12066 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
Heh, Be2 is as far as I knew this line, seems everyone else knows it to move 10.
Whob is prfectly correct...!!
wow ok christian kudos on that one... it would have totally taken me off guard. your right that Bf1 is totally counter intuitive carlsen threw it out there once. I will have to mention this for kids. Its a great surprise weapon
This game seems to be a prepared line by a serious GM.. the position is crazy though. I left in The notes by GM Vallejo Pons
Don't put yourself in that position!
What do you mean, its perfectly fine for Black!
By the way, it's black to move. My bad.
I've never faced that b5 line before.
well it seems that after ..b5 unless white plays Bf1 black gains the bishop pair in an open position after ....Nd4. Its a nice idea.... The one game I found and posted where white wins is a bit tricky and took a GM with solid technique to pull it off so not 100% convinced.
1001-2000 worst things to do while playing chess
by ChessPlayinDude47 5 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal Sicilian Defense Variations - Championship Round!
by Gilasaurus 9 minutes ago
Laughter after chess game
by PawnRaider1936 11 minutes ago
Doubt On the Use of Computers
by btickler 12 minutes ago
How to Meet the Stonewall Attack?
by abrahampenrose 14 minutes ago
Using an analysis board during turn-based games: good or bad?
by PossibleOatmeal 19 minutes ago
7/7/2015 - Execution Of The Attack
by asmi_champ 22 minutes ago
Question about Tactics Trainer Puzzle
by dacster13 26 minutes ago
The Bunny has left the building, nothing to see here ...
by Whip_Kitten 37 minutes ago
big tournament in michigan!
by gssleader 41 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!