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London Checkmate

London Checkmate

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The Governments new secret service, The White Chess attempt to stop the criminal organisation Black Chess to free London from their terrible crimes…(Three major roles open)

1,509 readers have visited London Checkmate since Shané created it.

Rulke are listed as curators, giving them final say over any conflict & the ability to clean up mistakes.

Introduction

GM's: Shané and Rulke

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The Government constructed a new secret service in order to specifically target The Black Chess. The SFSG (Special Forces Support Group) took on the project, but soon the new organisation broke off from them and became some-what independant. Soon after a new criminal organisation arose, imitating the White Chess to create a rather ironic joke. The Black Chess criminal organisation is out of control. No one knows the Black King’s, (who is behind the organisation), real identity; all they know is that he is behind every major crime in London. He consistently manages to evade the police in their desperate attempt to gain information. Each organisation has an interesting hierachy, each agent has a specific job related to the pieces of a chess board. Now the battle of the White and Black side will begin.



Plot:
Rumour has it that the Black Chess has been dealing with the Soviet Union. There is also a double agent "The Jack of Clubs", however the White Chess are still unsure of his true identity. A second Cold War looming, Russia working closely with Black Chess, tension growing in the country and double agents what more could go wrong?



Setting:
In the 21st Centuary, London. Slightly futuristic in the year 2015, though more in the modern era.

White Chess Location:
The HQ of White Chess was built underneath Mornington Crescent Underground. To one side of the station there is a secret door leading to a staircase, the stairs lead to a metal door demanding retina scanner. Once in you find yourself in a building underground, which goes down and down filled with offices, bedrooms, kitchens, armouries and cells. This is White Castle a Soundproof Bunker.
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Black Chess Location:
The HQ of the Black Chess are underneath a new office building located on the remains of Harlequin Shopping Centre. In 2014 the shopping centre was burnt down and the lot of land was bought with apparently questionable money. A new office building is located there now, and beneath it are numerous cells, rooms, offices, chambers, kitchens etc. This is the lair of the Black Chess. They own both the top and the bottom, though they seem to use the underground section more.
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Please note that neither side knows where the opposite location is, so please make sure you don't metta-game. If you are a White Chess agent you don't know the location of the Black Chess and vice versa.



Jobs:

The King-
The King is the mastermind behind both organisations deeds. While he has complete power over the group, he does not do much, but plan. In the same way in Chess where the King moves one space at a time, yet is the main focus of the game, the King is the key to both organisations, yet is not the most useful of players in this tough political game.
Please note if you are playing the Black King you will need to be ruthless and also plan out crimes such as murders, kidnapping and thievery. You can also change the places of the people within your Black network e.g. Move Pawns up and put them as Bishops or Knights.

The Queen-
Male or female, the queen is practically the assassin. He /She is the most active and has the most skills at his/ her job. Usually the one sent on the most dangerous missions, the Queen answers to the King only and is his second in command.

The Bishops-
There are two Bishops for each organisation. The Bishops are the crafty ones which remain undercover in order to gain information for their network. The Black Bishops usually organise or plot the criminal activities, though never carry them out. The White Bishops are spies and are undercover and find out information for the White Chess. While Bishops usually do not actually do anything by themselves, they are still trained to be active if need be.

The Knights-
Again there are four knights. These are like your grunt soldiers. They do the dirty work. Capturing, torturing you name it, these guys are behind it. They are the ones that carry out the Bishops plans and usually are more violent, though not as strategic.
If you play a knight you must be willing to torture and capture other people etc. Your character must be tough, especially if you are a Black Knight.

The Pawns-
Pawns are M16 agents that have been promoted. Each one leads a certain area for example: The army, field work, intelligence work, espionage, army, adminstration, Armoury, Training etc. The pawns slots that are not taken will become NPC (Non-playable Character), basically these are characters anyone can control.

The Castles-
These are not jobs/roles for characters, but code names for information and Headquarters. E.g. The Black Castle- The Black Chess’s headquarters/ The White Castle- The White Chess’s headquarters/ Black Castle (Without the prefix “the” in front) – Information on The Black Chess / White Castle (Without the prefix “the” in front) – Information on The White Chess



Places:

The White Chess:
The White King: Dietrich Soldon, The Viper played by Jokerofspades
The White Queen: Ebony Gaza played by Shané

The White Bishops:
1. Jessica Johns played by NasiaWords
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The White Knights:
1. Christian Jacobs played by Rulke
2. Justin Case played by Acer-Ro

The White Pawns: (Not NPC)
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The Black Chess:
The Black King: Damien Ace played by passionwriter
The Black Queen: Tom Schiller played by Wheatley

