18946 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!
Cool :) !
Had to find the first move... Thanks, .
mga pilipino tolz bigyan nyu nga ako ng clue
I didn't see this through from the start, largely because I missed black's responses. But at each step, the best next move was quite obvious.
It all began with the idea of getting my rook to the h-file - a devastating attack. Black interposed some delays that made me change my sequence, but they couldn't stop the attack, given my bishops' control of key squares and my strong pawn falanx on the black diagonal. I was sort of expecting black to try to break up that pawn falanx, but couldn't see that stopping the ultimate checkmate.
The response to black's every move - even the queen sac after ...Qf8, was quite obvious.
Disappointing for a Friday.... too obvious.
if black played queen first he wouldn't get mate
How so? If 1. ... Qf8, then 2. Qxh7+ Kxh7, 3. Rh4+ Qh6, 4.Rxh6#
A whole heck of alot easier than yesterday's puzzle.
I agree. Certainly true for me. Perhaps that is because from the start I was focused on getting my rook to the h-file for a killer attack.
slowly think, then it will be easy to solve.
Very nice puzzle.
Want more chess puzzles? Want a tactics rating? Check out the Tactics Trainer and 10,000+ tactical puzzles!
You can q sack on the first move
Yes you can, but then you'll not mate in 5!
1 Qxh7+?? Kxh7 2 Rf4 Rh8! and how to mate now?(If 3 Rh4+ Kg8 and Black is safe!)
When chess turns violent( The bad looser)
by Merovwig 5 minutes ago
9/28/2016 - Focal Point
by sp1234 5 minutes ago
Regular Chess vs. Blitz for a Beginner
by Boozer87 13 minutes ago
Checkmate in 5+ moves Puzzle Books
by Oriantal 21 minutes ago
A Bughouse Bug
by jeffreyni 25 minutes ago
Analysis frozen on app
by shadepiece 28 minutes ago
philosophy looks at chess
by Murgen 32 minutes ago
How to become more tactically aware as a beginner?
by 0110001101101000 39 minutes ago
by Merovwig 43 minutes ago
The beginners guide to chess!
by neverherebefore 43 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!