Mar 11, 2015
If you're in check and can't get out, it's checkmate - you learned that in the last video.
But what happens when a player is not in check, but has no piece or pawn able to move?
That's something different entirely: stalemate - a tie.
FM Mike Klein explains what stalemate is, what it means, and how you can avoid it if you're winning - or hope for it if you're losing.