10940 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!
dear prativa: what if on move 3 black takes queen with his king instead of with his knight?
Really nice problem.
similar to king's gambit opening
There is a "smothered" mate as well, but it takes two moves more:
1.Qh6+ Ke8 2.Ng7+ Kf8 3.Ne6+ Kf7 4.Qg7+ Ke8 5.Qf8+ Rxf8(or Nxf8) 6.Ng7#
I like it better.
nice and easy
Prativa_pralh: If 3. Qf8+ Kxf8...not checkmate...
didn't see the third move at first
Nice idea, but if 3. ... Kxf8 instead of Nxf8 capturing the White Queen, then your solution may not work as the king seems to have more escape squares.
THat pesky knight. Nice
this option can be defeated at 2. ...d5
what is the wierdest chess dream u have had?
by Prayerman46 a few minutes ago
Kasparov for FIDE Presidency!
by varelse1 a few minutes ago
English Opening - no love?! :-S
by capablanca2014 a few minutes ago
by The_Chess_Agent a few minutes ago
Admins, group work!
by BallCrusher28 3 minutes ago
2014 World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament
by MrDamonSmith 5 minutes ago
Mobile app no good
by Arrakis09 8 minutes ago
How to set up personalized time controls?
by giulianomedda 9 minutes ago
What type of tourney do you prefer?
by wallyjack 10 minutes ago
1min Bullet: Dynamic Play
by royalbishop 11 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!