17226 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!
I'm afraid that your puzzle is incorrect as white can play either Qg7# or Qe8# for a mate in one.
no one mentioned the alternative Re8+ Nf8 Rxf8+! Kxf8 (Kh7 Qxg7#) Qd8# yet, so I will ;-)
Nice one. The bishop on g7 was very effective.
I solved this puzzle with much thinking. Nice.
First puzzle that I was actually able to see the entire mate before doing it. Feels good.
Good puzzle. Got it in one but that second move really held me up.
No-one asking why black's king doesn't take the rook on the 2nd move ? It's because it would pin the g7 pawn so that white could play: 3.Qh6+ Kg8 4.Qxg7#
no one mentioned the alternative Re8+ Nf8 Rxf8+! Kxf8 (Kh7 Qxg7#) Qd8# yet, so I will ;-
Sorry 'freelunch' but after 1....Nf8, 2.Qxg7# is the shorter route & black is supposed to frustrate white for as long as possible.
Seems easy after it gets completed :)
Tough One, took me a couple tries
sacrifice to lure!!
Very Clever Mate
The Ice Queen delivers again.
Nice one, thanks!
Brilliant Tactic, using decoy, then pin and finally end with unavoidable checkmate..
7/1/2015 - Mate in 3
by practicalsquares a few minutes ago
Chess Club Rules
by HoeYifan a few minutes ago
Blitz is Harder than 2 years ago.
by Equiv 2 minutes ago
STAFF, I DIDN'T PLAY THIS GAME!!!
by mrhjornevik 3 minutes ago
Should chess be considered a sport?
by Whip_Kitten 5 minutes ago
who is the best chess player of all time?
by SmyslovFan 6 minutes ago
Chess's illogical rule regarding pins
by Razer531 10 minutes ago
Podium Prediction Plus (PPP) - "Dortmund Sparkassen 2015"
by MSC157 11 minutes ago
Chess.com point inflation
by Martin_Stahl 11 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Lacked Creativity ?....How Dare Me !
by Harvey_Wallbanger 12 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!