Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: Comments/questions on 4/11
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Kevin Yasuo Kawado)
Date: 1991-04-12, 08:48
Reply-to: email@example.com (Kevin Yasuo Kawado)
In article <2805C92B.firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Kevin Yasuo Kawado) writes:
> >In article <183B378F404040A5@WVNVMS.WVNET.EDU> UN040377@WVNVAXA.WVNET.EDU writes:
>> >>Great episode! I noticed Mark Frost had a hand in the writing for the
>> >>first time since Leland died. The only thing that bothers me is that
>> >>the chess game has obviously been trashed. I had thought Earle was
>> >>obsessive enough about chess that he would keep the game serious.
>> >>I know, I know, the writers couldn't fit a whole chess game into the
>> >>remaining episodes, but they should have thought of that beforehand,
>> >>so they wouldn't have to suddenly shift gears here towards the end.
>> >>So now I guess Earle is just killing people at will, without regard to
>> >>chess, as evidenced by the "Someone you know will be next" note.
> >I don't think the chess game was trashed. The reason the pawn is
> >sitting out in the gazzebo (sp?) is because Earle took the pawn
> >(BxKR3 - I know that's not the right notation but is the pawn that
> >was moved out in the last (4/4) episode). This leaves Earle's
> >bishop extremely exposed. I'm still curious as to what happens
> >when Coop takes one of Earle's pieces. If black does not take
> >the white bishop, the white bishop will take the black bishop
> >(which is what I assume "someone you know will be next" follows
> >from). It is my hypothesis that pawns are just "nobodys" that
> >get paid with beer :-) and the royalty are actual people in TP.
> >Unfortunately, I don't think there's enough time to wrap up the
Oops...that should be BxQR3. I think I have the sides inverted
on the chess board I was looking at.
=K= "Won't somebody stop me from thinking all the time
Kevin Kawado So bleakly, So deeply"
UC Irvine - Morrissey