Cf. the game of chess in Middleton's Women beware Women.
Part II, line 138
137) And we shall play a game of chess,
138) Pressing lidless eyes and waiting for a knock upon the door.
to the action in Thomas Middleton's play Women Beware Women where in act II, scene ii, a woman, Bianca, is seduced by the Duke of Florence in one room [in the play, the upper stage] while in another room a game of chess between Livia and Bianca's mother-in-law has moves paralleling the steps in the seduction.
Also note that Part II is titled A Game of Chess. This echos the title of another play by Thomas Middleton A Game at Chesse.
There is a website that is attempting to collect the plays by Thomas Middleton at
however the plays A Game of Chess and Women Beware Women are not there yet (March 11, 2002).
See Eliot's commentary on Middleton's Women Beware Women at the commentary for line 138.