15777 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!
Imagine what Black's last move had to be to get mated like this.
Suicidal yes, but can you blame him? He was lonely, with no prospect of resurrecting his queen, his faithful guard and clergy gone, his castles removed from his power, and no pawns to make him sandwiches.
What is left to live for.
This is a sad sad puzzle...
Well, imagine that white sacrificed a bishop the following way. It would ofcourse still be better for black to move away from the corner, but at least it is more understandable that black went into the corner:
A more logical mate in one is shown in the next diagram, but it remains too easy.
ruy lopez is strongest?
by Fiveofswords a few minutes ago
Best Chess.com members.
by thecentipede a few minutes ago
I see no point for players which play only blitz or bullet
by badger_song 120 seconds ago
My Chess Repertoire
by Game_of_Pawns 3 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Lacked Creativity ?....How Dare Me !
by power_2_the_people 5 minutes ago
Do you accept any friend request?
by tonizakevin 8 minutes ago
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 : what move order to choose?
by ilikecapablanca 9 minutes ago
Here some endgame study
by Lalit0007 11 minutes ago
7/28/2015 - A Delicate Process
by Nanacc 15 minutes ago
How many people think that; Chess is just a Total Waste of Time in Life!
by ilikecapablanca 17 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!