Playing to lose
I was thinking of a "weird version" of chess where the goal is to lose (no resigning allowed unless you just rage quit). Then I realized it was impossible, your opponent doesn't have to take any of your pieces or checkmate you. He could do this:
So I figured the best you could do was draw, but how do you force it? Then I figured it out. Forcing a draw when your opponent's aim is to lose is actually pretty easy. This is what happens:
I know I could've stalemated a little faster maybe, but you get the idea. Stalemate can be forced.
You know, I don't know where I get these ideas from.