12677 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!
Judit Polgár announces MATE IN 4! Can you solve it?
I am seeing a mate in 3 -
1.Rf8+ Bxf82.d6+ Be63.Bxe6#
What am I missing?
EDIT:Oh, Now I see:2. ... Qd53. Bxd5+ THEN3. ... Be64. Bxe6#
More straight forward than the title implies.
Loved the puzzle posted by 14 hours ago · in comment · #112 by sriramu123
Under-promotion to a sacrificial piece to avoid stalemate and enable checkmate!!!
The pawn can't capture the rook because it is pinned by the bishop
Orange_Mouse posts 2 ridiculous "solutions" to two "puzzles" in comment #138. Why?
The first "puzzle" should be a mate in 1 by black, and black makes the wrong move.
The second is a game opening by the two worst players I can imagine.
Don't you people get bored by always commenting 'too easy' and 'first page'? Every single puzzle they put, there is innevitably someone who wants to show just how unchallenged by the puzzle they are. Yeah, yeah, we know you're smart and an exceptionally awesome chess player, kudos to you, now talk more chess and less how dumb the others (apparently people who choose the puzzles) are.
This was an extremely brain-building puzzle.
I think there is an alternate solution in which 2.Rxg6+ followed by Qh6 is mate however black recaptures.
If 2. Rxg6+ then 2...Kxg6 3. Qh6+ Kf5.
5/30/2016 - Tarjan - Karpov, 1976
by LePors 3 minutes ago
by hicetnunc 8 minutes ago
Early Beginner - How to Imorove
by Vicariously-I 17 minutes ago
Which line against the Dragon?
by Dolphin27 25 minutes ago
5/28/2016 - Overworked and Under Paid
by RubidioZ 32 minutes ago
Two ways to mate
by shellman211 43 minutes ago
Funny Chess Jokes
by SaintGermain32105 49 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 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!