11407 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
I owned this guy's soul for 206 moves :P
That's called torturing innocent civilians, and it's forbidden by the Geneva convention. Without much skilled play, it could be over in 60 moves.
Shouldn't the game have ended because of the 50 move rule????
dude, seriously? YOu were up a rook and knight by move 43. That's just lame. You should be blocked
No. The 50 move counter is restarted each time a pawn is moved, and I guess the OP moved a pawn every 40 moves or so.
the 50 move rule i think means that if after 50 moves no piece or pawn is captured the game is a draw
...but it also requires the pawn movement rule you mentined as well...but havent the 50 moves passed? i dont know cause after the first 30 moves of rook knight and pawns vs lone king its just horrible to watch...
the 50 move rule i think means that if after 50 moves no piece orpawn is captured he game is a draw
No. It's 50 moves without anything is captured or a pawn moves (in fact, these are 50 irreversible moves, and as pawns cannot go backwards, moving a pawn is irreversible).
The OP is singularly well-named.
Great nickname :D
Plus this kind of torture is justified, because white could've just resigned years ago.
Well, playing 200 moves would be torture for me regardless...but especially if I was winning and could've ended it much much sooner.
thanks for the comments guys - i was sure to move pawns occasionally to avoid the 50 move rule but i actually could have advanced even slower and be ok
Yeah, 300 moves...a real triumph.
Then you do see the point.
Why did I just watch that game through
I stopped somewhere at 60.
Both of them seem to have a lot of free time on their hands.
I would laugh pretty hard if you stalemated!
Okay first of all after move 13 the game should be over if both players were intelligent players it is clear black has gone up a whole piece without any compensation for white. I can understand a player playing more moves after that on the bad end, but once down both a rook and knight for nothing any sensible person would have resigned.
Second of all the 50 move rule does not apply to drawing this game. Black made enough pawn moves often enough so white could not draw it.
This game displays a lack of skill on both sides. It is clear that the op does not win very often b/c he just had to drag out one of his few wins as long as possible. His opponent should have just resigned sooner b/c had no chances for anything but a blunderous stalemate. I was actually cheering for white to get a stalemate or draw by repition or 50 move rule towards the end. It would have served black right for screwing around so much, but there was not justice.
LMAO lack of skill on both sides? i don't win much so when i do i drag it out as long as i can? i was looking back at this old topic and i obviously just played it out as long as i could just to see how many moves i could make and see if he would keep playing lol
wow. This is probably the stupidest thing I've seen in my life. What a waste of time. You truly are a chesshole.
How good do you have to be to play the Sicilian
by Chess_is_my_God a few minutes ago
Running from rematches is.......
by yedddy 2 minutes ago
YEA WHAT!! CHESS COMMUNITY
by mudgee08 3 minutes ago
Music & Chess are good friends
by Riedemann 4 minutes ago
New Logic for Auto-pairing and Seek Graph!
by gbuitragot 6 minutes ago
Chess tactics for beginners
by I_Am_Second 7 minutes ago
Ponziani: Impractical in non-computer Correspondence Chess?
by ponz111 17 minutes ago
by Snookslayer 22 minutes ago
7/22/2014 - Mate in 3
by chessrocks7866 23 minutes ago
Time Control Changes?
by Graywacke 24 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!