23. Dec, 2021

Stalemate

There are several ways to avoid ending a game in a stalemate position:

Understand the stalemate rule. A stalemate occurs when a player can't make any legal moves to a safe square, not when they have only one or two trapped pieces. ...

Observe your opponent. ...

Give your opponent room to move. ...

Avoid focusing on other pieces ...

Diagram - Black looks a goner but skilfully lures White into stalemate