14480 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 didnt get the point of the puzzle. was it just for white to get on an advantage?
there where no mates, only one mate threatning that black easily blocked out.
LONG DIstance! nice puzzle
thaks for the puzzle E-Kuko. daily puzzle was great but shouldn't they put something that says what the goal of the puzzle is? I couldn't solve this one because I thought the goal is to mate black
Mate in 2
Everybody try this mate in 2... answer will be out soon...
i dont get it
twas too easy
Evrybody try this mate in 2...answer will come out soon...
i know the answer: it's bishop's move
Reti 1928 - White to play and win. Replay the puzzle after solving it to see some explanations.I posted this yesterday, but something was wrong with the link for the Daily Puzzle, so just few people saw it.
it is a really nice puzzle
There's no way left to defend the knight on c6. I'm not sure if the bishop has to go to e1 specifically though.
It does. Otherwise 1. ... Nd4 2. Bxb7 Rxc1+ 3. Kg2 Rxh1
Bd2 works as well, Rxc1 is still check, but doesnt win the queen. Of course after Nd4 black follows Bxc1 with Nxe2+ for the fork, but if the king moves to g2/h2 the white queen defends the bishop on c1 and white still maintains a decisive material advantage.
what about qd4 first and then rxd4 bxb7 winning the rook?
hard puzzle I think
If 1. Bf6 then where's the mate on 1...Rh8?
I originally thought 4. Bd2 was correct as it looks natural because it defends the rook on c1, but then after finding the correct answer I figured out why 4. Be1 is the only correct move. If 4. Bd2 Qd7! Then if 5. Bxc6 Qxd2 and black immediately recovers his piece. If 5. Rxc6 Rd8 which double attacks the bishop on d5 and sets up a skewer on the bishop on d2. The rook cannot defend d5 due to black's bishop on f8. If 6. e4 then 6...fe. It looks like white's best might be 6. Bxf7+ Qxf7, recovering his pawn and leaving material equal.
Post your best miniatures here
by alexm2310 3 minutes ago
Disable chat in game?????? :(
by chesstattoo 4 minutes ago
where is my country?
by notmtwain 6 minutes ago
Best way to study chess with no internetconnection or "technology"?
by Robert_New_Alekhine 9 minutes ago
why does no one care about the champions after Kasparov?
by Robert_New_Alekhine 11 minutes ago
Magnus wearing the winner's hat - Bilbao Masters 2016
In The Doldrums -- Again ?
by BISHOP_e3 17 minutes ago
7/23/2016 - Kamikaze Chess
by MDCandell 24 minutes ago
by GHIDRAH 32 minutes ago
The Lardy of All Lardys
by alleenkatze 38 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!