12043 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!
Cool :) !
no brain required...
Deflect the bishop so king can't escape.
chess.com y u no give harder puzzles!?
Always wondered why myself.. since most other chess sites offer much tougher ones or at least give you a choice of easy or hard. I guess it could be either...
1- Because a lot of beginners say 'nice' or 'great puzzle' to them (even to mate in one puzzles) .
2- The puzzle staff are low ranked players who are wowed by queen sacrifices or dont appreciate tougher challenges or more subtle moves.
3- To ensure you dont waste your time at work by thinking too hard, puzzles are designed to be as obvious as possible and 'solved' in 3 secs.
nice but easy
we need harder problems
for i am not a beginner
I'm not first,but i'm the best..
All the morons yell "first" it does matter in real life, in case you were wondering.
Black bishop was overloaded - covering the diagonal (especially h8) AND providing an escape square at g8 for his king. The initial Rh8+ deflected the bishop from his second function.
can we get an upvote downvote system on comments?
by DrSpudnik in a few minutes
Things some chess players say when they blunder
by winerkleiner a few minutes ago
The Smaug Attack
by EDB123 a few minutes ago
Against 1. d4, do you play ... Nf6 or ... d5?
by DrSpudnik 2 minutes ago
12/12/2013 - Polugaevsky - Szilayi, Moscow 1960
by subham_behera 5 minutes ago
I am quitting chess.
by DrSpudnik 6 minutes ago
How do I go about studying the middlegame
by Goob63 7 minutes ago
what the #$%^was he playing and how did he win?
by QueenTakesKnightOOPS 9 minutes ago
Cannot add utube videos no more!!
by stephen_33 11 minutes ago
Daeth Opining: The Future of Chess?
by EDB123 11 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!