13299 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Who Cares what black does, this opening is quite hard to get. But when you get it. You have a good chance of winning
I agree...! Great information for beginners! If you can get your pieces to this "Full Control" position of the center, your game has very good chances for victory!
If you could get that position, you have good winning chances. But black might easily avoid it(starting d5 stops the e4 pawn already). Alekhine's gun might be a bit easier.
I DON'T PROFESS TO BE GREAT AT CHESS AND FAR FROM IT, BUT I AM
OPEN TO LEARNING MORE TACTICS AND STRATEGY WITH WHICH TO CONTROL
THE CENTER. I LIKE IT AND WOULD GIVE IT A TRY IF I COULD
YOUR KING AND QUEEN PAWNS ARE OUT, DEVELOPMENT IS GOOD
THE KING IS CASTLED AND THE QUEEN IS NOT IN FOREFRONT BUT BACK UNTIL
NEEDED, YOUR BISHOP IS COVERING BLACKS F7 PAWN WHILE YOUR OTHER BISHOP COVER C 7 PAWN AND YOUR KNIGHTS ARE DEVELOPED, BLACK IS NOT DEVELOPED , BUT THIS IS FROM A BEGINNERS POINT OF VIEW
In fact, it is impossible to get to this place. With white castling, white has seven moves. That means at least one black knight would have to still be out.
But there is much center control by white if black allows it to get anywhere near this position!
by IM Silman
27 hours ago
2 days ago
3 days ago
by GM Gserper
4 days ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!