23 October 2015

The Three Bishops

'The TIE fighter pilot utilizes a Bishop.' Wikipedia explains,

TIE fighters are fictional starfighters in the Star Wars universe. Propelled by twin ion engines (hence the TIE acronym), TIE fighters are fast, fragile starfighters produced by Sienar Fleet Systems for the Galactic Empire. • TIE fighter

I would have liked the photo even without knowing that.

Star Wars Extravaganza © Flickr user Skokie Public Library under Creative Commons.

I count two other Black Bishops on the board. I also count eight Black pieces plus the piece the fighter pilot is holding, which does indeed look like the other Bishops. Maybe it's bughouse.

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