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Petar Trifunovic vs Alberic O'Kelly de Galway
Hilversum Zonal (1947), Hilversum NED, rd 4, Jul-18
Indian Game: Capablanca Variation (A47)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Sep-09-05  ReikiMaster: Stalemate once counted as victory but no more. Is there a short notation for it?
Sep-09-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sneaky: Not that I know of. The ECO volumes have a preface that describes every chess symbol under the sun, from "zugzwang" (a circle with a dot in it) to "separated pawns" (looks like a dumb bell).

Oddly, there is not a symbol for stalemate.

Sep-09-05  azaris: Where would you need a symbol for stalemate in an opening encyclopedia? Besides, it's pretty self-evident so "1/2-1/2" should suffice. Although the same could be said for "#"!
Apr-18-06
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  Eggman: <<Where would you need a symbol for stalemate in an opening encyclopedia?>>

LOL. Good point!

Apr-20-06  Richerby: `Informator' gives comments on games using symbols instead of words, so there's no need for translation. A symbol for stalemate would be just as useful there as the symbol for checkmate, I suppose. But there's a tradition of annotating checkmate and no apparent tradition of doing the same for stalemate, perhaps because stalemate is pretty rare in practice.
Feb-13-09  WhiteRook48: wrong rook pawn!
May-17-13
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  offramp: The symbol for stalemate is a miniature Ford Edsel grille.

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