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Pony Chess

Sketch by Qdwach on r/MLP. Please critique, this is most definitely a work in progress.

Edit: THAR SHE BLOWS
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morion87's avatar
My Little Pony needs more chess related art. And I don't know a thing about chess myself. But I love Twilight and Fluttershy.

So that helps.
Herobrine564's avatar
I kno how 2 play chess, but I NEVER won :(
eta-gamma-14's avatar
I haven't played chess in forever, and I'm trying to convince my dad to get me a set.
Drpepper1152002's avatar
You need is a 8x8 area/board, and use objects as chess pieces
Fluttershy: Checkmate...
Twilight: Wait, what?
Fluttershy: Um, don't be mad...
Twilight: I'm not mad, just surprised...  How did...?
Fluttershy: You were trying to use the Peruvian Gambit, it's a good tactic but largely useless against experienced players...
ElementOf-Loyalty's avatar
"HA!You're cuteness has no effect on me Fluttershy.You forget ,I raised Spike from a cute baby".-Twilight
"Darn it".-Fluttershy
Heyo, that's a really cute little picture you got there, one that just suits my needs. You see, I'm writing a story that can be found here: [link] and I'd like to know if I could have your permission to use this as cover art when I submit to EqD. I'll be sure to credit you and all that jazz.
elegantmisreader's avatar
Sure, go for it! Give Qdwatch a nod, too - I don't have their devart, though, unfortunately.
Pikachu127's avatar
D'awwwww. Is fluttershy sick? D:
D'aww. This is the most adorable thing.
i stared at that bored a little to long
BucketHelm's avatar
You can tell Twilight just spotted a winning move.
elegantmisreader's avatar
Confession: I know nothing about chess so I don't even know if this is a legal board setup. It's a modified endgame puzzle I found online - modified because overlapping pieces blend into each other and it looked messy.

I had a friend of mine go through and teach me how pieces move and what castling is, but I've never actually played a game. I am a 26-year-old computer science graduate student. Don't tell my advisor, I think they'd kick me out of the PhD program.
hombre0's avatar
If it helps at all, it's Fluttershy's move. Not many people probably care, but, you know, whatever you wanna do is fine... :iconfoalfluttershyplz
hombre0's avatar
Fluttershy's in check from Twi's queen.
elegantmisreader's avatar
Number of games of chess I have ever played in my life: 0
hombre0's avatar
It's fine, dude. Don't worry. Nobody cares whose turn it is, you do amazing work. I'm a chess nerd.
elegantmisreader's avatar
It's just an excuse, which really isn't an excuse. I'm a sufficient geek that I really *should* be a chess nerd too, but it just never happened for a plethora of reasons.

Thanks though ^^
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hombre0's avatar
I can never get the icons right.
Scotch208's avatar
This is the greatest thing i have ever seen!

Thanks for brightening my day.
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