11026 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!
Why can't the knight take the queen on blacks second move?
Look at move 4.
Black is preventing that.
Much better puzzle than usual - took 2 tries on move 1........
All of the moves are important for a mate in four!
Is it Thursday... or Sunday???
1. Nh6+ followed by 2. Qf7 looked good, but it is too slow.
Good puzzle, I really like the daily puzzles, new here and to chess, took me a few tries on the 2nd or 3rd move I think. They really help me think and learn what moves are effective when trying to mate king.
could have saved one step
what if 2...Nxg7 ? will someone carry it forward?
They already did earlier in the thread. Read it.
The queen takes the rook's place at h7.
I don't understand why the black knight goes g5 instead of f4 capturing the white queen. If the white rook then moves g8 putting the king in check, the rook on c8 takes the white rook avoiding check mate.
Lastly, this checkmate is not forced if black would have simply thought about its actions.
You're an idiot, and obviously haven't been paying attention.
You know that fourth move by the rook? Yeah.. you just did nothing to prevent it and allowed it on move three.
there was also a mate in 5 but same story
by bjohn123 a few minutes ago
Is there any chance that a 1300 rated player can beat a 2700 rated player?
by chess_gg a few minutes ago
by yfilc a few minutes ago
Fischer: mentally disturbed or just mean spirited jerk?
by Kevin_Grem 3 minutes ago
The Ultimate Test of Engine Fanatics
by bjohn123 4 minutes ago
The best variation against sicilian game
by JohnStormcrow 6 minutes ago
Move that cause black to resign but could have played on
by CanuteWebbJnr 6 minutes ago
Why hasn't Ivanov been banned yet?
by mattbk 8 minutes ago
by Timothy_P 12 minutes ago
What is your favorite chess quote?
by honeybadJR 12 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2013 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!