12901 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!
I was playing a game against a pal higher rated than me in blitz, I wonder if there is a strong reason in the ending position in order to resign, I do feel my position may be winning but I had 1:30 in the clock while he has more than 3:00, so still he could have tried to win unless there is some tactic around...
and is it possible 21...RxP?
Wouldnt it be easier to ask him why he resigned as hes a pal. Asking any of us only will get you a guess on our part...
Yes, its possible but youd lose a rook...
no, it is not a friend, just a guy I played against, pal is a kind way of speeching (well, maybe not, I think in Spanish and then translate to English), I know English speakers talk different
Maybe his girlfriend called?
Well, hre are a few reasons then,
He saw you had a winning position, he had to go somewhere and resigned, he didnt want to finish the game, he resigned. I can go on, but whats the use in guessing. You may never know the reason why he resigned...
At a guess - if White does anything to defuse the coming fork (22... Ng3+), then follows 22... Nxd4 23.Rxd4 Qa2!, and White cannot prevent mate, as the second R is also waiting to swing into action on g8 if the first one has to be sacced.
Edit - you´ve also got the possibility of 22... e3 followed by Qe4, which is even nastier.
His mom was probably yelling at him to shut off that contraption and come eat his supper.
No we played 2 games, first I lost and then I won this after his resignation, he asked me immediately for a rematch, so it was not his mommy calling him, but I don't know why he thought the game was lost, many people continue playing even with a queen down, and this position is still double edge plus the time factor...
could anyone with an engine give me an evaluation and possible continuations?
please, nobody out there with an engine? I just can submit once per week and I have already done it...
White is in big trouble. I can't see it to the end though. I doubt a 1600 can in a speed game. I can see 2400's playing this out in speed. Who knows why he gave up.
cause he just re a lised that he was playing Pedro, yo!Please be relevant, helpful & nice!
Coolest Profile pictures
by batgirl a few minutes ago
In a few years from now everbody will play either 1.d4 or 1. c4
by chessmicky 2 minutes ago
Chess Clocks Today
by wiscmike 3 minutes ago
A Study of 19th Century Chess
by batgirl 3 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer or Magnus Carlsen
by Thomas9400 5 minutes ago
First opening repertoire for learning purposes
by The_Lone_Deranger 6 minutes ago
Josh Waitzkin's resignation from competitive chess
by BettorOffSingle 6 minutes ago
by larschristiannygard 12 minutes ago
by Chessonline2015 13 minutes ago
Dumbest chess.com comment of all times.
by Thomas9400 13 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!