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This item is one or more fairy chess problems
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1999-08-08
 By Michiel  de Bondt. Mutual stalemate with all pieces. Construct a mutual stalemate setup using all 32 pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Smith wrote on 2009-09-07 UTC
A well-known such setup is Patt-schach.

T Wootten wrote on 2009-09-07 UTC
Another solution:
NRBQKBRN
*PPPPPP*
*P****P*
********
********
*p****p*
*pppppp*
nrbqkbrn
White (uppercase) pawns move upwards, black (lowercase) downwards - thus neither can go anywhere. The positions of the bishops, king, and queen can be changed around.
I think this was on Wikipedia, as the starting position for a chess variant - since no player has any legal moves, the game is opened with an ILLEGAL one!

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