15592 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!
Black to play and win.
Why not 2.Kf2? I guess black is Luzhin either way (i.e. winnin').
2.Kf2 Rxc3+ and then Rxc1 follows but the win obviously is not as spectacular aas when black plays 2.Kg4.
Too bad 2.Kg4 is not forced or does not loss quicker, as then the solution(with 2.Kg4) would be more pretty.
4. ... Be7 mate
kf2,rxn dis+,k move,rxr --white would be up 2 pieces
4. ... Be7 mate nxb
Why not 4.Bf3? n.d5 stops be7 mate
Thankyou very much
Great puzzle ! I saw the movie and he indeeds speaks of a rook sacrifice on h3, brilliant!
Thank you for the diagram
like the look
if rook checks and white plays kf2,,,,black will play rxn dis.+, king moves a nd nlack now plays rxr=====black is up 2 pieces
Great, I saw the movie and a friend told me the problem was cool, but I haven't seen it until now. Thank you!!
Is it possible to make true (and real) friendship between two chess players?
by hapless_fool 3 minutes ago
House of Staunton review
by goodknightmike 5 minutes ago
Carlson vs Capablanca
by I_Am_Second 6 minutes ago
What if A Giri Became World Chess Champion?
by Mainline_Novelty 8 minutes ago
Why do Grandmasters resign?
by Vladimir_Ikhonov 8 minutes ago
Trophies not presented
by notmtwain 14 minutes ago
by dragonair234 15 minutes ago
The problem with 1/0 games.
by knightkrawlirr 20 minutes ago
Winning draw position on clock allowed on chess.com?
by TheChessKnightRises 20 minutes ago
What if a girl became World Chess Champion?
by mrhjornevik 23 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!