16128 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!
You can always queenside castle
It opens up a line for the white rook to kick ass after castling...
WhenEVER you see an "outside" pawn offered for a central pawn, you have two ideas that accompany it - one is that an open file for a rook/queen will occur (f file in king's gambit, c file in queen's gambit) and the other idea is that if the pawn is accepted, you have uncontested central pawns, controlling that all-important middle territory. So in a sense, when the opponent captures your f-pawn, you are intending to side-step the whole kingside, and control the middle (which is to say, play your d pawn out now that he has no e pawn to fight it).
i hope when you mean now you don't mean immediatley or this happens...
If the KG scares you, play something else.
i still think i like the kings gambit........
Any black openings that will give me the bishop pair?
by Gunvald123 a few minutes ago
Geller and Tal had positive records against Fischer. Why? Explain.
by The_Ghostess_Lola 2 minutes ago
Chess.com email adress
by ForeverHoldYourPiece 4 minutes ago
8/1/2015 - GM Shirov - GM Volokitin, Russian Club Cup, 2009
by moranmorlafs13 4 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Top 10
by Fblthp 7 minutes ago
If Capablanca played Carlsen for the world champion match, who would win?
by Irontiger 10 minutes ago
by DENVERHIGH 15 minutes ago
Chess and Math
by Colin20G 18 minutes ago
Daily chess puzzles - 1 Aug 2015
by wanmokewan 18 minutes ago
What Oppening is Most Effective?
by NewArdweaden 19 minutes 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!