SSPX Chess Player Creates Bishop Pieces Without World Chess Federation Approval | EOTT LLC

FTA: Society of St. Pius X chess grandmaster Larcel Mafebvre has turned four of his pieces into bishops without approval from the World Chess Federation, officials have confirmed.

“Mr. Mafebvre has, without approval from the Federation, created bishops out of pawn pieces,” said World Chess Federation head Antonio Salamanca. “After speaking with Mr. Mafebvre regarding abiding by the new chess rules, wherein players are given the freedom to concelebrate the match, and to say the words of ‘checkmate’ in the vernacular, he has sadly decided to ignore our requests.” …

The post from which the above is sourced can be found at the satire blog: Eye of the Tiber. The whole thing is a delightfully funny read. Again: it’s satire, folks, not serious news.

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