perpetual check


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perpetual check

n
(Chess & Draughts) chess a consecutive series of checks that the checked player cannot avoid, leading to a drawn game
Translations
Dauerschachewiges Schach
scacco perpetuo
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Matthew Parsons also accepted a draw in an approximately even endgame, and captain Richard Boylan eventually drew through perpetual check in a contest which could have gone either way.
32 Kh1 Rxa4 33 Re8+ Kh7 34 Rd1 There is no point in taking the R on a4 and risking Black forcing perpetual check or even mate.
Michael Eskander: 5 Tie The Knot, 6 Sky Heights, 7 Kayf Tara, 12 Laebeel (from 40), 15 The Hind, 20 Arena, Perpetual Check,
But with Kasparov threatening to promote one of his pawns into a queen, the computer was able to mount a counterthreat and create a scenario in which it could place Kasparov's king in a perpetual check.
This holiday season, however, smaller retailers have a new line of defense -- one that may be all too familiar to perpetual check abusers.
Play could continue 43 Qg7+ Kh5 44 Qh7+ Bh6 45 Rf7 Qxe2 46 Rf5+ gxf5 47 Qxf5+ Bg5 48 Qh7+ with perpetual check.
Coral: 6 Kayf Tara, 7 Tie The Knot, 8 Sky Heights, 16 Arctic Owl, Travelmate, 20 Dignity Dancer, Enzeli, Ungaro, 25 Arena, Caitano, Inaflury, Make No Mistake, Perpetual Check, 33 Central Park, Episode, Family Favourite, The Hind, 50 bar.
The alternative was to go for a draw by using his queen to keep the computer's king in perpetual check and force a stalemate, Schwartzman said.
By herculean efforts Michael pulled the sixth game around from a difficult position and with a piece sacrifice drew by perpetual check.
Michael Eskander: 6 Tie The Knot, 8 Sky Heights, Kayf Tara, 20 Arena, Travelmate, 25 Dignity Dancer, Grand Archway, Inaflury, 33 Blueprint, Perpetual Check, Silver Patriarch, The Hind.
White's last move stops any Black hopes of perpetual check and there is no defence against the threatened Q-R6ch.
In a move which mirrored the controversy over the Caulfied Cup triumph of Taufan's Melody, the Victoria Racing Club exercised its powers to exclude two horses from the Cup for Yorkshire and the Bart Cummings-trained Perpetual Check.