13496 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
That went way over my head.
Not the only one to find this tough - had to hit Help & I hate that. I wanted to play 1.Nef4 to protect the other knight & threaten mate by Be6 or Qd3 but with the two 'spite' checks by the rook, it takes 4 moves.Mind-twister !
if I am right I see here mate in 2
knight on e to f4 then Qd3 or Be6
Please correct me if I am wrong
1...Rb2+ stops mate on the next move.
what about knight to F8, threatening checkmate in two different ways?Please be relevant, helpful & nice!
sorry, continuing...after knight to F8 then either Bishop to E6 for mate or other knight to G3, setting up former knight to G6 for mate....does that not work? That would be mate in 2 or three.
What if after 1. Nf8 black defends the 2. Be6# threat with 1...Re7? Then on 2. Ng3+ Kf4 3. Ng6+, black's king can escape 3...Ke3. It looks like no mate in two or three using that particular idea.
Perhaps I have overlooked something. I recall this being one of the most complicted daily puzzles I have seen on Chess.com.
I think you may be right...I overlooked the King's escape to e3...thanks...CK
posted about three years late
How to get free membership?
by DDD12 a few minutes ago
Is 1.e4 d5 an "ok" opening
by crikey 2 minutes ago
win or draw by time-out?
by RG1951 9 minutes ago
Magnus carlsen rating performance in 2015
by Staleno 24 minutes ago
I finally learned how to study tactics right and finally improved my rating
by Louis-Holtzhausen 27 minutes ago
Scandinavian Gambit, Ross Variation
by CornerPawn 32 minutes ago
Chess app absolutely needs an update!
by LuisMuga 34 minutes ago
Yes I " Might " disable chat
by ThirdCultureKid 35 minutes ago
Good Response to e4
by CornerPawn 37 minutes ago
Beginner Trying To Learn Fundamentals
by corum 37 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!