18191 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!
Why not 25. Qxh4 winning the bishop and threatening Qf6 with mate or massive gain in material.
Black would then play Qxe6.
Ah yes, of course
In this position white has big advantage due to two advanced passed pawns and also black pieces have very little mobility. Here white wants to maintain e6 pawn so that black position remains cramped. But surely you can play Qxh4 wining a piece but then black can reply Qxe6 and will have relativily more active position. With Bxh6 you maintain total hold on position. I feel Nd5 can also be very good.
As long as e6 is on the board black king is very unsafe any attack from 8th rank can lead to check mate. And anyway this bishop is unlikey to survive long. So it is surely better to bring another piece for attack with 25.Bxh6 or 25.Nd5.
Black is getting squeezed to death.
Can you be a dumb person and still be good at chess?
by fabelhaft a few minutes ago
Why I suck at blitz chess
by Chess_Troller 120 seconds ago
First person to win 1000 games against Comp1-EASY gets 1000 trophies!
by macer75 4 minutes ago
Most Challenging Chess Puzzle
by cornbeefhashvili 4 minutes ago
4 years to become a chess master
by leiph18 4 minutes ago
1000 Worst Places to Play Chess
by winerkleiner 4 minutes ago
Pieces do not move
by JackAboutChess 4 minutes ago
"Is Bobby Fischer the Greatest?"
by kaynight 6 minutes ago
Practical differences between 1. e4 and 1. d4 ?
by Olympian256 7 minutes ago
Failed tactics problems
by JackAboutChess 10 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!