The power to gain strength from the game of chess. Technique of Chess Manipulation. Variation of Affinity.


Users become stronger, faster, more durable, etc. from the game of chess, possibly unlocking abilities related to the affinity and enhancing the existing powers. Some users may be able draw sustenance from their affinity or even slow or stop aging.

User may draw different abilities from different variations of chess or from various chess-pieces.



Known Users

  • Damned Chessmen (Devil May Cry 3)
  • KingMan.exe (Mega Man Battle Network 3)
  • Users of the Evil Pieces (Highschool DxD)
    • Rias Gremory; Piece: King
    • Akeno Himejima; Piece: Queen
    • Issei Hyoudou; Piece: Pawn
    • Koneko Toujou; Piece: Rook
    • Yuuto Kiba; Piece: Knight
    • Asia Argento; Piece: Bishop
  • John Hunger (The Adventure Zone)
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