- PLEASE NOTE: This episode is the 40th episode in the Japanese version, and is listed to reflect that.
Chess Mess is the 49th episode of the MegaMan NT Warrior anime. It originally aired in America on December 7, 20004. In Japan, this episode is named I'll Battle You! (ばとったるねん! Batttotarunen!) and is the 40th episode of the season, originally airing on December 2, 2002.
Tora, world-class NetChess Battling Champion and his NetNavi KingMan, have come to DenTech City to challenge Lan and MegaMan Tora never plays for free though, and demands that whoever loses the NetBattle must give their NetNavi to the winner! Lan accepts the challenge, but soon realizes he has no idea how to play chess! Luckily, Maylu does and partners up with Lan. As the incredible battle nears its end, ShadowMan mysteriously appears on a mission to delete both KingMan and MegaMan!