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A Battle of Sorts

Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.

 

Puzzle ID:#13672
Fun:*** (2.28)
Difficulty:* (0.69)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:_riddle_reader_**

 

 

 



A battle being fought on a field of plaid;
2 overlookers there were and 8 upfront soldiers each had.
Each of them had 2 castles, 2 church officials, and a duo of horses,
When battling correctly nothing penetrates their forces.
Protecting high royalty while attacking is the point of the game,
Well, c'mon, have you figured this object's name?



Answer

A chess board.

castle= rook
church official= bishop
horse= knight

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Comments

(user deleted)
Jul 18, 2003

i got it pretty ez since im good at chess =D
unmellowyellow**
Oct 27, 2004

very good teaser
jboo4uA*
Oct 31, 2004

beyonce123*
Jun 26, 2010

I was reading and then I saw the word "castle" and it just clicked inside of my large brain.
iggy39Aus*
Oct 06, 2012

i got this one before the hint. Really easy and they don't come easily to me.
liked it though, how come hardly anyone posted on this one.
Knightingale*
Jul 16, 2014

Yay, finally a chess riddle!

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