A chess mill

White is pinned along the 5th rank. How can he save the piece and create a "mill"? Scroll down and you will find the complete game. Enjoy.





  • 5 years ago

    IM Juraldo

    Thanks for all the good responses. I will try to keep posting interesting themes and puzzles.

  • 5 years ago


    Thank you for posting the whole game.I meet in books only the "milling" position.it is classical position to show how is mill working.

  • 5 years ago


    Windmills rock!

  • 5 years ago


    I did a windmill before. Awesome!

  • 5 years ago


    in my wildest chess dreams will i sac my queen to play into a windmill...

  • 5 years ago


    I think that was the first windmill ever. Against Emanuel Lasker no less! 


    Lasker ends up with only one pawn versus five pawns for Torre. 

  • 5 years ago


    i had a mill once in one of my national league games
    fun times 

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