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Ray_Han
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OR you could get three knights and do the three knights checkmate...
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(Original post by ipulledhermione)
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read my edit
Just noticed. Tushay.
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So I was just playing chess and if those of you who don't know the rules if you get a pawn to the other side of the board then you can promote it to a higher piece, which usually players choose a queen as its the most powerful piece so the move is called "queening" but this means that you can have more than 1 queen on the field at the same time. I for example had 3 queens on the board at the same time. But this means in a sense if you take the pieces meaning literally which I believe you do as you start with only 1 queen and 1 king that the king is then married to multiple women. Which seems rather misogynist to me as it devalues women in a sense like its saying its acceptable for men to have relationships with multiple women and he lets the women do all the work for him as the queen pretty much is the most powerful piece. Does anyone else think this as well? Chess is an old game so I'm not suprised that sexist themes from the past are subtly in it. :woo:
You could conceivably turn all of your pawns into knights.

Oh Noes! Chess has a horse fetish! The king has MORE THAN ONE HORSE.


IS THIS BESTIALITY?

SHOULDN'T HE BE SHARING THEM WITH THE PROLETARIAT MASSES?


Point Made.

Furthermore, the Queen is the Matriarch of the board. The most powerful piece. This is sexist how?
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(Original post by Lollyage)
I actually thought it's the other way round since the queen is the most powerful piece on the board and the king is far more restrained and needs to be protected :p:
It could also be a way of saying that the man lets the women and his men do all the work but he's still in charge.:o:
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(Original post by Ray_Han)
OR you could get three knights and do the three knights checkmate...
But the King isn't married to any of his other pieces is he.
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implying that a game in which the most powerful piece is female is misogynist
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Uh, I was under the impression that queening allowed you to return a taken queen to the board, not 'turn it into a queen'. I'm pretty sure that's checkers.
CHECKMATE.
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(Original post by Unknown?)
So I was just playing chess and if those of you who don't know the rules if you get a pawn to the other side of the board then you can promote it to a higher piece, which usually players choose a queen as its the most powerful piece so the move is called "queening" but this means that you can have more than 1 queen on the field at the same time. I for example had 3 queens on the board at the same time. But this means in a sense if you take the pieces meaning literally which I believe you do as you start with only 1 queen and 1 king that the king is then married to multiple women. Which seems rather misogynist to me as it devalues women in a sense like its saying its acceptable for men to have relationships with multiple women and he lets the women do all the work for him as the queen pretty much is the most powerful piece. Does anyone else think this as well? Chess is an old game so I'm not suprised that sexist themes from the past are subtly in it. :woo:
Nice troll. Don't you think the fact that the Queen is vastly more powerful than the King is also sexist? ***wit.
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(Original post by Ray_Han)
OR you could get three knights and do the three knights checkmate...
If the opponent allows you to get three knights then he deserves to be checkmated. And is probably eating the chess pieces anyway.
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Nice troll. Don't you think the fact that the Queen is vastly more powerful than the King is also sexist? ***wit.
It could be but the queen has to protect the king and has to do all of the man's work.
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:doctor: :fuhrer:
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Overanalysis fail. :facepalm2:
You madam, win my internets.
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Just noticed. Tushay.
humpphhh

sorry for over reacting :p:
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Whites go first.
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There are bishops on the board, this game must also be offensive to non-christian religions as ther is no rabbi etc
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Your right it is sexist, you can't have more than one king!
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It could also be a way of saying that the man lets the women and his men do all the work but he's still in charge.:o:
Touche :cool:
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Chess was invented in India a long time back very prejudices were present...
Enjoy the game...
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GTFO. Right now. Seriously.
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Nahh fail. Its just a board game.

You can name any piece however you like... if you like to that is...
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