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1st Feb '16 2:24:19 AM GrammarNavi
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* In the {{Branion}} series, the gods are seen in vision playing "strategy" for influence. Sometimes, however, they come to earth and take over the bodies of their heroes, literally fighting it out on the battlefield. This is painful and deadly for the pawns.
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* In the {{Branion}} ''Literature/TalesOfTheBranionRealm'' series, the gods are seen in vision playing "strategy" for influence. Sometimes, however, they come to earth and take over the bodies of their heroes, literally fighting it out on the battlefield. This is painful and deadly for the pawns.
18th Jan '16 7:02:02 AM DeisTheAlcano
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->''I knew it! I knew I was piece in the middle of a cosmic chess game!'' ->-'''King''', ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}''
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->''I ->''"I knew it! I knew I was piece in the middle of a cosmic chess game!'' ->-'''King''', game!"'' -->-- '''King''', ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}''
15th Dec '15 7:25:34 AM ChaoticNovelist
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There is no "presumably" about it. Tet outlawed violence for a reason.
* ''LightNovel/NoGameNoLife'' has Tet, the God of Games, rule over the world of Disboard which is inhabited by 16 races. Each race's powers and status are granted by a chess piece McGuffin; Tet challenges the protagonists to unite - or conquer - all races in order to obtain the full set and face him for the ultimate game, presumably putting the lives of all the world's inhabitants at a stake.
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* ''LightNovel/NoGameNoLife'' has Tet, the God of Games, rule over the world of Disboard which is inhabited by 16 races. Each race's powers and status are granted by a chess piece McGuffin; Tet challenges the protagonists to unite - or conquer - all races in order to obtain the full set and face him for the ultimate game, presumably putting the lives of all the world's inhabitants at a stake. game.
15th Dec '15 7:24:19 AM ChaoticNovelist
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A subtrope to DivineConflict. Contrast ChessWithDeath. HumanChess is this on a much lower scale.
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A This is a subtrope to DivineConflict. Indeed, it might overlap with CombatByChampion to prevent the gods from duking it out themselves. Contrast ChessWithDeath. HumanChess is this on a much lower scale.
22nd Nov '15 9:21:16 AM ZimFan89
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* Near the conclusion of''Webcomic/The10Doctors'', the Tenth Doctor finds out that all that mess was caused by [[spoiler:the Guardians of Time] who were playing chess with a board and pieces representing the characters]]. Obviously, he is not amused.
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* Near the conclusion of''Webcomic/The10Doctors'', of ''Webcomic/The10Doctors'', the Tenth Doctor finds out that all that mess was caused by [[spoiler:the Guardians of Time] Time, who were playing chess with a board and pieces representing the characters]]. Obviously, he is not amused. * In ''Fanfic/{{Ripples}}'', it appears that everything that's happened to Will -- being sent back in time, being de-aged and transformed, and becoming Phobos' OnlyFriend and MoralityChain -- is all part of a wager between two powerful, but currently unidentified, beings. (WordOfGod has confirmed that they'll appear and be explained in the sequel)
6th Nov '15 6:14:57 PM frogpatrol
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* Near the conclusion of''Webcomic/The10Doctors'', the Tenth Doctor finds out that all that mess was caused by [[spoiler:the Guardians of Time] who were playing chess with a board and pieces representing the characters]]. Obviously, he is not amused.

* At the ending of ''Webcomic/The10Doctors'', Ten finds out that all that mess was caused by [[spoiler:the Guardians of Time]], who were playing chess with a board and pieces representing the characters. Obviously, he is not amused.
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* At the ending of ''Webcomic/The10Doctors'', Ten finds out that all that mess was caused by [[spoiler:the Guardians of Time]], who were playing chess with a board and pieces representing the characters. Obviously, he is not amused.
6th Nov '15 6:12:57 PM frogpatrol
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** In ''The Armageddon Factor'' (the finale of the Key To Time StoryArc) the Doctor - who was sent on a PlotCoupon mission to get the parts of the Key To Time by the White Guardian - is opposed by the Shadow, who was sent by the Black Guardian to get the pieces of the Key. ** In Seasons 25 and 26 there are hints that the Seventh Doctor, who here began to be portrayed as a more godlike figure and Chessmaster, is playing a game against an unknown opponent. It is finally revealed his opponent is the EldritchAbomination Fenric, who he beat at a Chess game centuries ago, but who has been manipulating events since [[ArcWelding Season 24]].
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** In ''The Armageddon Factor'' (the finale of the Key To Time StoryArc) the Doctor - Doctor, who was sent on a PlotCoupon mission to get the parts of the Key To Time by the White Guardian - Guardian, is opposed by the Shadow, who was sent by the Black Guardian to get the pieces of the Key. ** In Seasons 25 and 26 there are hints that the Seventh Doctor, who here began to be portrayed as a more godlike figure and Chessmaster, is playing a game against an unknown opponent. It is finally revealed his in [[spoiler:"The Curse of Fenric" that the Doctor's opponent is the EldritchAbomination Fenric, who he beat at a Chess game centuries ago, but who has been manipulating events since [[ArcWelding Season 24]].]]
29th Oct '15 3:59:48 PM DaibhidC
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* The events of the "Family Reunion" story arc in ''Comicbook/TheMuppetShowComicBook'', are all part of a boardgame being played by two celestial beings [[InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals who happen to resemble Statler and Waldorf]].
27th Oct '15 12:52:59 PM FF32
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* In ''IndigoProphecy'', Lucas is guided by [[spoiler:a race of anti-human AI's, and the SerialKiller Mayan priest by a human cabal. And there's a faction of {{Almighty Janitor}}s who know and see everything.]]
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* In ''IndigoProphecy'', ''VideoGame/{{Fahrenheit}}'', Lucas is guided by [[spoiler:a race of anti-human AI's, and the SerialKiller Mayan priest by a human cabal. And there's a faction of {{Almighty Janitor}}s who know and see everything.]]
14th Oct '15 7:25:21 PM EryliaStarheart
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* ''NoGameNoLife'' has Tet, the God of Games, rule over the world of Disboard which is inhabited by 16 races. Each race's powers and status are granted by a chess piece McGuffin; Tet challenges the protagonists to unite - or conquer - all races in order to obtain the full set and face him for the ultimate game, presumably putting the lives of all the world's inhabitants at a stake.
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* ''NoGameNoLife'' ''LightNovel/NoGameNoLife'' has Tet, the God of Games, rule over the world of Disboard which is inhabited by 16 races. Each race's powers and status are granted by a chess piece McGuffin; Tet challenges the protagonists to unite - or conquer - all races in order to obtain the full set and face him for the ultimate game, presumably putting the lives of all the world's inhabitants at a stake.
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