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Correspondence Chess • Magnus Carlsen (?) vs Pentala Harikrishna (?)

Magnus Carlsen (?) plays Pentala Harikrishna (?) in a casual imported game of chess. Pentala Harikrishna (?) resigned after 41 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

E15 Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation, Nimzowitsch Variation

Magnus Carlsen (?)
1 Inaccuracies
0 Mistakes
1 Blunders
23 Average centipawn loss
Pentala Harikrishna (?)
3 Inaccuracies
1 Mistakes
2 Blunders
48 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Norway Chess"] [Site "https://lichess.org/19IkKMsD"] [Date "2016.04.19"] [Round "1"] [White "Magnus Carlsen (?)"] [Black "Pentala Harikrishna (?)"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "E15"] [Opening "Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation, Nimzowitsch Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 { [%eval 0.15] } 1... Nf6 { [%eval 0.12] } 2. c4 { [%eval 0.21] } 2... e6 { [%eval 0.2] } 3. Nf3 { [%eval 0.2] } 3... b6 { [%eval 0.17] } 4. g3 { [%eval 0.04] } 4... Ba6 { [%eval 0.09] } { E15 Queen's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation, Nimzowitsch Variation } 5. Nbd2 { [%eval 0.04] } 5... Bb4 { [%eval 0.04] } 6. Qa4 { [%eval 0.07] } 6... c5 { [%eval 0.18] } 7. a3 { [%eval 0.14] } 7... Bxd2+ { [%eval 0.18] } 8. Bxd2 { [%eval -0.06] } 8... O-O { [%eval 0.21] } 9. dxc5 { [%eval 0.2] } 9... bxc5 { [%eval 0.23] } 10. Bg2 { [%eval 0.05] } 10... Qb6 { [%eval 0.52] } 11. O-O { [%eval 0.56] } 11... Nc6 { [%eval 0.49] } 12. Be3 { [%eval 0.56] } 12... Rfc8 { [%eval 0.51] } 13. Rfd1 { [%eval 0.48] } 13... d5 { [%eval 0.61] } 14. cxd5 { [%eval 0.53] } 14... exd5 { [%eval 0.45] } 15. Bxc5 { [%eval 0.43] } 15... Qa5 { [%eval 0.58] } 16. Qc2 { [%eval 0.48] } 16... Bxe2 { [%eval 0.46] } 17. Qxe2 { [%eval 0.55] } 17... Qxc5 { [%eval 0.59] } 18. Rac1 { [%eval 0.54] } 18... Qb6 { [%eval 0.63] } 19. b4 { [%eval 0.51] } 19... h6 { [%eval 0.47] } 20. Qe3 { [%eval 0.34] } 20... Qb7 { [%eval 0.82] } 21. Bh3 { [%eval 0.91] } 21... Re8 { [%eval 0.95] } 22. Qc3 { [%eval 0.88] } 22... Ne7 { [%eval 0.88] } 23. Nd4 { [%eval 0.89] } 23... Ne4 { [%eval 1.02] } 24. Qc7 { [%eval 0.91] } 24... Qa6 { [%eval 1.0] } 25. f3 { [%eval 0.89] } 25... Ng5 { [%eval 1.1] } 26. Bd7 { [%eval 1.13] } 26... Red8 { [%eval 1.13] } 27. h4 { [%eval 1.12] } 27... Nxf3+?! { (1.12 → 1.73) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nh7. } { [%eval 1.73] } (27... Nh7 28. Bg4 Re8 29. Bd7 Red8 30. Re1 Qf6 31. Rcd1 Ng6 32. a4 Ne5 33. Qxe5 Rxd7 34. Qxf6) 28. Nxf3 { [%eval 1.47] } 28... Qxa3 { [%eval 1.48] } 29. Kg2 { [%eval 1.48] } 29... Qb2+ { [%eval 1.7] } 30. Rd2 { [%eval 1.55] } 30... Qxb4 { [%eval 1.67] } 31. Re1 { [%eval 1.58] } 31... a5? { (1.58 → 4.49) Mistake. Best move was Ng6. } { [%eval 4.49] } (31... Ng6 32. Rxd5 Nf8 33. Bc6 Rdc8 34. Qd6 Rab8 35. Qxb4 Rxb4 36. Re8 Rxe8 37. Bxe8 Rb8 38. Bc6) 32. Rde2 { [%eval 4.81] } 32... Ng6 { [%eval 4.62] } 33. h5 { [%eval 4.55] } 33... Nh8 { [%eval 5.0] } 34. Bf5 { [%eval 4.22] } 34... a4?! { (4.22 → 4.94) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qf8. } { [%eval 4.94] } (34... Qf8 35. Qc2 g6 36. hxg6 Nxg6 37. Bxg6 fxg6 38. Qxg6+ Qg7 39. Qe6+ Kh7 40. Qf5+ Kh8 41. Ne5) 35. Ne5 { [%eval 4.74] } 35... Qd6 { [%eval 4.65] } 36. Qc2 { [%eval 4.19] } 36... Re8?? { (4.19 → Mate in 8) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was d4. } { [%eval #8] } (36... d4 37. Nc6 d3 38. Bxd3 Qxd3 39. Re8+ Rxe8 40. Rxe8+ Rxe8 41. Qxd3 g6 42. Ne7+ Kg7 43. Qd7) 37. Bh7+ { [%eval #7] } 37... Kf8 { [%eval #7] } 38. Qf5?? { (Mate in 7 → 3.84) Lost forced checkmate sequence. Best move was Nd7+. } { [%eval 3.84] } (38. Nd7+ Qxd7 39. Qc5+ Re7 40. Rxe7 g6 41. Qd4 Qh3+ 42. Kxh3 f6 43. Qxf6+ Nf7 44. Rxf7#) 38... Re7 { [%eval 3.84] } 39. Bg6 { [%eval 3.81] } 39... Kg8?? { (3.81 → Mate in 12) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Rxe5. } { [%eval #12] } (39... Rxe5 40. Rxe5) 40. Nxf7 { [%eval 59.04] } 40... Rxf7?! { (59.04 → Mate in 3) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Rxe2+. } { [%eval #3] } (40... Rxe2+ 41. Rxe2 Qf6 42. Qxd5 Nxg6 43. hxg6 Rc8 44. Nxh6+ Kh8 45. Nf7+ Kg8 46. Nd6+ Kf8 47. Qh5) 41. Bxf7+?! { (Mate in 3 → 12.92) Lost forced checkmate sequence. Best move was Re8+. } { [%eval 12.92] } { Black resigns. } (41. Re8+ Rxe8 42. Rxe8+ Rf8 43. Bh7#) 1-0