19835 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!
If 1. Qa8+ Bb8 2. Qb7+ then 2...Qxb7. White must play 1. Qb7+, when black's queen cannot capture white's queen.
Yes ! I was looking at Qa8 too.
gave us an easy one to make up for yesterday's torture puzzle
Nice and elegant...
good good preparation move this first one
I'm drunk and could solved it. yew
Some people seem to think white should play 1.Qa8+. With 1.Qb7+ available, 1.Qa8+? seems such an obvious blunder that I cannot imagine giving it more than a moment's consideration.
how can I forget this, it happened to me this before.
Very nice pattern of mating...cool and good...
No one as yet, seems to think Qa8 should be played. Quite on the contrary in fact. Worthy of a moment's consideration.
Why not just move the white queen to A8 and checkmate in 2 moves.
See post #22.
Best French Defence Books
by ipcress12 a few minutes ago
How To Beat A otb Expert!
by ChessOath 2 minutes ago
Explain this blunder
by DonaldoTrump 3 minutes ago
EQ is more important then IQ in chess
by btickler 3 minutes ago
Using Real Name..
by RonaldJosephCote 3 minutes ago
King&Pawn vs. King&Knight
by DonaldoTrump 4 minutes ago
Positions I don't understand
by bogdanz 5 minutes ago
Daily Puzzle - stop the pedophilic posts!
by GreenCastleBlock 5 minutes ago
Chess addiction. The cure (I)
by kingofshedinjas 6 minutes ago
Why I absolutely HATE playing the King's Gambit Opening!
by ThrillerFan 7 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!