10029 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!
But if black moves his king its not checkmate?!
After 1.Rxc6+, black can't move his king
You can also do: Bxd7, Rxd7 and then Re8... Tadah ! checkmate, ^_^
This was a direct solution.
A far more interesting solution is bishop takes Knight, culminating in Queen takes g4.
If rook takes, rook check, forcing the rook back to block, then take pawn, forced queen block, queen takes queens mate.
If King takes, QXg4+ Qf5 QXQ#.
Not as quick, but much prettier.
That pattern was already brought up in the last thread. Post #62
4/9/2012Okay, I missed it. I saw a forced mate in 4 and didn't look further. I did it before the solution puzzle and title were printed. So I led off with 1. Bxd7+Black has two possible responses to 1.Bxd7+1) 1. ... Kxd7, 2. Qxg4+ Qf5, 3. Qxf5#2) 1. ... Rxd7, 2. Re8+ Rd8, 3. Qxg4+ Qf5, 4.Qxf5#
Good mate, deadly simple. ;)
o bryan you owe me 20 dollers i beat you princess.
Total Controll of the open slot
zibzabpiss it is. you have the second bishop covering.
12/9/2013 - Mate in 3
by cshuenss a few minutes ago
Borislav Ivanov is BACK!
by rooperi a few minutes ago
Saving Private Ryan
by GiantSpider 2 minutes ago
Is the Caro-Kann the opening I was searching for or should I go for 1...e5 ?
by badger_song 4 minutes ago
Can Anyone Become Grandmaster?
by Crazychessplaya 7 minutes ago
Looking for live relayers of chess events
by actionambong 11 minutes ago
12/8/2013 - Boxed In
by Naissur 14 minutes ago
Anything else like Hack Attack?
by waffllemaster 21 minutes ago
what the #$%^was he playing and how did he win?
by 2-est-2 22 minutes ago
server down !!
by jac1yn 41 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!