Originally Posted by rasajadad
I think you're splitting hairs here, (or maybe I don't understand your question,) but the OP asked if sqeaking your shoes is allowed. I'm saying according to The Code - no, it's not.
Yes it is allowed as long as it's not intended to deliberately hinder your opponent. Shoes squeak all the time. It's so hard to tell when it is deliberate.
And it's not splitting hairs. There is a big difference between a hindrance loss of point and a code violation.