Chess Draw

Sometimes it is necessary to force a chess draw to save the game. This usually happens when you drift into a bad and hopeless position that can’t be saved by any other means. If you get a chance to force a draw by repetition of moves (eternal check) then grab it or you will otherwise lose the game.

A Draw can be achieved in the following cases:

1.If the opponents agree to make draw
2.If the position is stalemate.
3.If there is insufficient material left on the board to deliever a checkmate.
4.If a position is repeated three times: for example: eternal check.
5.If you played more than 50 moves without moving a pawn or exchanging a piece or pawn.

Look at the examples below to get the idea.

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Black is going to lose so he gives repeated check, when he has reached the same position the third time it is a draw. Here is no material left to give a checkmate. The kings cannot checkmate each other.
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insufficient material as you can’t checkmate just with bishop and king This is Insufficient Material as you can’t checkmate just with knight and king, so this is a draw
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insufficient material as two knights and king are not enough to give checkmate Stalemate, if it is Black’s move. Half a point each because Black is unable to make a move


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