16000 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!
Thank you for this SWEET puzzle, ALL-out ATTACK CARRIES the day!MEOW!!!
chess.com now makes puzzle hard!!!!
Why black do first moove Bg4 instead of Qf8.
got it in 1 try.
Can't Black's b6 Knight move to d7, then, after White's rook moves to h4, that same Knight goes to f8, backing up the vulnerable Pawn on h2.
No. 1 Rf4 Nd7 2 Qxh7+ Kxh7 3 Rh4#
Look back at the answers. Short 1...Bg4 means mate in 5 (as requested). 1...Qf8 is a mate in 4! That's the difference!
What if black answers the first move by g5 ?
1- Rf4 g5
and black continue by
2- ... Rg6
I think the mate threatening dosen't exist anymore !
What do you think?
Take a look at the position after 1...g5. Look for a different type of mate other than the one the puzzle demonstrates. You should find it rather quickly.
Thanks. Yes !! You are right. I didn't see white bishop at first :'(
1 rook.... Makes its opponents panic and mess up
The truth about Dr. Frank Brady and Fischer
by Darth_Algar a few minutes ago
12/20/2014 - Kornflit - Huker, corr 1965
by damongross 6 minutes ago
My adventures with the Fried Liver opening (as white)
by Or_theBashaKiller 9 minutes ago
semi-beginner--feeling lost & intimidated
by DrSpudnik 10 minutes ago
How fast do ratings increase?
by Jadulla 11 minutes ago
Stuff Non-Chess Players Say
by OrganicVegetables 12 minutes ago
People at chess.com play insanely aggressive
by johnmusacha 12 minutes ago
I can't move any pieces!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by SicilianDefence64 18 minutes ago
Annand shows who's the boss.
by Bareilly 20 minutes ago
by DrSpudnik 27 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!