12002 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!
It's white's turn. They can make a combination to own black :)
Ne4 looks strong. Retreating loses the bishop, Ke5 Nxc5 also wins the bishop because it's trapped. Then you have some strong passed pawns.
But what about F6? (If i move down my g-pawn)
Rxf6 do you mean? g7
Ne8+ is my preferred move more threatening than Ne4+ though not much between them IMO to be honest, Black can still escape quite reasonably but at a loss.
g6 is so simple - never saw it.
Ne4 followed by Re8
Next time post an interactive diagram so your position can be quickly copied into another interactive diagram in anyone's reply, if they're so inclined.
shippen needs to look at the position a bit more after g6. Black is dead, dead.... g6 much better than Ne8 (which is probably still winning).
Not sure about g6 as the next move though it is a good one however - does this not help black retain the initiative by Rxf6 and then black Knight can start harrassing the white King. I would have thought g6 would be the second move once King moves to Ke5. (mind you you are probably right black is doomed whichever of those three moves are made. Ne4+, Ne8+ or g6.
Can Karpov become world champion again?
by GnrfFrtzl a few minutes ago
New chess variant. Looking for players to play with.
by Ace569er 7 minutes ago
12/1/2015 - Kosolapov - Nezhmetdinov, Kazan 1936
by ali99_98 7 minutes ago
Best Free Chess Engine and GUI
by michaelparissis 9 minutes ago
If Fischer would played Karpov for the World Champion, who would win?
by yeres30 9 minutes ago
State of Chess.com Show! Post your questions here
by RasputinTheMad 42 minutes ago
by chaotic_iak 46 minutes ago
by X_PLAYER_J_X 49 minutes ago
You Lose If You Get Checked
by chaotic_iak 51 minutes ago
Famer's Simul Exhib 08/12/2015 2am GMT
by famer 52 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!