Letter #23 - 2012
Resigning a game
06/15/12 8:17:20 AM
From: Roque P.
Despite playing Chess for more
than 30 years, when I resign a game I don't lay down my King and I only shake
hands with my opponent.
there some rule indicating to lay down the King?
Greetings and excellent site.
the intention to resign the game or shaking hands as you do it is
Although there is no
need to lay down the King, this has been the most popular form of
resigning a game by most Chess players for many years. it is just
another way to concede a game.
Thank you for