11834 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!
after 4. Nxd4 doesn't black just moves the pawn and make a queen on f1 which results in you losing the game?
No, because bishop is defending that square, and you can move the king to protect
bb5+ WORKS AS WELL?
Wow, nice fork!
would have been cooler if white won after that. But it was pretty cool
I Find the way in Third Attempt
White had to play for a draw. Although superior in material, his position was too awkward to achive a win. Blacks advanced pawns left white no other choice.
Good puzzle!!! I am unable to get the puzzle solved. By simply moving all possible moves I solved :P :P. Thanks to the comments that clarifed by doubts :)
THIS WAS NICE
Bb5 is always winning a queen even as first move... or am I mistaking?
nice delay on the queen fork.
AFTER NXQ THIS IS A TOUGH NUT TO WIN FOR WHITE...
Didn't find this easy but then Saturday's puzzle is often the hardest of the week.
I also tried 1.Bb5 first & it's not immediately obvious why that doesn't work until you see that Black's king can shuffle between d1 & e2. At least I found the correct move on my third attempt !
Nobody else has offered a continuation from the final position here which suggests that it's obvious to the better players (but not to me). I don't immediately see why this is winning for White - after all, the White king is restricted from moving to g1/g2 to support it's bishop's attack on f1, so isn't it worth looking at what happens next (?) ....
Anybody up to showing how this goes from here on ?
Good puzzle & great thread today - lots of intelligent comments !
I won a Tournament :)
by Iluvsmetuna 4 minutes ago
Stan Vaughan's Rating... Uh, What?
by ChrisWainscott 4 minutes ago
Bill Cosby and Chess
by ChrisWainscott 8 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Champions
by thecentipede 15 minutes ago
11/26/2014 - Nowhere To Go
by Fourier1986 15 minutes ago
sexism in chess?
by shell_knight 15 minutes ago
What are you most thankful for on Chess.com?
by Sqod 17 minutes ago
by jposthuma 18 minutes ago
1950 Dubrovnik Olympiad Replica Crimson Stain Chess Set By CHessBazaar
by deafdrummer 18 minutes ago
White to move and draw!!
by Remellion 18 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 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!