The Black Bishops:
1. Dimitri Tatsuki played by XMatthewxHitomiX
2. Reserved by Tumbleweed

The Black Knights:
1. Doser Bulard played by Jerico Do'Lantul
2. Algernon Godwin played by Tæfarós

The Black Pawns: (Not NPC)
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Other:
Jack of Clubs: Damon Abernathy played by Artik
Russian Confidant: Koloda L. Alexeev played by Ropeburn



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Name: (First and second)
Age: (Please be reasonable, no 15 year olds etc.)
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Note:
All characters have the possibility of being kidnapped or injury (though not fatal). If you don’t want you character injured, don’t join. Also, if I am not happy with your character I will tell you why so you have a chance to change it. Also I would prefer if people would allow their characters to be killed at some point to make it realistic and then join in as a new character.
I also want this to be quite exciting, so add some spice to the roleplay by adding little twists every now and then e.g. double agents, romance with opposite side etc.
Reservation can also be made, though if you don’t submit a character profile for over two days I will give your part to someone else.

Toggle Rules

1. This is a mature roleplay, however I do not want excessive swearing. Be mature.
2. Romance is definitely allowed, even with the opposite side, though please keep it Pg 13+
3. Must be literate. At the very least one large paragraph. On average three or four.
4. Must be active. If you join you must be on at least twice a week, if you have an important role e.g. King/Queen, everyday would be best. If you have to quit you must PM me or Rulke, and if you need to leave for a while please message me or Rulke then as well.
5. To make sure everyone stays together on the posting and certain people do not plunge too far a head, there is a limit to one post before the GM (myself and Rulke). As soon as either I or Rulke post you are free to post again.

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London by Shané

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Black Cell

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The last place a White Agent wants to be...

The White Castle

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The White Head Quarters

White Cell

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The one place a Black cannot commit crimes.

The Alley's of London

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Numerous alley's are found within London

Streets of London

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Out in the open of London.

Westminster

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One of the most secure places...

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Dietrich, The White King Viper


Dietrich stared at the papers on his desk, thrown everywhere and so disorganized he couldn't figure out which ones were present. But the one of focus was right below his towering body, and his face was tense. He sighed, frustratingly rereading the report. A White Bishop, whom he sent on scouting and tactical duties to find out more info on Black Chess, was murdered yesterday. And the worst part? No evidence to who did it. The only thing was the shell, which didn't help at all. But he knew who it was: Black Chess was sending them a message, albeit a silent one. But extremely effective. Dietrich knew this couldn't go unanswered. He quickly pressed the speaker button on his phone, paging his secretary, who showed up not 10 seconds later.

"Please call back all of the White Chess members. This is an urgent recall, no taking your time, no excuses. And make sure they get the 'urgent' part." His secretary left as soon as she entered, and he turned his chair around and stared at a painting he had. His hands at his temples, his mind thinking faster than some computers. Being the King, he had the responsibilty to watch over everyone, and even though his services were limited, that didn't mean that he was useless. And the only thing he knew about Black Chess is that they were probably structured the same, only in a mock representation: Get the King, and you win.

Easier said than done. This Bishop killing was good. Very good, in fact. No witnesses, no physical evidence, nothing. What made it worse was that White Chess couldn't help the police in anyway, since they were supposed to be confidential. The police would be stopped cold, and Dietrich wouldn't get an help from them. He just hoped he recalled everybody fast enough. They needed to regroup, think of a blitz-counter, something that could strike back at Black Chess fast enough so they wouldn't see it coming. Dietrich sat in his chair, and flicked his watch out from his pocket. It would be a while until they arrived.

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Christian Jacobs - Edinburgh

It wasn't easy dealing with people like this, worse they weren't known for being so forgiving, they had promised information in return for killing someone named Patrick Winters, an Ex-IRA agent who had decided to return to field. This wasn't good for government image, so he was being paid to make sure his welcome back parade was down before it begun. Patrick Winters had been behind many of the IRA biggest bomb threats, but unfortunately for England, he had gone missing until now. So it was job of White Chess to do what the Government couldn't do.

So he ended up talking to some other IRA men, the men who would rather snap his neck, than see an English guy hold power over them. But despite all this, the IRA were basically defunct, the Real IRA was another story altogether, but the men here were some of the best of the organization, yet they wanted Patrick to be put down. Why? Because they were tired old men.

Still it wasn't popular work, and this is why he was in an Edinburgh discussing final arrangements. Play nice with the locals from the Island and keep things cool. No Government interference whatsoever, but something needed to be done.

