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Perpetual Check in Blitz


  • 15 months ago · Quote · #1

    szachmalpa

    In a 3 min. blitz match, am I allowed to use perpetual check to run down the clock? For example, say I have 30 seconds left and my opponent has 15 seconds left and I have my opponent in perpetual check. Can I just use perpetual check to run out the clock? Also, does it matter if I have a losing position  or not?

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #2

    BorgQueen

    Go for it, it's fine.  If you repeat the same position though, your opponent can claim a draw by 3-fold repetition.

    Many games are won this way.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #3

    Deantasanto

    Sure, if your opponent doesn't claim the draw after 3-move repetition.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #4

    szachmalpa

    Thanks, I did that, and my opponent claimed it violated the rules and said I should be banned.

  • 15 months ago · Quote · #5

    BorgQueen

    Then your opponent is/was an idiot.


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