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Topic started by TheShaman on 27 Oct 2007, 12:46:15
TheShaman
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27 Oct 2007, 12:46:15
 
Corr draws
I have noticed that caissa has been sending draw notices after only 3 to 4 moves. I know it is setup to offer them, but why so soon?
 
Or is this a bug?
AdminBrian
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27 Oct 2007, 20:28:26
In reply to TheShaman
Re: Corr draws
Hmmm...not sure what you are referring to. In certain situations, like three move repetition of position, the Caissa system will make an automatic draw offer. I don't know of any situations 3 or 4 moves into a game that would cause the system to do this. Does this happen in all of your games? Perhaps your opponent has offered a draw for some reason?
TheShaman
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29 Oct 2007, 22:56:44
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Re: Corr draws
Not all games. If it was in the caissaclassic site I would say they are hitting it on accident, but it is set up different here. I also know about the 3 move repetition, but they are not the same three moves.
smjg
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30 Oct 2007, 17:20:50
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Re: Corr draws
Draw by repetition is defined by position, not moves. That is, if the same position occurs three times, it's a draw. Same position covers not only same arrangement of pieces, but also the same turn to move and the same possibility (or impossibility) of castling or en passant capture.
TheShaman
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31 Oct 2007, 11:59:13
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Re: Corr draws
Thanks for the definition smjg, but what is confusing me is some of these are happening in the very beginning of the game.
AdminBrian
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2 Nov 2007, 17:52:43
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Re: Corr draws
The next time this happens, let us know before making a move and we will review it.