9915 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!
White is in horrible shape, and is about to lose a lot of material. It may look impossible, but White has a very solid method of drawing this position.
This is why I don't recommend Quaaludes as a training aid.
lol, just checking to see who's awake!
Jamie, your diagram position (No. 1) shows that White King is in check and for sure Black can capture the Rook next move, winning the exchange.
Drawing the game for White adter the exchanges is very difficult unless Black blunders or White offers draw and Black accepts it!!
ChristianSoldier007 understood the joke, of course. I was just making mischief.
If you play through the game, even if you don't spot the fact that 50 moves has passed since the last capture or pawn move, you at least can see it's just a lot of shuffling pieces back and forth. :)
That's great! I just look at the final position. I never played the moves at all. And I forgot that about that rule!
A very tricky idea!!
Very Nice Puzzle!!
the lag recovery on this site is horrendous
by martin_000-18 a few minutes ago
Which one of these five animal species would make the best chess players?
by power_2_the_people a few minutes ago
Are GMs stupid?
by ChrisWainscott 5 minutes ago
Advice for my Chess Tournament
by CrimsonKnight7 6 minutes ago
White to move and draw
by n9531l 6 minutes ago
by hutch71 8 minutes ago
People who don't accept or decline friend requests
by JuergenWerner 13 minutes ago
by JuergenWerner 15 minutes ago
Problems defending vs 6. Ng5 in the Ruy Lopez
by pfren 25 minutes ago
Tactics stats not loading in app
by The_Lone_Deranger 26 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!