13433 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!
Exactly, Terracotta. What the hell's wrong with 1. ... RxB??????? This was not a forced mate, as presented...
i see.. thanks. ^^,
Ahhh...thanks Italicus. I stand corrected. RxB leads to mate in 6...
2. Nf6 also is correct - giving booth rooks ability to attack at king file
I think if 2. Nf6+ Nxf6 3. Rd8+ Ne8 may hold out more than the eight moves. If 3...Rxd8 then 4. Rxd8+ transposes to the main line.
can someone please explain why after 1. Bxh6+, the rook doesn't just take the bishop?
I like the mate in seven:
6. Bg5 Kg7
@Terricotta:1. Bxh6+ Rxh6 2. Qf6+ Nxf6 (2. ... Kg8 or Kh7 Qxf7+) 3. exf6+ Kg8 (3. ... Kh7 4. Ng5+ Kg8 5. Rd8+ with mate to follow) 4. Rd8+ Rxd8 5. Rxd8+ Kh7 6. Ng5#
A quicker way to lose
Because RXF7+ NxRF7, QF6+... and from there you have lots of options for mate.
y after Bxh6+ the rook doesnt take the bishop?????
front page.............................but are all the moves forced?
not really,black can move out of check on first move or take Bh6 with Rh8xBh6,which looks like it was better move,because once back K opts to move out of Bh6 check i think all moves are forced after that
why after 1. Bxh6+, the rook doesn't take the bishop?
no,first move is not forced,Rh8xBh6,and when NITE blocks rook,rook takes nite,K CAN MOVE TO H7,I LIKE 1.Bh6...Rh8xBh6for better first move sequence,changes whole complextion of game
cool but somewhat ez 2
your right,it not only cheks Q but it changes whole complextoin of game.the only way white can recheck is Qf6, or Nf6,Q must move or check with Nf6 letting K move to g7 keeping white Q in check with rook protected by K.now there are a variety of moves,and remember white is one move from being mated,next white move is critical,to end result of game
thats was fun i didn't know how much i enjoyed the daily puzzle intill its was gone. thank you for the puzzles they make my day brighter
Want more chess puzzles? Want a tactics rating?Check out the Tactics Trainer and 10,000+ tactical puzzles!
(B x h6) and ....... Rh8 x Bh6
ღ OFFICIAL 2014 Chess.com Awards ღ
by Immortalus 5 minutes ago
Can you Queen one of whites pawns?
by LoekBergman 11 minutes ago
Admins: Spam alert, you may wish to check this
by ConnorMacleod_151 11 minutes ago
Establishing the value of a chess piece
by HGMuller 14 minutes ago
by ConnorMacleod_151 15 minutes ago
12/18/2014 - Mate in 4
by vinalvindipa 20 minutes ago
Smart and Pretty - Top 10 Prettiest Female Chess players
by editorBX 21 minutes ago
Fool's Mate Variations or New Opening?
by tigerprowl5 21 minutes ago
Carlsen never plays 1.e5
by Immortalus 22 minutes ago
Another one bites the dust.
by ConnorMacleod_151 23 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!