15776 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!
its clear puzzle. thanks
Cool, I would resign in such a situation and it is possible to win, I dont believe my eyes.
Classic king-in-the-corner mate!
In live-chess I would not have hesitated to go for a draw with KC5. This line would come as a surprise for me, if I had missed it :-) Fine :-)
Nice endgame puzzle.
Brilliantly played by black to get into such a position... Wouldn't put it past myself!
well that was interesting. first mate I've seen with just a bishop.
Quite easy when you think about it, as white's moves all speak for themselves, because each white move leaves black with only one legal response until checkmate.
beast one until now played
this should be considered (in an actual game) a helpmate right?
No, from the given set up the mate is quite forced - Black never had an alternative move at any stage. For it to be a helpmate you would have to show that Black had alternatives and only chose those that helped White.
Could be called "Patiently Mating"?
good endgame puzzle
Black has to be a stupid to loose this one
Have to stop this loser from heckling at me
by spins5mE 2 minutes ago
Instant IP-ban for cheaters.
by fuzzbug 3 minutes ago
Reporting forum post violations
by jdcannon 4 minutes ago
Official World Championship Prediction Thread - #CarlsenKarjakin
by StephenCorelli 5 minutes ago
How a Phony 18th Century Chess Robot Fooled the World
by batgirl 5 minutes ago
Crying of resigning
by badenwurtca 7 minutes ago
Do I have the potential to be a GM one day??
by StephenCorelli 7 minutes ago
by vdrkulec 9 minutes ago
What Does 'Chess is 99% Tactics' Mean??
by GodsPawn2016 9 minutes ago
Scandinavian Defense 2.e5
by leklerk1 11 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
Try the new Chess.com!
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!