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disasterminatornado 36 ( +1 | -1 )
Perpetual check Ok, so if you can manage to put your opponent in check over and over again, you can declare it a draw, but is it considered "cheap" or "unethical" to do this? It seems some people don't appreciate this, but I think if you can think up of a way to corner the opponent's king, good for you, you planned something and managed to dodge getting a loss despite your material disadvantage.

Any thoughts on this?
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zdrak 13 ( +1 | -1 )
There is not, never was, and never will be, anything unetical about forcing a draw by perpetual check. It's perfectly legitimate.
criss_cross_it 10 ( +1 | -1 )
I agree with zdrak
atrifix 25 ( +1 | -1 )
The only "cheap" or "unethical" tactics emerge off of the chessboard. You should always play your best. If it leads to a draw by perpetual check in an otherwise losing position, then, well, your opponent should have prevented it.
tulkos 3 ( +1 | -1 )
of course it's ethical! It's all part of the strategy of the game.
disasterminatornado 28 ( +1 | -1 )
It would be nice if certain players would not first decline the draw and say "IF YOU WERE A GOOD PLAYER YOU WOULD TO RESIGN" but I guess there will always be people like that. That's just being a sore loser.... or, I guess, a sore non-winner.