17640 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!
cool it isn't so obivous
I am glad you liked it! ;-)
Soon I intend to compose my own puzzles!
Why wouldn't black keep his Q on the back rank?
why doesn't black play Qc8 after Ra2
The answer is in the h2 square. The black queen is controlling the b8 - h2 diagonal, once she moves on the back rank she is not protecting the h2 square anymore, therefore the white rook can mate in the next 2 moves!
On post # 16 how about Bxf7 ? I suppose there's a lot of variations of mate in one there...... But nice puzzles though....=D
Last puzzle is mate in 1.
In #42 Bd5+ wins the rook for black.
Ever get the feeling you're just kinda being ignored?
lol, I'm just glad I can play chess well enough to recognise basic tactical motifs...
Incorrect! Try again...
Don't get a lot of oxygen up there in Nepal, do they?
i feel bad for both UK and America chess
by chessmicky 3 minutes ago
My current playing set-up. Whats yours?
by cgrau 3 minutes ago
Why no good US players?
by Harmbtn 3 minutes ago
by Knightly_News 4 minutes ago
Are tactics really the way to go?
by Colin20G 7 minutes ago
I was lucky. But how much worse was my position before my opponent blundered?
by Sub1000 9 minutes ago
5/24/2015 - Too Many Threats, Not Enough Solutions
by freezypopsicle 13 minutes ago
2015 FIDE Grand Prix, Khanty-Mansiysk - Round 9 Results
by DamonevicSmithlov 18 minutes ago
What's your favorite excuse for why you lost a game of chess?
by Knightly_News 22 minutes ago
Last Week's Chess Board Project
by cgrau 28 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!