11750 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!
1.Qe8+ Qg8 2.Qe5+ Qg7 3.Qh2+ Kg8 4.Qa2+ Kh8 5.Qa8+ Qg8 6.Qa1+ Qg7 7.Qh1+ Kg8 8.Qd5+ Kh8 9.Qd8+ Qg8 10.Qd4+ Qg7 11.Qh4+ Kg8 12.Qc4+ Kh8 13.Qc8+ Qg8 14.Qc3+ Qg7 15.Qh3+ Kg8 16.Qc8+ Qf8 17.Qc4+ Kh8 18.Qh4+ Kg7 19.Ne6+
Even with a computers help I dont realy get it, but it seems to be all about getting to a postion where you can check from all side ie from h3 c3 and c8 that is what you need to force the fork whites first checks are about getting there with out letting blacks out of the cage made by his own queen and the white knight. computer says the puzzle if good and is mate in 25 from the starting position. There is only one winning line for whites and all blacks moves are forced if he dose not want to lost he queen quickly.
Nice and hard but too many moves
good puzzle. amazingly long piece of work to manipulate the king and queen positions. it is good to look at the first and laast checking positions and then see again how to get from A to M.
without the hint (title) I wouldn't have pursued that course as far as that
Honestly... would have asked for a draw !
super good puzzle
This type of format would be MUCH better, if the program allowed us to make our moves, without the wrong one being rejected. Let us make our moves, and then have the computer respond with it's counter move, till either we win, lose, stale mate, or give up.
can not term it as a good puzzle it is a bit long
TOok me long enough
Yes it was long, but at least far better than those silly Sunday non-puzzles.
Want more chess puzzles? Want a tactics rating? Check out the Tactics Trainer and 10,000+ tactical puzzles!
Waste of time, it teaches you nothing
I don't get this at all. The king is checked but not mated. What is the strategy and why does the puzzle end here? I don't see any accomplishment. What am I missing?
Figuring out the point of the puzzle is part of the puzzle. In this case, it's white to play and win. White's next will be Nxf8 with a won endgame K+Q vs K+P.
Starting positions of my own choosing
by Chesscoaching a few minutes ago
Blitz chess rating isnt important !
by BorgQueen a few minutes ago
How a 483 elo became a Co State Champion
by leiph18 a few minutes ago
3/31/2015 - Making Space, Mate in 2
by Davincigeorge 4 minutes ago
What would you say to a 800 rated player?
by Chesscoaching 6 minutes ago
Faking a LOW rating to win !!
by hayabusahayate16 12 minutes ago
Myers-Briggs Types and Chess
by dodgecharger1968 13 minutes ago
How do I?????
by PHudson 15 minutes ago
Prop Bet: 1,000 Blitz Games in 7 Days
by leiph18 21 minutes ago
House of Chess
by JackieMatra 22 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 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!