I've experimented a bit against the computer and found that upon a stalemate being detected, the "defeat" message is shown. But in a ranked game do stalemates count as defeats for both players? How do stalemates affect ladder points?

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In normal ladder games, the higher ranked person will lose points and the lower ranked person will gain points. The point gain/loss is less than a straight up loss or win.

In automated tournaments, the person who scored the most experience points in the game will advance. It does not take into account rank or MMR.

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