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Cheerleaders in the Chess Club – Ep1 / S1

Cheerleaders in the Chess Club – Ep1 / S1


We’re gonna to be late for cheer! I know. And that’s ok? It’ll be fine. Are you sure about this? Yes. I just don’t get it. Look, don’t even worry about cheer. You wouldn’t even be on the squad if it weren’t for me. Okay. You’re my friend, right? Of course! We do things together. Like Batman and Robin. And who’s Batman? You are. And is Batman always right? Yes! No. She’s not. But you trust her ’cause she’s the smart one. Right. Welcome to the bulldog chess blog. In todays episode we will be talking to guard about a series of opening moves called “The kings gambit”. Guard, what can you tell us about this exciting style of play? Well Gwen, “The kings gambit” is not for the light up heart. Exposing your king so soon might seem risky, but there’s a reason why it was the third most popular opening of the 17th century. 19th century! 19th century. That is a nine! Well, it looks like a seven. Well, it’s a nine! Well, some people put a line through their sevens. I thought it was a seven. Let’s just start again! Both of you are idiots! [loud music] [in the background] I didn’t do anything wrong! It’s him, well… [loud music] Hello! Oh hello! Welcome! We are here… to join the chessclub, yes! Come in, come in! Everyone, this is… Would you like to introduce yourselves? Sure. I’m… [whispers] Do we use our real names? [whispers] Yes! I’m Jessica. And I’m… Ashley Burns! We know. Everybody knows Ashley Burns. Hello Bree. Cheerleaders? In the chess club? That sounds like something Disney Channel marved out Are you here to make fun of everyone? ‘Cause, uh… I already do that. They are here to join our club. I didn’t know you play chess. I don’t. The councellor made me join. What’s your excuse? We just want to support this worth wile club. Hm, really? And we really like checker. Chess. Chess, yes. I meant for style. Checkers on our clothes. I’ve this really nice checkered skirt. Actually it’s plat, but lights do suffer good too. That’s… why… we’re… here. Why is everyone looking at me like that? Because you’re pretty. Thank you. Marv. You’re more than pretty. You are both angels! This is so amazing, I can’t belive you guys are joining us! You are going to love chess club! It’s a place where we can totally be ourselves! That’s great! I’m Cindy. Can I show you my official chess-club-handshake? Okay? Actually you’re gonna have to fill out these forms and get them signed by your parent or guardian to be official … . Let’s not overcomplicate things. They’re here to play, Gwen. Well, if something would happen to them, they technically wouldn’t be covered by the school insurance. You mean like the base clipped on Howards drawer? Very funny! That’s not a joke, that actually happened. Ahm, I’m Gwen. I’m the captain. CO-captain. Do you know a lot about chess? What’s your ranking? We might need a little learning. Well, you came to the right place, ladies. Just so happens I give chess lessons on the side. Really? This is Gus. At your service. Truth is, there’s a lot of learning about the game of kings. The first thing you wanna work on is good or evil. Okay. Opening moves are my specialty. I know them all. French, Sicilian, Dutch. I’d be happy to give you a demonstration if you are interested. Either during club-time or after. Sure, that sounds good! No! Thanks. Think it over. It’s all free. Just one of the benefits of membership. Would you two join in, we’ll finally have enough members for a Watch out for the tables! They’re fine! Well if something would happen… Fuck off! You’re going to scare them off by acting out freeky! I am not acting freeky, you are! What are you doing? [shout at each other] We do have to get to cheer practice by four. Right. Chess club sounds like the perfect fit for your scedule. Yeah! No doubt. So uh, have a look around, we have chess pieces and boards, uh, timer, we’re a little underfunded What’s this? Jazzee. Technically, that’s not part of the club. Playing more than one game build your skills. Like athletes that play different sports. Crosstraining. Okay. And this is Penny. Are you a good witch or a bad witch? What? We’re not witches. These are cheerleader uniforms. That’s from “The wizard of Oz”. It’s her favourite movie. You remind me of Dorothy when she arrives in Oz We don’t see people like you around here. She’ the most mature of the group. Really?! Why? I have a boyfriend. Seriously? His name is Brandon. He is really… young. That’s just his baby picture. He’s much older now. He doesn’t go to this school, he goes to East-Side Elementary? I like young men. Want a lollypop? Just like the munchkins. Oh! And there’s one more Person you have to meet. She is really wonderful and she can’t wait to get to know you guys and tell you all about herself. Cindy, no! No, no, no, no, no! It’s the perfect opportunity! She’ll be good. This is… Beth! Hi Beth. Beth? Say hi. You can do it. They’re friendly. Cindy, heard you I do said not to do that? She just needs encouragement. I’ll help you. You just move your lips and push some air out. Just like this. Here we go… Hello. My name is Beth. And I’m really happy to talk to you today. Blulululub La la la. La lala lala. La lala Blulululub She doesn’t talk. She can’t? She can, she just… doesn’t. But we still love her. She’ll come around. She’s just shy. Technically, she’s diagnosted disalepted mute. Bup bup Howard, can I talk to you? Out here. You never said it would be like that. Like what? Freaks and weirdos! We’re not freaks and weirdos, they’re my friends! How about… I just be registered. I don’t actually have to be here, you just… pack me on the list. You need to be here. We can make this club… excellent. It’s chess club! How excellent can it be?! Really excellent! You’re delutional. And they’re weird. Actually, you’re weird too. You agreed to be a part of the group! Well, I’m changing my mind. This is over! Then I’m posting the video! [music] You will dare! Watch me. Oh my god! Howard, are you blackmailing the captain of the cheerleaders?! Back out, Bree. I’m so proud of you! You’re like a gangster with a guinea pig. This has nothing to do with you. Sure it does. I’m in the chess club. What’s on the video? Nothing. Must be juicy. Well, so would you hang with us losers. I never said you were losers. No, that’s right. You said freaks. And weirdos. I say post it. I don’t want them in the club, anyhow. Are you in or are you out? We’re joining chess club. Let’s play. [music]

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