this position was taken from a real game or made up, but these sorts of tricks DO occur in real games from time to time, so it is a good idea to know!

  • 21 months ago

    coolthing

    that is what I am doing

  • 21 months ago

    DrFrank124c

    Instead of checkmate tips u should give stalemate tips!

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