“Checkmate! I win!”

“You never said check so it’s not counted.”

“It is; my pawn took your king so I… Oof.”

“See even the chair agrees with me. You’re supposed to say check in the step before you go to take the king.”

“The chair was just broken, it doesn’t agree with you.”


The photo prompt has been given by Dale Rogerson at the Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields and the word prompt (Pawn) has been given by Denise Farley at the Girlie on the Edge.

21 thoughts on “Checkmate

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  1. The philophically great thing about chess is that you can never take the king. The game ends at checkmate, which is the move just before the king would be taken


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