Draw Offer Cleared with Reset

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brutalsacop
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Draw Offer Cleared with Reset

Post by brutalsacop » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:22 am

I can't really suggest improvemements to this nice chess site, but if anyone insisted, I would have suggested that the Reset button should also clear the "Draw" field, if selected.

In this R + P v. R ending for example, http://net-chess.com/game/g1105151604 the game was a dead draw, and 'Draw" was clicked. Then I then saw that if Black captures the pawn on move 77, he loses the rook, and I decided to take a chance. I therefore clicked Reset, reinput the move, and clicked "Move", unintentionally also offering my opponent a draw at the same time.

I would have preferred it if 'Reset' cleared the 'Draw' field as well, but I realise that other players may prefer it the way that it is working now.

Thanks

redketchuplover
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Re: Draw Offer Cleared with Reset

Post by redketchuplover » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:54 am

You're sure he loses the rook?

brutalsacop
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Re: Draw Offer Cleared with Reset

Post by brutalsacop » Thu Jul 04, 2013 11:19 am

redketchuplover wrote:You're sure he loses the rook?
I'm Not Sure, and I have the tattoo to prove it.

jboger
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Re: Draw Offer Cleared with Reset

Post by jboger » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:50 am

I too would like to see this changed, I've offered a few unintentional draws when I suddenly realized I had a win!

However, in the linked game, 77...Rxb4 and the only try is 78.Rc7+ when 78...Rc4 saves the day.

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