12893 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!
A recent game. I won this after a blunder, but I was somehow tying myself in knots despite a clearly superior position. I was frankly, out of a plan. From move 19, I wasn't really sure what I was doing, and how best to make use of my position. Any thoughts/comments?Thanks!
white looks like they are having a really bad day or they have a largely inflated rating in my honest opinion.
These aren't chess.com ratings, but yes it was a weak game for white..
It's a difficult position for Black to play. Your pawns are compromised on both sides, which makes it tough to make progress.
You were doing a good job of it though. Even without the blunder, you're ready to simplify either with Bb5 or the idea 27... c5 28 bc b5.
I would have been tempted to play ... c5 on move 19. After all, White can hardly answer 20. b5 axb5 21. Nxb5 Bd3+
yeah, that looks good
I might just be pointing out the obvious, but the fact that white unnecessarily moves his bishop twice in the opening, thus losing tempo, is really unexpected for a player rated as such. Who knows, it might just be my OCD talking. (: Interesting game and thank you for posting!
Just seems like one of those dreaded bad games. White had no clue what they were doing and the position after 27 was obviously in blacks favor.
Queen or Two Rooks
by harryz a few minutes ago
How far should you expect to get after about a year of studying/playing chess?
by DrCheckevertim a few minutes ago
Jailhouse Opening For Pigeons
by flubdub a few minutes ago
How wide is scope of Time Per Move?
by Martin_Stahl a few minutes ago
what the #$%^was he playing and how did he win?
by Jaglavak a few minutes ago
Vishy or Garry?
by Timothy_P a few minutes ago
Tracking albeit censored
by kco a few minutes ago
How to delete groups you've created ?
by bulletheadbilly 7 minutes ago
Can Anyone Become Grandmaster?
by waffllemaster 7 minutes ago
12/7/2013 - 1001 Brilliant ways to Checkmate by Reinfeld, #404
by xray 8 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2013 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!