17039 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 people should realize that getting onto the first page isn't such an achievement.
OT: This one was quite challenge ... well, it is morning after all.
This study appears in Raymon Edwards book Practic Chess.
But you must admit that THIS is an achievement... :)
This isn't really a puzzle, more like opening knowledge and preparation. It's the Tarrash trap in the Steinitz variation of the Ruy Lopez where black's last move was 7... 0-0?
YES and according to legend it took the good Doctor about 4 minutes to invent it vs Marco OTB in 1892
don't get it
took me too long, 15 minutes
Be more positive - it took you 4x as long as it did a world-class GM, but you did get it. Probably the only reason I "got it" was because I've seen it before
He didn't really invent it OTB though, cause he already published it a year earlier."Tarrasch published analysis of this trap in 1891, but 18 months later Georg Marco fell into it in Tarrasch versus MarcoDresden 1892. Tarrasch spent just 5 minutes of thinking for the whole game." So no one really knows how long it really took him to analyze the whole line.
"...Long Calculation..." ??? .... no, it's totally a game
...should have put it in the game of the day.
That is one of the most amazing opening traps!
Basically a whole game...
Nice and long, great stuff
lenghty...but gud one....
Too obscure for me!
first for first
Could anyone explain why white cant retake on e4 with the rook on move 6?
(5. ... Nxe4 6. Rxe4)
6...Rd1+ and you'll get mated!
5/27/2015 - Condemned
by efchacon a few minutes ago
What do you say one move from mating your opponent!
by X_PLAYER_J_X 2 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Lacked Creativity ?....How Dare Me !
by The_Ghostess_Lola 3 minutes ago
Players going on vacation in a no-vacation tournament?
by mi-ash 4 minutes ago
Sicilian defense, how did i do?
by DoubleCheckGG 4 minutes ago
What did i do wrong
by packersfan1997 6 minutes ago
Are tactics really the way to go?
by yureesystem 7 minutes ago
Games between GMs and Experts/Class A players
by SocialPanda 8 minutes ago
What other benefits do you derived?
by Roofslovepizza 8 minutes ago
is there any twitch chess streamers?
by gallywix 10 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!