The Prisoner is a British television show that originally aired between 1967 and 1968. This is the eighth episode entitled Checkmate.
Number Six participates in a huge life-sized chess game using inhabitants of the Village as pieces. The chessmaster indicates it is a psychological game to test the personalities of the village inhabitants. When Number Six tries to contact the outside world, another player who is under hypnosis attempts to extract information from him. He reveals some information since he thinks it is a test of loyalty.