There’s a book called “The Quickest Chess Victories of All Time,” for sale at…
…and a customer reviewer with the name of
I am the man from Silicon Valley with the review below., mentions that years ago, the penalty for an illegal move was a King move.
So, say you make an illegal move, your opponent calls the Director and he agrees the move is illegal. But, your King cannot move because the opponent has all the available King squares covered.
Would you get a tie from this debacle? I certainly hope not.
I think you should not only suffer a loss, but made to go to bed without your supper.