He's done this before...

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From: Play chess with the Boatman


He's a veteran. But he's playing with only half his attention... and you might be something unexpected.

Game Instructions: Careful! Losing may sink you deeper into death.

Locked with The Boatman's Opponent 5


Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 10

  • 7 - very chancy (42%)
  • 9 - chancy (54%)
  • 11 - modest (66%)
  • 12 - very modest (72%)
  • 14 - low-risk (84%)
  • 16 - straightforward (96%)
  • 17 - straightforward (100%)

Success

Look at that!

A worthy success indeed. But you're glad he doesn't offer to shake hands.


Failure

Oh dear...

At least he doesn't gloat. But the boat drifts an arm's length closer to the far shore.