Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Comments/questions on 4/11
From: (Kevin Yasuo Kawado)
Date: 1991-04-12, 08:48
Reply-to: (Kevin Yasuo Kawado)

In article <> (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
> >game.
> >
> >
Oops...that should be BxQR3.  I think I have the sides inverted
on the chess board I was looking at.

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