Dad’s got Jason in a stalemate…
way to embarrass Jason, Roger, with your overcompetitiveness
It’s not Jason’s fault that you’re such a lousy chess player that he actually has to cheat to lose to you, Roger!
Even Paige can checkmate you, Roger.
There is no pleasing some people!
Can’t win Rodger can you?
The King has fallen. But which King is going to lie down on the board? Could it be both of them?
Even Jason can’t find that balance of “let him win, but not too easy.”
Today’s classic Sunday strip we’re missing:
See it in his eyes? Haven’t you noticed that Jason doesn’t have eyes?
Can’t win for losing.
My Mom was such a sore loser at any game. I used to let her win just to keep her from getting angry. The game within the game was letting her win without her ever suspecting.
The reason why nobody wants to play chess with Roger.
Look, he’s only playing chess with you at all because it’s Father’s Day, Roger, so stop looking a gift horse in the mouth.
It can be really irksome when someone takes you at your word %
Poor kid can’t win or lose.
Shame on you for putting your son in a lose-lose situation.
Darned if you do . . . Happy Father’s Day.
Get out your Starfleet uniform, Jason – this is your Kobayashi Maru test.
Just take the win
Been a while since we’ve had a chess comic!
Roger looks like he has more hair since I’ve seen him last. Semi-retirement has done him well.
Jason needs to utterly crush him so that the mere memory of the event is enough that Roger will never ask for another match.
Jason just give dad a break for Father’s Day, make dad think he really won.To the dad’s out there including my hubby, Happy Father’s Day, Though I call it Happy Daddy’s Day.
My hubby and I went to church for his daddy’s day, each dad received a free gift.
Has Roger ever noticed he can play chess against the computer ( definitely need the easiest setting, Roger) instead of torturing family members?
Today’s strip reminds me of Josh Waitzkin playing his dad in “ Searching For Bobby Fischer”.
In chess, Fool’s Mate, also known as the Two-Move Checkmate, is the checkmate in the fewest possible number of moves from the start of the game. This can be achieved only by Black, who can deliver checkmate on move 2 with the queen.
At least Jason was black.
hey, you asked for it
Roger might always lose the chess game but every now and then he wins the mental game.
I see no eyes, only a soulless void.
Make up your mind Roger! Or at least get better
Y’know, I just realized …
The best part about this particular comic is the way Jason doesn’t say a word—and never needs to.
LOL the dads weird