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Correspondence Chess • Magnus Carlsen (2832) vs Sergey Karjakin (2781)

Magnus Carlsen (2832) plays Sergey Karjakin (2781) in a casual imported game of chess. Sergey Karjakin (2781) resigned after 44 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

E48 Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation, Bishop Attack, Classical Defense

Magnus Carlsen (2832)
3 Inaccuracies
0 Mistakes
0 Blunders
11 Average centipawn loss
Sergey Karjakin (2781)
4 Inaccuracies
1 Mistakes
1 Blunders
25 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Altibox Norway"] [Site "https://lichess.org/1HTM7kao"] [Date "2017.06.15"] [Round "8.2"] [White "Magnus Carlsen (2832)"] [Black "Sergey Karjakin (2781)"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "E48"] [Opening "Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation, Bishop Attack, Classical Defense"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 { [%eval 0.25] } 1... Nf6 { [%eval 0.29] } 2. c4 { [%eval 0.2] } 2... e6 { [%eval 0.28] } 3. Nc3 { [%eval 0.14] } 3... Bb4 { [%eval 0.21] } 4. e3 { [%eval 0.08] } 4... O-O { [%eval 0.09] } 5. Bd3 { [%eval 0.04] } 5... d5 { [%eval 0.08] } { E48 Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Variation, Bishop Attack, Classical Defense } 6. cxd5 { [%eval 0.04] } 6... exd5 { [%eval 0.04] } 7. Ne2 { [%eval -0.09] } 7... Re8 { [%eval -0.1] } 8. Bd2 { [%eval -0.13] } 8... Bf8 { [%eval 0.0] } 9. O-O { [%eval -0.06] } 9... b6 { [%eval 0.04] } 10. Rc1 { [%eval 0.03] } 10... c5 { [%eval 0.09] } 11. Nf4 { [%eval 0.14] } 11... Bb7 { [%eval 0.08] } 12. Qf3 { [%eval 0.15] } 12... Na6 { [%eval 0.21] } 13. Rfd1 { [%eval 0.16] } 13... cxd4 { [%eval 0.29] } 14. exd4 { [%eval 0.24] } 14... Nc7 { [%eval 0.26] } 15. Bc2 { [%eval 0.2] } 15... Bd6 { [%eval 0.24] } 16. Be3 { [%eval 0.16] } 16... Ne4 { [%eval 0.29] } 17. Ba4 { [%eval 0.32] } 17... Re7 { [%eval 0.37] } 18. Bb3 { [%eval 0.2] } 18... Qd7 { [%eval 0.21] } 19. h3 { [%eval 0.13] } 19... Nxc3 { [%eval 0.13] } 20. bxc3 { [%eval 0.1] } 20... Bc6 { [%eval 0.35] } 21. Nh5 { [%eval 0.35] } 21... Re6 { [%eval 0.27] } 22. Bc2 { [%eval 0.07] } 22... Ba4 { [%eval 0.19] } 23. c4?! { (0.19 → -0.34) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bb3. } { [%eval -0.34] } (23. Bb3 Rd8 24. Re1 b5 25. Bxa4 bxa4 26. Bf4 Qe7 27. Re3 Rxe3 28. Bxe3 Ne8 29. c4 dxc4) 23... dxc4 { [%eval -0.18] } 24. d5 { [%eval -0.39] } 24... Rg6 { [%eval -0.87] } 25. Bd4 { [%eval -0.86] } 25... Bxc2 { [%eval -0.86] } 26. Rxc2 { [%eval -0.87] } 26... Qa4 { [%eval -0.6] } 27. Rcc1 { [%eval -1.05] } 27... Qxa2?! { (-1.05 → -0.55) Inaccuracy. Best move was Ne8. } { [%eval -0.55] } (27... Ne8 28. Rd2 b5 29. Re2 b4 30. Rce1 a5 31. Nf4 Rg5 32. Nh5 c3 33. h4 Rg6 34. Qf5) 28. Nxg7 { [%eval -0.7] } 28... Rxg7 { [%eval -0.53] } 29. Bxg7 { [%eval -0.61] } 29... Kxg7 { [%eval -0.44] } 30. Qg4+ { [%eval -0.52] } 30... Kf8 { [%eval -0.49] } 31. Qh4 { [%eval -0.28] } 31... Qb2 { [%eval 0.13] } 32. Rxc4?! { (0.13 → -0.45) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qh6+. } { [%eval -0.45] } (32. Qh6+ Ke7) 32... Ne8 { [%eval -0.58] } 33. Re1 { [%eval -0.5] } 33... Qf6?! { (-0.50 → 0.00) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nf6. } { [%eval 0.0] } (33... Nf6 34. Qh6+ Kg8 35. Rc6 Rd8 36. Rec1 Qe5 37. Rxd6 Qxd6 38. Qg5+ Kf8 39. Rc6 Qxd5 40. Qxf6) 34. Qxh7 { [%eval 0.0] } 34... Qg7 { [%eval 0.0] } 35. Qc2?! { (0.00 → -0.58) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qf5. } { [%eval -0.58] } (35. Qf5 Qf6 36. Qh7 Qg7) 35... Qf6?! { (-0.58 → 0.00) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qg6. } { [%eval 0.0] } (35... Qg6) 36. Rg4 { [%eval -0.15] } 36... Bc5 { [%eval -0.27] } 37. Re2 { [%eval -0.35] } 37... Qh6 { [%eval -0.41] } 38. g3 { [%eval -0.34] } 38... Nf6 { [%eval -0.53] } 39. Rh4 { [%eval -0.49] } 39... Qg7 { [%eval -0.76] } 40. Kg2 { [%eval -0.58] } 40... Qg5?! { (-0.58 → 0.00) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nxd5. } { [%eval 0.0] } (40... Nxd5 41. Rg4) 41. Qc3 { [%eval 0.0] } 41... Bd6?? { (0.00 → 3.70) Blunder. Best move was Qg7. } { [%eval 3.7] } (41... Qg7 42. Ra2 Qg5 43. d6 Rd8 44. Rh8+ Ng8 45. Rxa7 Qd5+ 46. Qf3 Qxf3+ 47. Kxf3 Bxd6 48. Rh7) 42. Rh8+ { [%eval 3.69] } 42... Ng8 { [%eval 3.69] } 43. Re4 { [%eval 3.34] } 43... Qg7? { (3.34 → 5.74) Mistake. Best move was Bc5. } { [%eval 5.74] } (43... Bc5 44. d6 Qf5 45. Rf4 Qd5+ 46. Kg1 Bxd6 47. Rg4 Ke7 48. Qe3+ Be5 49. Rhxg8 Rxg8 50. Rxg8) 44. Rxg8+ { [%eval 5.47] } { Black resigns. } 1-0