Or, if you can't find that cache, the co-ords can be calculated by taking answers to questions posed on the trail of my other Chess caches, eight of which have now been archived. This cache is a partly map-based multi due to the difficulty getting a good GPS signal in town.
Chess themed Geocache No.10 - BLACK KING (Bucks)
To complete this cache you'll need a map and a set of questions to be answered by visiting town centre locations. To find your copy of the map you'll need to either find the final of GCGCV5 - Chess themed Geocache No.1 - BLACK ROOK (Bucks) and look inside the cover of the logbook, or know the answers to the questions below. They've all been taken from the other caches in this series. Please note, a '?' represents a figure which can't be shown as it'd give away too much information on the original cache. For example, if the answer shown was N? and the number in question was 27, then N would be 2, NOT 27!
Chess Themed Geocache No.1 - BLACK ROOK
How many planks are there on the bridge by the fairy tale house? Answer ?A
Chess Themed Geocache No.2 - WHITE BISHOP
What is the last number on the plate at the base of the white pawn? Answer B
Chess Themed Geocache No.3 - BLACK KNIGHT
On the telephone pole where the path crosses the road, what number is nearest the letters BT? Answer C
Chess Themed Geocache No.4 - WHITE ROOK
On the signpost near the gatehouse, how many miles is it to Whitchurch? Answer D
Chess Themed Geocache No.5 - WHITE KNIGHT
What date is on the huge sundial you should pass beneath? Answer 18E8
Chess Themed Geocache No.6 - BLACK BISHOP
Opposite a 'comedy street sign' are dates set in stone. Answer ?? June ???F
Chess Themed Geocache No.7 - WHITE KING
Lionel Martin drove a tuned Singer car up Aston Hill on which date in April? Answer G
Chess Themed Geocache No.8 - BLACK QUEEN
On the white stone near the door there's which date? Answer 18?H
Chess Themed Geocache No.9 - WHITE QUEEN
Which year did four men die at the site of the Water Tower? Answer 1??i (Lower case i so you don't think it's an L or a 1)
Now, the basic maths bit. The 'map box' can be found at:
N51° 4F.G(C-A)(D+E) / W000° G(C+E-A).(B+H-1)(D+i)(F-i).
Or look inside the logbook of BLACK ROOK. Simple!
Please take care getting a map and question sheet as they're hidden in a traffic-heavy location. Safe parking is available 'close' by, even for non bus drivers. Once up to speed, head into the town centre and park as many of the locations can't be reached by car. Having collected the required information and worked out the co-ords you'll want to return to your car. The final location isn't easy to reach but I'm sure you'll find a way. It's close to a footpath so please be careful not to get caught!
The FINAL cache originally contained:
1 x Postcard
1 x Atomic Kitten CD single
2 x Smelly candles
1 x Glass candle holder
1 x Party popper
1 x Boxed toy car
Plus the usual; Log book, cache notice and pen.
While you're in the area, I suggest you check (another vague Chess reference there. Did you spot it?) out Dan and Pid's Watermead Wetlands (1) or their Egyptian Springs caches. Both are only a 10 minute drive away.
A small experiment - Please feel free to rate your visit to this cache out of ten in your log.