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Correspondence Chess • Anatoly Karpov vs Mephisto Portorose

Anatoly Karpov plays Mephisto Portorose in a casual imported game of chess. Anatoly Karpov resigned after 84 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

D16 Slav Defense: Steiner Variation

Anatoly Karpov
4 Inaccuracies
9 Mistakes
1 Blunders
37 Average centipawn loss
Mephisto Portorose
5 Inaccuracies
1 Mistakes
1 Blunders
25 Average centipawn loss

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[Event "Karpov Simul"] [Site "https://lichess.org/0iY3C89v"] [Date "1990.04.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Anatoly Karpov"] [Black "Mephisto Portorose"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "D16"] [Opening "Slav Defense: Steiner Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bg4 { D16 Slav Defense: Steiner Variation } 6. Ne5 Bh5 7. f3 Nfd7 8. Nxc4 e5 9. Ne4 Bb4+ 10. Bd2 Qh4+?! { (0.32 → 1.04) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qe7. } (10... Qe7) 11. g3 Qe7 12. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 13. Qd2 Qxd2+ 14. Kxd2 exd4 15. Ned6+ Ke7 16. Nxb7 Na6 17. Bh3 Rab8 18. Nba5 Rhc8 19. f4?! { (0.45 → -0.20) Inaccuracy. Best move was e3. } (19. e3) 19... f6 20. e3 dxe3+ 21. Kxe3 Nb4 22. Kf2 Nd3+?! { (-0.29 → 0.37) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rc7. } (22... Rc7 23. Kg2 Nc2 24. Rac1 Nd4 25. Rhe1+ Kf8 26. b3 Nb6 27. Nd2 c5 28. Kf1 Bf7 29. Kf2) 23. Kg2 Nxb2? { (0.28 → 2.97) Mistake. Best move was N3c5. } (23... N3c5) 24. Rhe1+ Kd8?! { (2.82 → 3.55) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kf8. } (24... Kf8 25. Bxd7 Rc7 26. Bf5 Nxc4 27. Nxc4 Rb4 28. Nd6 Rd4 29. Ne4 c5 30. Rab1 Bg6 31. Bxg6) 25. Nd6 Rc7 26. g4?! { (2.49 → 1.54) Inaccuracy. Best move was Re3. } (26. Re3) 26... Bg6 27. f5 Ne5 28. fxg6 hxg6 29. Rab1 Rb4?! { (1.17 → 1.85) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rb6. } (29... Rb6 30. g5 Nbd3 31. Red1 Nf4+ 32. Kg3 Rxb1 33. Rxb1 Nxh3 34. Kxh3 Ke7 35. Nac4 Nxc4 36. Nxc4) 30. g5 Ke7 31. Re4 Rxe4 32. Nxe4 Nxa4 33. Ra1 Nb6 34. Nc5 Ke8 35. Nab7 Nf7 36. gxf6 gxf6 37. Rxa7 Ke7?! { (1.53 → 2.22) Inaccuracy. Best move was Re7. } (37... Re7 38. Kf2 Kf8 39. Ra6 Nd5 40. Ne6+ Kg8 41. Nbc5 Ne5 