Chess stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

July 30, 2017

Reads: 49

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Chess is one of my favorite games. Inspired by an essay I wrote my first semester of college. Read More

Poem / Other

May 16, 2017

Reads: 51

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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It's like a game of chess -- but who's playing? Read More

Reads: 42

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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After this will he still be man's best friend? Read More

Tags: dog, chess

Reads: 56

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Who is moving your piece on the chess board? Read More
Some people think that they are smarter than they really are. And sometimes it takes a surprise occurance to assure them that they are not. Read More
Volume I of "Friday Night Games." A girl called Robin and her adventures. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 26, 2016

Reads: 102

Shelves: 1

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Tags: girl, boy, kids, london, chess

Reads: 159

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A game of chess used to explain a love triangle. Read More
Ever in pursuit of success in the fascinating business of fortune telling, the Great Trenlin strives for a higher employee satisfaction rate and accepts to play a friendly game of chess against Porric. Read More

Reads: 350

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This is a story is about a boy, an old man, and a chess game. Read More

Reads: 211

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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An unlikely champion plays an unlikely reaper of souls for possession of his friend's life. (Was originally a poem. Morphed into prose later on, making it more like a piece of flash fiction). Read More

Short Story / Romance

January 10, 2016

Reads: 212

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Synesthetic chess grandmaster sucks at life in his own unique way. Follow his joyful discovery of normal life and love. Oh, and if you don´t like the first few paragraphs, don´t give up. Things are not what they seem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 11, 2015

Reads: 79

Shelves: 1

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I always loved to play chess. Unfortunately I've always been terrible at it too. Read More
They sought blood, and they found it...but not mine--their own. Part 2 of Ex: The Story of Chesure Fox Read More

Reads: 103

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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In this chess game there is a lot more then bragging on the line. Read More

Tags: death, fiction, life, chess

This is a poem I've written for this novel I might be starting on. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 03, 2014

Reads: 160

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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A poem about feeling so controlled you can't breath. Read More

Reads: 140

Shelves: 1

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SSA James Metz is a seasoned NYPD Detective turned BAU Agent for the FBI. For the last 20 years his main obsession has been tracking the most prolific serial killer to ever sweep the east coast. For the last 20 years, James has done nothing and lost a lot in… Read More
A themed board game instructions and board. The theme is Ned Kelly Iron Outlaw, Victoria Australia circa 1880. The features are; chess variant, role playing, handicapping, strategy,chance, 3 players, 3 ways to win, 2 player option, bartering option. Contains rules and board design and artwork. Read More

Reads: 80

Shelves: 1

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This is a poem dedicated to a friend from school, he passed away two years ago from suicide and last night while walking at 1-2am I wrote this poem about him. Read More
Played chess online with a guy. Read More
People were starting to notice. 13 murders have rocked the city and the detectives are desperate yet the Chess Player remains elusive. a short story I wrote for an English assignment on crime fiction Read More

Reads: 207

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Sometimes when life is at it's darkest you learn the most valuable lessons, and find the most valuable people. ***For The Challenge Maker's Self Harm/Injury Contest*** Read More

Reads: 197

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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A Nobel Prize laureate gets in a war of words with a homeless man. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 29, 2012

Reads: 214

Shelves: 1

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It hurts when you make yourself vulnerable with someone and they leave you anyway. Read More
7 mentally gifted young teens are granted special abilities by a mysterious scientist, who suddenly dies a few days later. Each of the young men must decide how to utilize their new powers, and determine where their allegiance lies in a civil war. Then a seven-way game of cat and… Read More

Reads: 2733

Comments: 16

Shelves: 1

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Robert Ballentine's hostile takeover of America in 2036 goes remarkably well until the so-called king decides to choose a teen queen. A king may beat a queen in poker, but Ballentine's top choice is wildly dangerous. She bluffs like a poker player, but she's actually playing chess. Read More

Reads: 153

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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I thought about this on a trip. 6/24/12 Read More

Tags: life, game, chess, entity

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