13426 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!
My theory is that bishops move faster across the board in open positions, and can pin, and in rare occasions, fork, but are bad if they are blocked by their own pawns. Knights are fork masters, but they can't pin, and are better almost always in closed positions, as they can jump. But they have a limited range. Overall, bishops are better. But don't always think that. And don't think that taking both his knights can prevent any forks.
I like how he says 'my theory' when stating and absolute bleeding fact. He should publish a book and call it 'My Theory'. Maybe I will buy 'My Theory' and it will replace My System on the book shelf...
what tliu1222 doesn't realize, due to extremely weak chess knowledge is that if you eliminate both knights, there is a 0% chance of a fork occurring over the course of the rest of the game.
source: a simulation in which trillions of games were played starting from positions/openings where both knights were removed.
ironically, the dependent queen spooned her strong protective, providing, better-at-chess king. but no forking.
What about a pawn fork? Doesn't sound right to me...
Or a queen fork, rook fork, or bishop fork
In must win situations, I choose the bishop.
No more tracking for me.
chasm seems to know his forks, but can he identify these?
aggressive opening for black
by lolurspammed a few minutes ago
Can a Premium member do me a small favor?
by Silvan a few minutes ago
1/28/2015 - Horvath vs. Lajos Mayer, Budapest, 1917
by Mario-F14 3 minutes ago
Admins: Spam alert, you may wish to check this
by Caedrel 6 minutes ago
4 years to become a chess master
by Debistro 9 minutes ago
0-0-0 against Kan wing attack
by Cool_Dude83 10 minutes ago
What's your profession??
by mylifeisveryboring 20 minutes ago
Is This A Draw ?
by Jenium 28 minutes ago
Podium Prediction Chess (PPC) - "GRENKE CHESS CLASSIC 2015" Edition
by LesuhAn 36 minutes ago
Live Chess Standard Problems
by Bellybuttom 38 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!