11016 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!
black should have tried to exchange pieces right away because she was already material ahead basic strategy, instead she got greedy for a pawn. 27...bd7 would have been a way to acomplish it!
On move 30 black could still manage a counter play by 30...rxd3 followed by Bc4 or depends on the queens response attack whites king instead by rook checks and gwt blacks queen into the action. But, you got a break this time.
And nice mating idea
Why did black play 31... h6? Black should be fine after simply 31...Rxd3. White has no real way to mate.
I was threatening 32 Qxg7+ Rxg7 33 Rf8+ Rg8 34 Rxg8#. She played h6 to give her King a bit of space so that the Queen sac on g7 wouldn't work.
1: Nh5 instead of Ne6 would have drawn.
2:Qa8 after h6 qg6 is absolutely crushing
3:Rxd3 after Rf7 is pretty good.
4: Rxd3 savs the game after Qg6
I'm not trying to be harsh, just pointing out the facts. Great game, too. You should also see this:
(I was white)
Take another look at your #2. After 31 ... h6 32 Qg6 Qa8 33 Bf5 I don't see a way for Black to stop the mate on h7. But overall I agree -- Black had many ways to win.
Nice one! I suppose Black deserved to have that happen for shutting all her pieces off over on the side like that.
It does look to me like Black would escape--barely--with 32... Rxd3, since if 33 Rxg7 there's 33... Rxg3+. And on 33 Bf5 Rd1+ seems to salvage a draw.
You are Awonder Liang? I don't believe it, since 1500 players here beat you.
Carlsen on Nakamura: "Inept"
by fabelhaft 2 minutes ago
8/23/2014 - Kupper - Olafsson, Zurich 1956
by ALAMGEETH 2 minutes ago
On leaving groups, vote chess games.
by ConnorMacleod_151 3 minutes ago
by ghostofmaroczy 4 minutes ago
8/27/2014 - The Middle And Final Resting Place
by K_Sreeram 7 minutes ago
Caïssa’s Summer game!!!
by juanedam 9 minutes ago
Do amateurs spend an inordinate amount of time and energy on chess?
by RG1951 12 minutes ago
why won't he accept a rematch
by kaynight 16 minutes ago
Very hard puzzle
by RebelJohnny 21 minutes ago
11/17/2007 - Pawn Power
by ALAMGEETH 23 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 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!