14627 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!
CHeck your calendar. Is today Sunday?
Nice puzzle to teach a beginner
Turning 56 and going to try to learn chess. Retired.
Easy but nice
way, way too easy. I wish some of my games went like that!
interesting, go on
Easy but nice
Why are the puzzles so obvious?
One should not be too quick to judge the difficulty of a puzzle; when faced with such positions in one's own games, few actually play the winning move.
I think I would have gotten this in a game situation. I rarely miss a check by my knight - particularly when it isn't a sacrifice move. And I'm usually aware of what my Queen controls. And in this case, there were no alternative moves to debate over.
EDIT--Well, looking back at it, I suppose in a game I might be focusing on that threatening black knight at d1, and might think of taking it with my queen. but the checkmate sequence is just too obvious to ignore.
Why new chess.com is Bad
by adarand 3 minutes ago
9/30/2016 - Zohar Dror Vs. Daniel Perelman 2006, edited
by JSLigon 4 minutes ago
Where did I lose this?
by Tapani 5 minutes ago
Help with my middle game thinking.
by Tapani 8 minutes ago
What are the best counter-attacks against the Sicilian Defense for White?
by 12Knaves 10 minutes ago
How Important Is Memorizing All This Crap?
by wezmabini 11 minutes ago
My record within the last month: 68W 0D 0L
by LalappanStrikes 14 minutes ago
famous Scandinavian games ?
by 12Knaves 14 minutes ago
what should i play after 1.e4 , but not the sicillian. i hate the sicilllian.
by LalappanStrikes 17 minutes ago
I Won, But I Want Analysis Of My Few Decisions
by LalappanStrikes 19 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!