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Correspondence Chess • mattbcheck vs ismithers

mattbcheck (1938) plays ismithers (1811) in a rated Correspondence game of chess. ismithers resigned after 36 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

C64 Ruy Lopez: Classical Variation

mattbcheck (1938)+6
3 Inaccuracies
2 Mistakes
0 Blunders
27 Average centipawn loss
ismithers (1811)−8
6 Inaccuracies
4 Mistakes
1 Blunders
57 Average centipawn loss

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[Event "Rated Correspondence game"] [Site "https://lichess.org/005AX7D0"] [Date "2018.03.17"] [Round "-"] [White "mattbcheck"] [Black "ismithers"] [Result "1-0"] [UTCDate "2018.03.17"] [UTCTime "00:11:44"] [WhiteElo "1938"] [BlackElo "1811"] [WhiteRatingDiff "+6"] [BlackRatingDiff "-8"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "C64"] [Opening "Ruy Lopez: Classical Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Bc5 { C64 Ruy Lopez: Classical Variation } 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. d3 d5 6. exd5 cxd5 7. O-O Nf6?! { (0.00 → 0.70) Inaccuracy. Best move was f6. } (7... f6 8. d4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Ne7 10. Nc3 O-O 11. Bf4 Bb6 12. Re1 Re8 13. Na4 Bd7 14. Nxb6) 8. Nxe5 O-O 9. Bg5 Bb7 10. Nc3?! { (1.16 → 0.60) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bxf6. } (10. Bxf6) 10... d4 11. Ne4 Bxe4? { (0.63 → 1.66) Mistake. Best move was Be7. } (11... Be7 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Nxf6+ Qxf6 14. f4 Rfe8 15. Qd2 Qe6 16. Nc4 Qd7 17. Rae1 c5 18. f5) 12. dxe4 Rb8?! { (1.62 → 2.56) Inaccuracy. Best move was Re8. } (12... Re8 13. f4 Qd6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Qd3 Qe6 16. Rae1 Bb4 17. Re2 Rad8 18. a3 Be7 19. Nc4) 13. Nc6 Qd6 14. Nxb8 Rxb8?! { (2.27 → 2.93) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nxe4. } (14... Nxe4 15. Bh4 Rxb8 16. Qd3 Qc6 17. Rae1 Nd6 18. b3 Bb4 19. Re5 f6 20. Re2 Qc5 21. Bg3) 15. Re1?! { (2.93 → 2.41) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bxf6. } (15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. b3 Re8 17. Qd3 Bb4 18. f4 c5 19. e5 Qc6 20. Rf3 g6 21. Rh3 h5) 15... Qb6?! { (2.41 → 3.20) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nd7. } (15... Nd7 16. Rb1 Bb6 17. Qg4 Qc6 18. b4 Re8 19. e5 Nf8 20. Qe4 Qd7 21. Qd3 Ng6 22. e6) 16. Bxf6 Qxf6 17. e5 Qf5 18. b3 Re8 19. Qd3 Rxe5?! { (2.97 → 3.84) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qe6. } (19... Qe6 20. f4 Qd7 21. Re2 c6 22. Rf1 Qc7 23. a4 Qd7 24. Rd1 Bb6 25. b4 a5 26. b5) 20. Qxf5 Rxf5 21. Re8+ Bf8 22. Rd8 f6 23. Rxd4 Bc5 24. Rd2 Re5?! { (3.51 → 4.01) Inaccuracy. Best move was g5. } (24... g5 25. c4 Kf7 26. Rd7+ Kg6 27. Rf1 Bd6 28. Re1 a5 29. Re8 Bc5 30. Re2 Bd6 31. g3) 25. Kf1 Ba3? { (3.76 → 4.84) Mistake. Best move was Bd6. } (25... Bd6 26. g3 Kf7 27. Rad1 Ke6 28. Re2 Rxe2 29. Kxe2 h5 30. Kd3 Kd5 31. c3 g5 32. c4+) 26. Rd8+ Kf7 27. Re1 Rc5 28. c4?! { (4.93 → 4.29) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rd7+. } (28. Rd7+ Kg6 29. c4 Rc6 30. Re8 f5 31. Rg8 Bb2 32. Ra8 Bc3 33. Rxa7 Re6 34. g3 c5) 28... Ra5? { (4.29 → 5.97) Mistake. Best move was Rc6. } (28... Rc6 29. Rd7+ Kf8 30. Re4 Bd6 31. g3 h6 32. Kg2 a6 33. f4 a5 34. Kf3 Rc5 35. Kf2) 29. Rd7+ Kg6 30. Re2? { (5.76 → 4.29) Mistake. Best move was Rxc7. } (30. Rxc7 Bd6 31. Rd7 Bb4 32. Re2 a6 33. Rb7 Bc3 34. a4 Rh5 35. Ree7 Rxh2 36. Rxg7+ Kf5) 30... Bd6 31. h3 h5 32. a4 f5? { (4.15 → 5.31) Mistake. Best move was Be5. } (32... Be5) 33. Rxd6+? { (5.31 → 3.45) Mistake. Best move was Re6+. } (33. Re6+) 33... cxd6 34. Re6+ Kg5 35. Rxd6 Rd5?? { (3.31 → Mate in 11) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was f4. } (35... f4 36. Ke2 Re5+ 37. Kf3 Re1 38. Rd5+ Kg6 39. Kxf4 Re2 40. Kf3 Rb2 41. Rb5 Kf6 42. Rb7) 36. Rxd5 { Black resigns. } 1-0