11280 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!
how in hell did that king ever get out there in the first place?
Good one, working Knights and Bishops together!!
Good one... looks like Legal Mate.
Just playin' what feels natural...
Nice :) !
I would like to know by which opening you get to this position?
Good one. Such a HUGE difference compared to yesterday's puzzle.
The power of 5 pieces !!!
mate in 3 if 1.Nce4+,Ke5 2.f3+Kxf3 3.d4#
That was my initial thought as well, but after 2.f4+ black has 2...Kd4!, and there seems to be no quick enough mate. For example, 3.c3+ Kd3 4.Nf2+, and the king still has 4...Kc2.
Why 2... Kxd4 instead of 2... Nxd4?
After 2...Nxd4 or 2...Qxd4 white can give immediate checkmate by 3.f4#.
Why not qxd4 or nxd4 for the second move of the blacks? With a queen sacrifice, the mat can't happend, right? (2.qxd4 3be3 3qxe4!)
after qxd4 simply f4#
WAY too many moves for the two knights at the beginning.
Cool mating net.
OTB - how to get started?
by Time4Tea a few minutes ago
by chessmicky a few minutes ago
Why do you like playing chess?
by Alec289 6 minutes ago
weaknesses of the sicilian nadjorf
by chessmicky 8 minutes ago
12/22/2014 - Peter Leko vs Alexander Morozevich, Nice, 2009
by Sun4Ray 8 minutes ago
Do you believe in love And Squeezing juice of life ? ?
by DrCheckevertim 14 minutes ago
I was told to forget about studying openings, HELP!
by Sqod 18 minutes ago
Tracking while being Blocked
by rdecredico 24 minutes ago
Checkmate in zero and half a move.
by mashanator 24 minutes ago
Try my Knight Puzzle
by jposthuma 25 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!