14985 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!
There are some players rated around 1000-1200 who try to get in the quick mate on f7 with the queen and the bishop, like this: 1. e4 e5 2. Qf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 ... What I did here was to bring out my knight to f6. But they say that against an early queen attack you should attack her with the minor pieces, but in this case, I can't really do so. And still, the queen and the bishop are really annoying where they are in this position, and I can't really chase them away (with something like d5).
It is said that bringing out a queen too early benefits the other side because of gaining tempo, but I don't know how to nail it. And of course my opponent develops his other pieces, stenghtening his attack on f7 on even somewhere else where I eventually made a weakness while developing. Can you help me with a good line from the position I showed?
Don't worry about gaining tempos in all situations involving the queen, just continue to develop with Nf6.
What if 7. Bc4?
What if 5. d4?
5.d4? Nxd4 is just a free pawn
7.Bc4? Nxb3 wins the queen
An attack on f7 is futile with just two pieces out, and it backfires more often than mostly, due to the poor queen placement. Just develop sanely and normally.
I have been stung on this more times than I can count....taking that f7 with the bishop always screws me up.
Just a question passing through.
by 1noppon1 a few minutes ago
by lolurspammed a few minutes ago
Flash video ads+sound (Firefox fix)
by MrVeryGood 2 minutes ago
Audio Ads are Unfairly Intrusive
by MrVeryGood 3 minutes ago
Live chess standard rating increased from 1772 to 2075 for no reason.
by Poldi_der_Drache 3 minutes ago
by MrVeryGood 4 minutes ago
10/24/2014 - Inevitably Trapped
by ahmad_mughal 5 minutes ago
My Rating jumped 150 points.
by stevencarrwork 9 minutes ago
Movie Ads with sound that AutoPlay?!
by MrVeryGood 12 minutes ago
by Oonland 13 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!