An iconic scene from "The Prisoner" is the game of Human Chess, staged on the chess board in the centre of the village.

We have attempted to recreate this for visitors to the Virtual Convention, and offer it in three formats, choose the format most suitable for the equipment you have available.

The game takes 17 minutes 32 seconds to complete.

Click here for the Keynote (Mac) version

Click here for the PowerPoint (PC) version

Click here for the Movie version (all platforms)

Interested in Chess?

Ed Bishop has requested we publicise The National Correspondence Chess Club - an organisation who do "correspondence chess", which may be of interest, especially to those who are isolated at the present time. The website address is (or just click on the link above).

We respect your privacy. This site is GDPR compliant. Requests to third party servers are anonymised so that no user-identifying information is shared. Unlike the real Village we do not track visitors.