And that it had been done, shot between eyes and all indication of him being former IRA was destroyed. It had been quite simple, for someone who wanted to get back into work, he sure fucked up tremendously, no false name, local hotel and materials bought from Asda and Homebase.

"Well, Gentleman, your problem is solved. Patrick Winters is dead. I'll be requiring fee we promised and I hope we never have to deal again."

One of the burlier ones smirked, "Feeling mutual Knight, keep out of affairs of Ireland and we'll likely never meet again."

With that they left, just as Christian mobile rang; snapping it open he answered.

"Hello, mission complete. That is all--"

Just as he was about hang-up he heard a voice yelling stop on intercom. This was highly unprofessional, "We can't talk right now--"

"I don't care, White Knight you are to return to London, please take private jet and don't delay. Details be given when you arrive back. That is all."

"What the f--" Christian begun to exclaim.

"That is all."

With that the phone hung up, and he sighed.

Back to Dear Ol' Blighty I guess.

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"Checkmate." *Pause* That is what I will say when we win...

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The last place a White Agent wants to be...

The White Castle

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The White Head Quarters

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The one place a Black cannot commit crimes.

The Alley's of London

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Streets of London

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Out in the open of London.

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One of the most secure places...

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The one place a Black cannot commit crimes.

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Re: London Checkmate

Can I reserve a White Bishop please? I'm gonna start working on her now :)

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

I'm sorry I never posted here! I got grounded for ever!

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Ropeburn here. I'm kind of lazy, so you'll have to notify me when it's my turn to post. Just sayin'.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Good evening, my friends.

I would, first, like to apologies for my unannounced leave of absence. The circumstances, then, were beyond my control, as is the situation I now find myself in. Without putting too fine a point on it; I am leaving RPG, and I can't be certain when I will be allowed to return.

I know that I haven't been a member for very long, but these past few months have been some of the most enriching I have lived. Creativity and talent flow abundantly throughout this community, and I dare say I've made some very worth-while friends here, whom I intend to maintain contact with by means outside of the site, if possible.

My only regret is that the stories I leave behind in mid-telling will have to continue on without me, and I sorely hope that they do just as well as they would have with me here to watch them flourish.

And so, without further adieu, I bid you all farewell. May the stars light your path, and may this final message find you well; in good health and high spirits.

Very sincerely,
Jerico Do'Lantul

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

I've been working on my post in Word, but I got distracted by this lovely thing called a speech, but I gave it today so I will have more time to work on my post.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Ah people are stuck I see, Jerico said he post this week and well how about you're celebrating the victory at the pub with a few of the others Black Chess?

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

I would, but I'm stuck. Still don't know what to post so I figured I'd wait 'til the other Black Chess guys posted.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Isn't anyone going to post?

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Artik wrote:Really sorry folks. >< Sorry this has come at the worst possible timing but I'm going to have to withdraw. Life's getting a little hectic and don't want to be bogging any RP's down with lack of participation.

Good luck with the roleplay and hope it goes well!

Sorry again ,


Hmm that's unfortunate have to see if I can get someone else, also I've posted, but let's see if i can get someone else to take up ya position.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Really sorry folks. >< Sorry this has come at the worst possible timing but I'm going to have to withdraw. Life's getting a little hectic and don't want to be bogging any RP's down with lack of participation.

Good luck with the roleplay and hope it goes well!

Sorry again ,

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Hello everyone I am here to speak on Jerico's behalf he asked me to let you all know that he is experiencing technical difficulties and will not be back possibly until next week. He wishes you well.

Sincerely,
SilverAngel

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Joker has posted. :DDD Good for me.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Of the previous Bishop? Sure thing, I can have his/her entire life story on a silver platter on demand.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

I'm sure that's perfectly fine, though if so you need to decide details of name, sex and more. Is that okay?

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Request for Doser to have been the one to do it, if that's alright.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

The White King posts first. Here's what's happened, the white bishop was murdered/assassinated, the white king calls back everyone from their assignments around and outside UK, putting organization on high alert. The Black Chess struck hard, this needs action of any sort.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Tæfarós wrote:Koloda is so snazzy. I actually have an unfinished Russian profile on hand if he needs an associate, just saiyan.


Go for it sure Rope won't mind :).

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Koloda is so snazzy. I actually have an unfinished Russian profile on hand if he needs an associate, just saiyan.

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Pretty good character Rope, just please add a picture and space out information :).

Re: [OOC] London Checkmate

Yo. I'm experimenting with this character here, so if he's not good for the part, tell me and I'll make something more practical.