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May 8, 2010 | 12:04 PM EDT
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Hi, Newgrounds. I thought I would never have to say that, but long time no see. Anyway, many sleepless months went into making this one, so I really hope you like it.

So what is it about, you may ask? Well, what can possibly be more fun than chess pieces that come to life to beat the snot, blood and brains out of each other.

The game is entirely mouse operated.

In case you mess up, you can always "undo turn".

Can you see all 50 animations? The hardest ones to achieve are the best, for instance the king is badass when killing an enemy. If you click on the "executions" button in the main menu it tells you which ones you've seen and which ones you haven't.

I spent some time creating an entertaining in-game "chess rules" section, which thoroughly explains all the rules of the game on 14 pages. Hopefully, beginner and intermediate players will find it useful.


Wow, Daily First, Weekly 3rd in Games, Weekly 8th Overall, Monthly 8th in Games and more than 200K plays? You guys are amazing!

Thank you for playing, have fun and see you soon with a new submission :)

- Hristo Atanasov (RatherRandom)



Rated 5 / 5 stars

ooo yha

i beat it with the 2 fat rooks checkmating him

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome game of chess

Overall it is epicly awesome but I would say one thing,

maybe in the screen where you can see which executions you've seen or not you should have the option of replaying all the ones you've seen already

(Also maybe have execution scenes when your pieces get killed... namely at times my queen was "shot" by a horse or impaled on her own sword by a horse...)

still awesome work with this game.

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RatherRandom responds:

Good observations, thanks!


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Clever animations but AI could use work

I really liked the animations. They were colorful, original, and humorous.

On the other hand the AI isn't so strong. It seems really aggressive and places way too much emphasis on putting my king in check. Sometimes the AI just throws away its own queen for no apparent reason. Most of the time, though, the AI presents a reasonable challenge, which is good enough for the casual chess player.

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

too easy yet a litte hard

at first the computer was a litte hard but manageable but then when i do the three- four move checkmate it falls for it maybe a litte smarter computer but overall the noises from warcraft 2 and the art work worked very well i enjoyed the game alot

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

One problem

ITs not an automatic stalemate if its just both kings left