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Adjudicating

Boris
Jul 12, 2010, 7:23 AM 1

When adjudicating a chess match (not necessarily at the highest tournament level) how is this done? I understand points value and material worth and adjudicating on these terms appears straight forward. What about if you've been watching a match and it is glaringly evident that despite being in a winning position a person does not know how to finish. Do you award a draw based on this premise or do you still award them the win based on material advantage at a point in time?

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