Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for January 07, 2001
WELCOME PLAYERS Tri-Country Scholastic Chess Tournament REGISTER HERE BOY: How're you doing so far? PAT: I won my first match! MAN: Pat? Pat Blevins of Amesbury Middle School versus Nate Wright of P.S. 38! PAT: (thought) Hmmm, this guy doesn't look so tough! Still he's in the winner's bracket so maybe he's...Hmmm? He's whistling! Well, either he's not taking the match seriously, or...??Wha? Now he's eating Cheeze Doodles! And what dor of weird move is that? Does this kid have any idea what he's doing? Now I've seen everything! He's reading a comic book! This kid's clieless! I'm gonna blow him off the board! Hello? Is he going to do something? Does he even know it's his move? NATE: Checkmate. Boy: How're you doing so far? PAR: Oh, shut up.