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No Draws rule - Andy Howie - 02-10-2012

One of the advantages of being here this week is I have seen at close quarters how the no draw rule works.

I can state categorically that it doesn't work at all. All the players do is contrive a way to get a 3 fold repetition!


Re: No Draws rule - Andy Howie - 02-10-2012

Perfect example from the first day I was down

[pgn][Event "FIDE Grand Prix London"]
[Site "London ENG"]
[Date "2012.09.28"]
[EventDate "2012.09.21"]
[Round "7"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[White "Vassily Ivanchuk"]
[Black "Rustam Kasimdzhanov"]
[ECO "A11"]
[WhiteElo "2769"]
[BlackElo "2684"]
[PlyCount "21"]

1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. g3 dxc4 4. Bg2 Nd7 5. a4 Nc5 6. Na3 Be6
7. Qc2 Qd5 8. Nh4 Qd4 9. Nf3 Qd5 10. Nh4 Qd4 11. Nf3 1/2-1/2[/pgn]