13928 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!
Deltaquad, I don't understand your puzzle, black's queen move isn't forced and it allows the checkmate.
dumor, it is just an alternate move. You could choose other move, but after white Nd4, you will be checkmated in the next white's move. This is a Mate in Two problem.
No post in daily chess puzzle on May 15, 2012.
Want more chess puzzles? Want a tactics rating? Check out the Tactics Trainer and 10,000+ tactical puzzles!
like to see puzzles that are a bit more challanging....
How about queen takes rook and forward with the pawns?
I agree with A11axx and L-C-A-621 that there is other solution...But, it's mate in 3!
lots of smiley faces
I feel ya FM Gauranga i actually saw the Deflection Re8+ move first so if it's a puzzle with multiple tactical possibilities then either choice should be playable. Makes people think the tactic they would use in this situation would be wrong and thats not good
If You Could Fix One Thing On Chess.com, What Would It Be?
by EricFleet a few minutes ago
Accused of cheating by opponent
by Arrowplay a few minutes ago
Get Free Coaching
by leiph15 a few minutes ago
Check out this queen sac!
by glamdring27 4 minutes ago
When do you stop playing risky?
by LongIslandMark 4 minutes ago
by rodolfovalentino 5 minutes ago
Is chess a SPORT?
by kleelof 6 minutes ago
Something I've noticed with 1700+ players and those who are under
by stanhope13 7 minutes ago
Chess.com computer rating
by A_Helping_Hand 9 minutes ago
Two simple questions from a noob
by kleelof 9 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!