20138 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
f6 you'd probably run into some trouble after Nxe5 too if you have never seen it before. d6 or Nf6 are normal moves.
Make that 10. ... Bxd2+, and 11. ... Qxd5 ;)
As Scottrf said, you should be careful when moving the f pawn early like that. After 3...f6, 4. Qh5+ would be devastating.
5.exd5 Qxd5 6.Nc3, blowing away your Q and developing the N.
My comments are in brackets. Be sure to read them!
gimewuchugot as Maartensmith said, Qxd5 fails to Bxb4, you need Bxd2 first.
As early as move 14 you have g5! Bg3 f4.
Qxd5 on what move? I did put a lot of comments in my diagram...
Aha, I missed the hanging Bb4 :P, but Bxd2 is still winning, right?
Not winning, just regaining the piece.
Ah, it's too early in the morning to do this :P
EDIT: 'this' refers to analyzing a low-level game filled with blunders
I made the same mistake, Bxd2 isn't winning but it's holding on (levelling up the piece count).
Scott, you have no excuse, it's afternoon here in Europe :p
And yeah, 4. Qh5+ is 1-0 pretty much. 4. ... g6 (4. ... Kf8 5. Qf7#) 5. Nxg6 and the Rh8 is at least lost (and white is threatening mate in 2)
So you should indeed be careful with that f-pawn in the opening :p
Isn't being a useless player excuse enough?
In that case I'd also have to accept being English as an excuse. Oh well.
How did the Dutch do at the Euros?
They've outgrown Euro, they only do World Championships seriously now. :)
11/29/2015 - Bait and Lure
by JeffH2007 a few minutes ago
Does you have bad grammar? Doo yoo have problams speling? Join the club!
by LaFluerNoir 2 minutes ago
by HueyWilliams 3 minutes ago
Strong play by me or blunder by opponent?
by Sqod 3 minutes ago
Chess.com gives me cheating warning
by HueyWilliams 7 minutes ago
Cheating in OTB Chess
by romancitoG 10 minutes ago
Pretty Chess 960 game
by glider1001 11 minutes ago
Continental Open Round 4
by Borismore 12 minutes ago
why is e5 more popular than c5 at lower levels of play?
by Jion_Wansu 14 minutes ago
How to become a good blitz player?
by Borismore 15 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!