12207 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'm only a beginner in Chess, but I would have made a change to moves 15 - 17. Although a Knight may look like a more versatile piece in a game of chess, I would favor a Rook anytime. So instead of 16... Rxc3, I would've played, Nxc3. Whether the opponent decides to lose a Rook for a Knight is totally up to the opposition, but either way, you have more end-game piece set. Like I said, I'm only a beginner but that is what I probably would've done.
i think is game is good example of when not to play h6
white would have very good postion after 4. e4?!
better is Nf6 right away Bg5 is not a huge threat
Some things to think about.
1. h6!? is slightly dubious, it results in a loss of tempo. You should've played Nf6 like eaglex said. The main point in the opening is to develop your pieces.
2.On move nine, you played Qa5+. This isn't a bad thing to do, but it's dangerous to move your Queen out ahead of time. A good rule of thumb is not to move your Queen farther than the third rank until the twentieth or so move. If the middle is wide open and the King is exposed, or you see a great combination, go for it! But to deliver a check that can anyway be blocked by a bishop, it is kind of risky. But anyway, in your case you won, so I guess it's okay.
Hope I helped.
2/7/2016 - Quick And Painless
by WaffleBuddha a few minutes ago
Bullet chess:The secret to mastery.
by logozar 2 minutes ago
by silvia_trench 13 minutes ago
Illegal games :)
by silvia_trench 16 minutes ago
How to stop fried liver attack?
by xman720 19 minutes ago
2/6/2016 - Pawn Attack
by silvia_trench 19 minutes ago
by Christopher_Parsons 24 minutes ago
Most Feared Defences
by AJMOHIO 24 minutes ago
by verylate 26 minutes ago
Open Challenge - Fischer Match Conditions
by FischerPsychology 33 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!