13491 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!
OOoooh very nice, didnt recognise that pattern coming up. Whenever i try to create something like that, even if it "works", i cant get it to fully work as theres easily a better solution
The previous puzzle was an attempt to complicate a puzzle of A.Troizky.
White to play and win
Maybe because he considered it a "lighter" puzzle? still it was fun to solve, next time no puzzles modes please
Yes, I think Shoopi is right I was looking for a more difficult puzzle , and here it is , without solution :
White to move and win
I recently posted a variation of this: http://www.chess.com/forum/view/more-puzzles/amazing-pawn-ending
Perhaps something like this:
White to move and win.
it's a study by Korolkov, one of my favourites:)
I'll start you off:
Someone tell me...
what is this?
Ok, here's the whole thing:
Check movelist for variations
rooperi, why did you give the solution so early (or 'soon', how do you say it?) ?
A very nice puzzle Rooperi , a piquant final position
Here is one more :
Aquajet17, you showed the main line of the solution !
Here is a line after 2...Ka4 :
Black to play
How this game will end ?
I don't think black can win, because his king is so far from white's pawns, so white can throw his rook for black's pawn, and then win with his two passers
On the 11-th move in Caiello's line black can play stronger and draw - how ?
by Panzerkampfwagen_V 2 minutes ago
When your opponent fails to respect your strong center
by -waller- 3 minutes ago
Positional Play: What is it, really? Show us an example
by PaulEChess 3 minutes ago
Players the wrong rating
by DamonevicSmithlov 3 minutes ago
i feel bad for both UK and America chess
by X_PLAYER_J_X 4 minutes ago
What do you say one move from mating your opponent!
by alessandropicone 9 minutes ago
My road from 1200 to 2100 in less than 2 years
by adypady02 12 minutes ago
5/27/2015 - Condemned
by KillTheHorsie 12 minutes ago
Are tactics really the way to go?
by Kman413 13 minutes ago
What if you went to a live tournament and no one came except for you?
by Americu 16 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!