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The Promised Neverland Episode 9 – Back Rank Mate

Back Rank Mate : A checkmate that occurs when your king is trapped behind a wall (usually a wall of your own pawns) on the back rank, and a queen or rook attacks on the back rank. You know, I think I’m just going to reiterate my thoughts from last week – OMGWTFBBQPURPLEMONKEYDISHWASHER. What the...

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Boogiepop and Shania and Irina ep 10 – Straw Man

Irina: A straw man can mean a few things. Either it’s a a person regarded as having no substance or integrity, or it could be an intentionally misrepresented proposition that is set up because it is easier to defeat than an opponent’s real argument. Scarecrow was neither if you ask me.

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The Promised Neverland Episode 7 – Prophylaxis

Prophylaxis is a key concept of positional chess. It is a move, or sequence of moves, to deal with an opponent’s plan before it starts. Sometimes one can completely stop the threat; sometimes one just makes the plan relatively harmless. You make me wish I had studied chess instead of learning just enough to get...