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Blake’s 7 – Speed Chess!

The thrilling yet tender speed-chess sequence from the second season of Blake’s 7. It is the Klute’s only reward take pleasure in it half as a lot as he does

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25 Responses to “Blake’s 7 – Speed Chess!”

  1. Noodles37UK says:

    Xbox was crap then

  2. TomBarrister says:

    The correct score is: 1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 f5 4.exf5 d5 5.Qh5+ Ke7 6.d4 exd4 7.Bg5+ Nf6 8.O-O-O dxc3 9.Bc4 cxb2+ 10.Kb1 Nb4 11.Nf3 c6 12.Rhe1+ Kd6 13.Bf4+ Kc5 14.Be3+ Kxc4 15.a4 Nxc2 16.Qh4+ Ne4 17.Nd2+ Kb4 18.Qxd8 Bxf5 19.Qxa8 Ka3 20.Nxe4 Nxe1 21.f3 dxe4 22.f4 Be6 23.Rxe1 Bb4 24.Qxh8 Ba2+ 25.Kc2 Bc4 26.Rd1 Ka2 27.Qxg7 Bb3#

  3. NineteenNintyEight says:

    Titty titty bang bang

  4. OzClawhammer says:

    I thought Dartanion had him there for a while!

  5. artsnotscience says:

    The 8-bit monitor is epic.

  6. sixstanger00 says:

    I always loved the music that played during speed chess :)

  7. sixstanger00 says:


  8. welshnick300365 says:

    thats pretty good. In speed chess anything can happen after all.

  9. meredithgracek says:

    “This is Atari 400/800 Chess. I used to have it back in the day. That cart cost $40, believe it or not.”

    That must have cost the entire SFX budget of this episode

  10. indianjoe52 says:

    Gotta love The Klute

  11. neelaakaasham says:

    enna koppa ithu?

  12. MARK1HOE says:

    In this episode Blake is doing something really important while Avon and Vila sneak down to break the bank

  13. klisher says:

    i thought charles 1st was beheaded.

  14. Vasyukov says:

    If I remember correctly, I think Orac gets a draw with him

  15. FreakinSweet86 says:

    I loved Deep Roy in Neverending Story, I grew up on that movie and I think he was involved with Dark Crystal too, another fave of mine.

  16. ultimateood says:

    love the music

  17. welshnick300365 says:

    Friltz made a real mess of that. He should have won that easily !!!

  18. ytmndman says:

    I wonder if this was a real game they used or a composition


    Deep Roy has had a nice line in evil little bastards. He played an evil doll in Doctor Who – The Talons of Weng-Chiang – where he also used his wicked laugh.

  20. Sclemtak says:

    Anyone remember Deep Roy as the blowpipe midget villain in The New Avengers?.That guy is just awesome!.

  21. SPeacock says:

    I suspect so, now that I think about it. :)

  22. TheUTubeTeamSucks says:

    Deep Roy did a few Blakes 7 Episodes as i recall, apart from The Klute in Gambit, he was a Decima in The Web and provided the voice of Moloch.

  23. TheUTubeTeamSucks says:

    Bound to be a BBC Micro !

  24. jamesmacheath says:

    The machine is called “Tolinka”, which is a diminutive of Anatoly – meaning Anatoly Karpov. It was named by Viktor Korchnoi at the World Championship in Manila in 1978.

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