11256 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!
14 Hours ; Alice I am going to send you to the moon.
Hindi masyadong mahirap. . .makelijk!!!
I dont think this is realistic
its beautiful day, sun is on his way...
In spanish "el mate de coz".
It was easy, and fun!
These smothered mates with a knight always look so clever. I wonder if I'll ever do one, or have one done to me, in a game.
classic smothered mate
another nice review.......
Andre Philidor: September 7th 1726 - August 31st 1795; was once the best players in the World. According to his fame; we have the checkmating pattern otherwise know as the Smothered Mate. The Smothered Mate is a common method of Checkmating. It occurs when a Knight Checkmates a King that is smothered (surrounded) by his friendly pieces and he has nowhere to move; nor is there any way to capture the Knight. Also know as Philidor's Legacy!
What opening does this arise from? Latvian Gambit?
That was not really what I thought would happen.
" Old School with Uncle Yermo!"
How to conquer the colossal obstacles of learning openings
by newbie1221 a few minutes ago
Is Chess.com biased toward to the Aussies ?
by kco 2 minutes ago
Daily Puzzle Submissions! *Be Involved*
by pika9 3 minutes ago
What do you like to play with Black against e4?
by FirebrandX 7 minutes ago
9/22/2014 - Mate in 2
by starwall 8 minutes ago
The strongest chess tactic.
by Phantom_of_the_Opera 10 minutes ago
How to Become a GM: By Zod
by Superqueen500 10 minutes ago
Switching from Dragon to Najdorf
by strngdrvnthng 10 minutes ago
Aronian: Women Cannot Play Chess
by Superqueen500 14 minutes ago
Black Holes---- are you in or out ?
by LongIslandMark 15 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!