11530 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!
Amazing what Knights can do! That's why I take them off the board.
True, Nxa2 isn't forced, but 2. Kxa2 is mated by 2... Ra7#. Since the puzzler doesn't 'make' white's move... you simply have to respond to the move made.
The smothered mate isn't forced, but it is a forced mate in 2.
thats right it's a force mate nothing u can do about it
Looks like a forced mate to me. Smothering him is a good way to do it. Nothing he can do about it. But, White made the wrong moves.
Guys I think giving a name to your puzzles would be useful- otherwise people don't know what to look for: a combination, a mate in 1, 2, 10, etc. Just a request
Good idea efhaddad88
why move RC8?
just a random move...white is dead any move he makes
Ok, eeerr, some random puzzle for me to figure out how to enter puzzles :-)
Cerebral Assassin, what is Black's continuation after 1...Rf8 - 2. Qc4?
Oh wait, forgot the Rc1 hangs. Nevermind then. He he.
some of these puzzles are sooo random- please give TITLES to them so there is some way to play them. Otherwise it's like, click and drag until something happens!
Sometimes the opponents move doesn't make since.
by danny_dan 5 minutes ago
Female vs. Male Chess Players
by batgirl 13 minutes ago
10/22/2014 - E.Bacrot - P.Leko, Elista Grand Prix, 2008
by bonjamaica 15 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Champions
by but 15 minutes ago
Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
by SilentKnighte5 22 minutes ago
Most Aggressive Openings?
by I_Am_Second 29 minutes ago
Famous chess players
by Alec_CA 34 minutes ago
I'm in a Tournament without joining!!!
by LuftWaffles 34 minutes ago
Standard Ratings Boost
by steve_bute 39 minutes ago
Adding Coordinates to a Wooden Board.
by Bronco70 40 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!