15793 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!
i am surprised
Can someone tell me why this puzzle is mate in 6? When I looked at it I saw this variation. Looks like black can last 7 moves.
It should be a mate in 7. I have no idea why the rook doesn't block.
If you had actually taken the time to look through the comments, you would have seen melogibbo's diagram on page three which shows that if the rook blocks it is still mate in six.
Saweet, Just finished watchinga video on this mating pattern. For those interested.
Easy :) !
Thanks for the lesson! The ole' famous Smothered Mate!
14 Hours ; Alice I am going to send you to the moon.
Please be relevant, helpful & nice!
I don't understand why black sacrificed its queen for no apparent reason.
your line is the same as the chess.com puzzle
a new line is r.blocks at e file,qxr+, kh8(f8 ,q mates atf7) kh8,n.+f7,kg8,nxq +,kh8,n+,kg8,n.h file +,kh8,qg8+,rxq, n. mate
What an excellent problem...
That was a great puzzle.
"Bobbing for Dlugy wth GM Maxim Dlugy"
Carlsen Magnus vs Sergey Karjakin (who do you put your money in)
by premio53 3 minutes ago
Do I have the potential to be a GM one day??
by JackChessMastr 5 minutes ago
Computers & Chess
by premio53 5 minutes ago
A thoroughly entertaining swindle
by sylensorr666 21 minutes ago
10/24/2016 - Bishop Be Gone
by cupcake_sprinkles 24 minutes ago
Which Opening Is This?
by leklerk1 31 minutes ago
Who is your favorite chess.com player other than yourself
by ANOK1 36 minutes ago
by bunicula 42 minutes ago
1000 worst things to wear to chess tournaments.. 😊
by egoole 43 minutes ago
Chess trap in the Vienna Opening
by FLchessplayer 45 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!