To draw or tie is to finish a competition with identical or inconclusive results. Draw is usually used in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the
Ties or draws are possible in some, but not all, sports and games. Such an outcome, sometimes referred to as deadlock, can occur in politics, business, and wherever there are different factions regarding an issue.
In instances where a winner must be determined, several methods are commonly used. Across various sports:
The rules governing the resolution of drawn
In other areas, such as in a vote, there may be a method to break the tie. Having an odd number of voters is one solution—after the election of the