19915 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!
Have a nice Sunday and Happy New Years to all......
It's Sunday, once again!
My blog: http://blog.chess.com/MSC157/my-first-otb-tournament2
DO NOT QUOTE THE FIRST POST!
1. Qf8 Kf8. 2. Re8#. I have solved this puzzle.
That tactis trainer puzzle is flawed to be honest. The king should have been moved to g8 once the queen's attack was removed. That would change the game and even opens up the possibility for stalemate, possibly checkmate, if black plays properly.
Never claimed that TT puzzle was difficult Gimpalersan, just less easy than today's daily one!
As for your assertion that it's 'flawed', you might want to go & look again because at no time can the king escape - remember that the white bishop is on g6 by the third move & cuts off any retreat via f7. And anyway, what exactly does "once the queen's attack was removed" mean ?
Of course if you'd like to post your alternative line....?
Miscounted the play, you're right. I would have played that version in an actual game and it actually wouldn't have changed anything at all. Sorry bout that.
could see it, not play it
good one indeed.
Why is the puzzle messed up?
Same here...the board is doubled (stacked vertically), and I can't move any pieces.
I can't even see if I am supposed to play as black or white! I'm guessing white, though...
what happened to the puzzle?
How can this website have such a bug.. it needs to be fixed asap
The puzzle is glitching on my computer
Is it the same on everyone elses?
"Next: Titled Tuesday Tournament - Host IM Danny Rensch "
when is the right time for castling
by TunjiGold 4 minutes ago
by cornbeefhashvili 4 minutes ago
What's On Your Bookshelf?
by ivanzypher 5 minutes ago
3/3/2015 - Mate in 3
by jennogle 6 minutes ago
by patzermike 6 minutes ago
Show Me Your Favorite Chess Clock...
by ROBB_CHESS 10 minutes ago
Member Mailbag Submissions: January!
by f_babaee_a 12 minutes ago
What would be the rating of a top chess player in the late 1800s today
by SmyslovFan 23 minutes ago
by go_pin 26 minutes ago
Re-Challenge (white / black)
by themilosh 26 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!