15503 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!
From a Caro Kann ...
I would give 27.Qh4? Not knowing what square the White Queen was on when it moved to h4 maybe it was unavoidable on h5. But if it was on g5 much better would have been 27.Qe3. What I am saying is that to an experienced player it is very obvious that on h4, given the position, the White Queen is trapped and it will require at least 2 moves to extract it. To an experienced tactician playing the whiteside the White Queen's situation would have jumped off the board and hit him on the forehead. With the move 27...Kh7 the threat is ...g5 winning the White Queen before pllaying 27.Qh4? The position even without White's problems with the Queen is winning for Black mostly because of the protected passer pawn he has on e4, which by the way is an extra pawn. Black is up a pawn 5vs.4 on the queenside and 2vs.2 on the kingside.
Nice game by the way. You constructed a solid winning endgame. This what happens when you construct winning positions, the pressure on the opponent causes them to commit other errors because they are desparately searching around for counterplay.
After Kh7 there is no way to prevent g5 and the queen will be trapped. The only way I can find to free the queen is g4, which is illegal.
Kh7 is the best move, preparing to claim the trapped queen. White also seems to demonstrate the best human defence. Nice game and thanks for sharing.
Joey - find one way to save the queen for white. If you can, then Kh7 isn't the best move. Otherwise, it is.
Thank you guys ... I posted this just because IMO it was cute once in a while to see the King hunting the opponent Queen. Regards
Help with openings and style of play?
by ylblai2 12 minutes ago
Wasted Too Much Time In Unorthodox Openings. Want To Return To Normal.
by ylblai2 14 minutes ago
2001-3000 Worst Things To Do While Playing Chess
by TBG-Soul 15 minutes ago
Did "Rapid Chess Improvement" by Michael de la Maza work for you?
by SmyslovFan 17 minutes ago
How should I defend/counterattack the London?
by ylblai2 18 minutes ago
2/11/2016 - Casas-Piazzini, Buenos Aires 1952
by Raymaster2500 20 minutes ago
How's this white response to Caro Kann?
by speeduptheserver 20 minutes ago
HIKARU HITS 3200
by Ed1234ward 25 minutes ago
Does the fried liver attack actually work?
by lolurspammed 31 minutes ago
Original 1950 Dubrovnik Chess Set
by pauline57 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!