12419 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
and if (2Qh7) ? black has to move the bishop (white threats Qh8#) in f6 (if not Qxg7 mates or if Kf6, Qh8, Kg8, Qxg8#), but then 3Qg8+ Ke7, 4Qe6+ Kf8, Qf7#
First of off, you have the position a little wrong. Besides that, you missed 1... Qxf6 as the winning move for black. If white plays 2. Qxf6, then black plays 2... Rxe1#. If white plays 2. Qxe8+, then black plays 2.... Nxe8 3. Rxe8+ Kg7 and wins the game. If white moves their queen out of the way of the rook, they lose to Rxe1# because there is no way to defend the rook. Other words, white just lost the game.
Sorry if someone mentioned this already.
If Carlsen didn't see this easy to spot blunder, Qxe8 this still would have been better for black:
It is still an easy win for white.
This was the position, by the way:
Oops, I got in a hurry and missed another move by white:
In the final position, black will also lose the knight due to 5... Ng7 6. Qd8+ Ne8 7. Qxe8+. Still, the point is that Nf6+ is a blunder.
I'm actually starting to be more interested in what E-kuko posts here
Made you realy have to think
Thanks, E-Kuko. Your puzzle is very interesting.
2. Qh7 would have also worked I think
Why not white bishop take D5, king to F8, Withe Qween to H7 and next move white Qween to G8 mate. Is that not correct?
I'm not sure about this one...
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
by SmyslovFan a few minutes ago
Who Is The Best Players In Chess History
by KoenSchaakmans 9 minutes ago
Member Analysis Auditions
by cdowis75 11 minutes ago
11/27/2015 - Holes and Fillings
by Random_Number 14 minutes ago
Suggestions for Online Chess Techniques
by cdowis75 24 minutes ago
Show the equipment and the place where usually play/train/study
by mcostan 27 minutes ago
by winston_weng 27 minutes ago
My Game: What Do You Think?
by wolverine96 42 minutes ago
by MSC157 45 minutes ago
HOS Ebony Dubrovnik Chessmen
by FirebrandX 48 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!