16554 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!
You're right, it is impossible!
Hi everyone! This is my first forum post, so I hope you guys like it! Once again, the position here seems dire... how can White save the game? I assure you, it IS possible... have fun!
A famous Reti study.
This is the famous Richard Reti geometrical study. There's also the line 2...h3 3.Ke6! h2 4.c7 etc.
I still say it's not possible.
Andy if you play Blacks how you win?
You guys really need to develop your sense of fun a bit more...
Talking about sence of humor.
I have this weird idea that your name is a composition of Andy Kaufman and Tony Clifton.
I suspect that you're one of the few chessplayers to have gotten it...
Nice puzzle. Thank you for sharing!
This is my first post, so just like to say I love this site!
I came across this study while going through Fundamental Chess Endings. This study demonstrates the concept of board geometry (approaching the black pawn, not through a straight line) and threatening to support whites c-pawn. Very nice indeed!
If you enjoyed this puzzle try the following (also ends in draw):
Nice one! Who composed it?
Hey nimzo, you still exist! Howdy.
wait is white trying to draw????
Yeah - white's trying to draw. This position illustrates that a king can move diagonally just as quickly as in a straight line, thus covering a longer distance. Here's another interesting puzzle I found.
The composer is de Feijter (1939, ECE 125) and yes, white to draw
FIDE Training Material
by Reb a few minutes ago
by pdela a few minutes ago
by Martin_Stahl a few minutes ago
Hurt/Heal Top Non-World Champions
by TasmanianTiger 2 minutes ago
by hedafuss 2 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Lacked Creativity ?....How Dare Me !
by Harvey_Wallbanger 3 minutes ago
The Pittsburgh Chess Club Is in Trouble!
by kleelof 3 minutes ago
why not a live chess tournament between team?
by stupid-boy 4 minutes ago
Getting a FIDE ID without playing a tournament
by Martin_Stahl 5 minutes ago
Live chess won't stop loading.
by VerdanDragon89139 6 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!