Tag: Chess

Reddit Writing Prompt #35: Checkmate?

As it turns out, Death has no idea how to play chess. –Ae3qe27u

SO, THE LITTLE ONES CAN MOVE FORWARD ONE OR TWO SPACES-

“Pawns, and they only move two spaces if they haven’t moved before.”

YES, RIGHT. THE ONES WITH THE HATS-

“Bishops.”

-MOVE DIAGONALLY, THE CASTLES –

“Rooks.”

-YES, I KNOW – MOVE IN STRAIGHT LINES, THE HORSES –

“Knights!”

THERE ISN’T A KNIGHT. IT’S JUST THE HORSE, AND YOU CAN’T KNIGHT THOSE. THEY MOVE IN L SHAPES?

“Yes, and they are knights.

AND THE LAST TWO… ONE OF THEM MOVES HOWEVER SHE PLEASES, THE OTHER CAN MOVE ONE TILE IN ANY DIRECTION. I CAN’T TELL WHICH ONE IS WHICH. WHY DON’T WE JUST PLAY CHECKERS? Continue reading “Reddit Writing Prompt #35: Checkmate?”

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