15369 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!
The king cannot move over the f8 square, which is covered by the queen
Thanks! I must admit that I wasn't aware of that rule in chess.
Your king can not pass through check as in real life which chess is often based of of the queen would snag it. A similar rule is en passant (should check that one too) and the idea behind that is, is that when the pawn was moving up to the rank of the other pawn it could be taken in real life combat.
SAme as what I was going to type.
I Don't See the Point of the Touch-Move Rule
by Yaroslavl a few minutes ago
Chess and IQ (intelligence)
by Akatsuki64 a few minutes ago
This game... too OP
by Chessattackman 2 minutes ago
need value of my set
by johnmusacha 3 minutes ago
let's start banning people who abandon games
by AcidBadger 3 minutes ago
Transposition from Sicilian to English opening?
by Yaroslavl 4 minutes ago
7/30/2014 - Mate in 4
by coolrk19 4 minutes ago
by TheActiveKnight 5 minutes ago
Feature re Resignation
by TheActiveKnight 6 minutes ago
Could i have done anything better?
by eeverydayimcastling 15 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!