15280 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!
In your 5...Qe7 6. Qxg6+ Qg7 line white wins quicker with 7. Rf8+ Kxf8 8. Qe8#.
this isn't an answer to me is it? because I left king in check. Someone please show me where I am wrong? Post #173
No. Sorry about that. I'm referring to a post by Roost1513 from page three and just realized I forgot to quote it before I saw your post that I'm quoting now. I have edited it to clear up any confusion.
so evening up material? Well...
Well, not exactly.
weak! second move Nf5 to h6 so much better
I think 3. Nh6+ (my original guess) might be a good move, but I'm pretty sure 2. Nh6 is not, as it appears black can safely capture the knight.
After 3. Nxe7+, instead of 3......Kg7, black should have abandoned the rook and taken the knight with 3....QxN. Still a challenge to battle the white queen and rook. Nevertheless, the white knight was ultimately black's downfall.
Yeah, you're probably right. I think it was just a case of black forcing white to find the correct moves with the knight on moves four and five, as white's path to overwhelming advantage is very straightforward if black goes into 3...Qxe7, probably more than if black does not play 3...Qxe7.
if the black queen takes the knight, then the white queen takes the rook, then it's a fairly even position
Not for long.
I'm quite sure this combination doesn't work without the seemingly meaningless white pawn on d5, which prevents 5...Qe6!
call me a noob but i dont see why the black queen didnt kill white knight.
Your a noob.lol
nice - i'm getting closer to 1st page!
I dont understand why the queen didnot take the horse after 3rd move ?
Easy bizy lemon squeezing
last move is confusing but i get it.
Morphy never gets old.
ματ με τον ΙΠΠΟ απο 5G ΣΤΟ 6Η κατι που δεν βλεπεισ συχνα
Suggestions needed in improving my game
by JagdeepSingh 4 minutes ago
Ashley's Million-dollar chess tourney - but bring your own clocks
by woton 4 minutes ago
by Reb 6 minutes ago
by jauhin 9 minutes ago
The engine prank
by Kingdom_Hearts 10 minutes ago
by ellie100 11 minutes ago
OK You Genius Chess Collectors..... Entire Here
by ifekali 17 minutes ago
sharpest reply against d4
by jauhin 18 minutes ago
A sacrifice for a attack
by Vikkelsoe 18 minutes ago
Worst Chess Books!
by btickler 19 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!