14858 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!
The smothered mate is a much more pleasing option :P
The smothered mate works too, but it takes 5 moves
very good puzzle.
nice puzzle. I love the mates in 4+.
I was also looking for the smothered mate. haha Anytime there is a knight around that corner it is a good idea to have that idea. :)
I thought it would be smothered mate.
i thought so too.. turns out the actual solution to be much better :D
other way: 1. Qd6+ Ka8 2. Nc7+ Kb8 3. Na6+ Ka8 4. Qb8+! Rxb8 5. Kc7#
Nice Knight/Queen teamwork.
Easy one,all move's were check,and all forced except move three,if black move's 3.Nxe8...Kc8, 4.Qc7#.Thank's Chess.Com,good day chess head's.Title made it sound harder,but it was not hard at all!!!
Even if I was presented with this mate in a game, I would completely ignore it for the rare opportunity to get a Philodore's mate!
Know what you mean... think I would play Kc8 as black out of spite!
Just created a chess cube account...chess.com leaves it in the dust!
by alexm2310 a few minutes ago
2/28/2015 - Maister - Grozdov, corr. 1954
by ReyRambler1960 a few minutes ago
Nobody loves me
by Pulpofeira 4 minutes ago
by Reb 4 minutes ago
Admins: Spam alert, you may wish to check this
by Caedrel 8 minutes ago
What are the similarities and differences between chess and military strategy ?
by MuhammadAreez10 8 minutes ago
Illegal Castle from Game on this Website
by Reb 18 minutes ago
Ponziani Opening Forced Exchange Questions
by txtan 19 minutes ago
Why did my ratings jump? Caffeine?
by johnrwebber 30 minutes ago
Mouses for bullet chess
by txtan 33 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!