42. Bg2 Re8 43. Kg3 Ne7 44. Nd4) 38. Ra6? { (2.22 → 0.97) Mistake. Best move was Na6. } (38. Na6 Nc8 39. Bxc8 Rxc8 40. Nbc5+ Kf8 41. Nd7+ Kg7 42. Nc7 Kh6 43. Nxf6 g5 44. Ne6 Kg6) 38... Nd5 39. Kg3 Ne5 40. Bg2 Ne3 41. Bh1 g5 42. Na5 Kd6 43. Ne4+ Ke7 44. Nc5 Kd6 45. Ncb7+ Kd7 46. Ra8 c5 47. Rh8 Ke6 48. Nb3 Nf5+ 49. Kf2 Nd3+ 50. Ke2 c4 51. Na1 Nf4+ 52. Ke1 c3 53. Nc2 Rc4 54. Kd1 Rc7 55. Re8+? { (0.17 → -0.98) Mistake. Best move was Kc1. } (55. Kc1 Ne2+ 56. Kb1 Ned4 57. Rd8 Nxc2 58. Kxc2 Ne3+ 59. Kc1 f5 60. Re8+ Re7 61. Rc8 g4) 55... Kf7 56. Rd8 Ke7 57. Nb4? { (-0.66 → -2.87) Mistake. Best move was Rh8. } (57. Rh8 Rd7+ 58. Ke1 Rd2 59. Rh7+ Ke8 60. Bc6+ Kf8 61. Be4 Re2+ 62. Kd1 Rxe4 63. Nc5 Rc4) 57... Ne3+ 58. Ke1 c2 59. Nxc2?? { (-2.66 → -7.22) Blunder. Best move was Na2. } (59. Na2 c1=Q+ 60. Nxc1 Rxc1+ 61. Kd2 Rxh1 62. Kxe3 Rxh2 63. Rd2 Rxd2 64. Kxd2 f5 65. Ke3 Ne6) 59... Rxc2 60. Rd2 Rc1+ 61. Kf2 Nc4 62. Rd4 Ne6?? { (-6.89 → -3.37) Blunder. Best move was Rc2+. } (62... Rc2+ 63. Ke1) 63. Re4 Rxh1 64. Rxc4 Rxh2+ 65. Kg3?! { (-2.81 → -3.66) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kg1. } (65. Kg1 Rd2 66. Na5 f5 67. Rc1 f4 68. Nc4 Ra2 69. Rd1 Kf6 70. Kf1 g4 71. Rd5 g3) 65... Rb2 66. Na5 f5 67. Rc3?! { (-3.00 → -3.68) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nc6+. } (67. Nc6+ Kd6) 67... Kf6 68. Nc4 f4+ 69. Kf3? { (-3.51 → -4.58) Mistake. Best move was Kh3. } (69. Kh3 Rb1 70. Rc2 Rg1 71. Kh2 Rd1 72. Kg2 g4 73. Rb2 Rd4 74. Na5 Rd3 75. Nc4 Rh3) 69... Rh2 70. Rc1? { (-3.52 → -4.82) Mistake. Best move was Nd6. } (70. Nd6 Rh3+ 71. Kg4 Rh4+ 72. Kf3 Nd4+ 73. Kg2 f3+ 74. Rxf3+ Nxf3 75. Kxf3 Rf4+ 76. Kg3 Rd4) 70... Rh3+ 71. Ke4? { (-4.27 → -5.48) Mistake. Best move was Kg2. } (71. Kg2 g4) 71... g4 72. Re1 Rb3 73. Rg1? { (-4.79 → -7.52) Mistake. Best move was Ne5. } (73. Ne5 g3 74. Nd3 g2 75. Kf3 Rxd3+ 76. Kxg2 Kf5 77. Ra1 Rd2+ 78. Kf1 Nd4 79. Ra8 Kg4) 73... g3 74. Rg2 Rc3 75. Nd2? { (-6.50 → -8.98) Mistake. Best move was Nb6. } (75. Nb6) 75... Re3+ 76. Kd5 Kf5 77. Nf1? { (-7.53 → -11.26) Mistake. Best move was Kc4. } (77. Kc4 Re1 78. Nf3 Rc1+ 79. Kd5 Rd1+ 80. Kc4 Ke4 81. Nd2+ Ke3 82. Kc3 Rc1+ 83. Kb2 Rc6) 77... Rd3+ 78. Kc4 Rd4+ 79. Kc3 Kg4 80. Rg1 Kf3 81. Nd2+ Kf2 82. Rf1+ Ke2 83. Rg1 Rd3+ { White resigns. } 0-1