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Some articles on draw, draws:

2011 World Netball Championships - Teams - Draw
... The draw for the 2011 tournament was determined on 12 December 2010 in Singapore ... The top 4 teams from the previous championship (Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica and England) were put in the number one position from pool A to pool D respectively ...
Hypergeometric Distribution - Order of Draws
... the probability of drawing a white marble in the draw is This can be shown by induction ... First, it is certainly true for the first draw that ... Also, we can show that by writing which makes it true for every draw ...
Fifty-move Rule - Examples - Lputian Vs. Haroutjunian
... Qf6+, Black could claim a draw but resigned An unusual occurrence happened in a game in the 2001 Armenian Championship between Smbat Lputian (who won the ... (The game was a theoretical draw from before here until Black's 141st move.) Black could have claimed a draw after White's 136th move (or any of the subsequent moves) ... – even though the right to claim a draw was still in effect (Nunn 2010303–5) ...
Draw (chess) - Terminology
... Rf8! draws A "book draw" or a "theoretical draw" is a position that is known to result in a draw if both sides play optimally ... A "positional draw" is an impasse other than stalemate, where a draw is salvaged despite a big material disadvantage (see fortress (chess)#Positional draw) ... A "grandmaster draw" is a game in which the players quickly agree to a draw after making little or no effort to win (see draw by agreement#Grandmaster draw) ...
Draw (chess) - Draws in All Games
... Chess gives the ways a game may end in a draw, and they are detailed in Article 9 (Schiller 200326–29) ... not in check, this is stalemate and the game is automatically a draw ... or will occur after the player on turn makes his move, the player on move may claim a draw (to the arbiter) ...

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