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Correspondence Chess • mjgiardino vs bjmuld

bjmuld (1574) plays mjgiardino (1666) in a rated Correspondence game of chess. bjmuld won by checkmate after 35 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

B42 Sicilian Defense: Kan Variation, Modern Variation

mjgiardino (1666)−14
2Inaccuracies
5Mistakes
4Blunders
92Average centipawn loss
bjmuld (1574)+14
5Inaccuracies
2Mistakes
2Blunders
64Average centipawn loss
[Event "Rated Correspondence game"] [Site "https://lichess.org/2jlgkehX"] [Date "2018.07.03"] [Round "-"] [White "mjgiardino"] [Black "bjmuld"] [Result "0-1"] [UTCDate "2018.07.03"] [UTCTime "21:38:13"] [WhiteElo "1666"] [BlackElo "1574"] [WhiteRatingDiff "-14"] [BlackRatingDiff "+14"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "B42"] [Opening "Sicilian Defense: Kan Variation, Modern Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 { [%eval 0.0] } 1... c5 { [%eval 0.18] } 2. Nf3 { [%eval 0.15] } 2... e6 { [%eval 0.26] } 3. d4 { [%eval 0.05] } 3... cxd4 { [%eval 0.09] } 4. Nxd4 { [%eval 0.35] } 4... a6 { [%eval 0.22] } 5. Bd3 { [%eval 0.27] } { B42 Sicilian Defense: Kan Variation, Modern Variation } 5... Nf6 { [%eval 0.42] } 6. O-O { [%eval 0.44] } 6... Bd6 { [%eval 0.71] } 7. Nf3 { [%eval 0.57] } 7... Nc6 { [%eval 0.58] } 8. Be3?! { (0.58 → -0.10) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qe2. } { [%eval -0.1] } (8. Qe2 Ng4 9. c3 O-O 10. Bc2 Qc7 11. h3 Nge5 12. Nxe5 Nxe5 13. f4 Ng6 14. Qf2 Bc5) 8... Ne5?! { (-0.10 → 0.67) Inaccuracy. Best move was O-O. } { [%eval 0.67] } (8... O-O 9. h3 Bc7 10. c3 d5 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Re1 b6 13. e5 Bxe5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. Bc2) 9. Nc3 { [%eval 0.42] } 9... b5 { [%eval 0.79] } 10. Be2? { (0.79 → -0.55) Mistake. Best move was Nxe5. } { [%eval -0.55] } (10. Nxe5) 10... Qc7 { [%eval -0.28] } 11. Bd4? { (-0.28 → -1.33) Mistake. Best move was Nxe5. } { [%eval -1.33] } (11. Nxe5) 11... Bb7?! { (-1.33 → -0.35) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nxf3+. } { [%eval -0.35] } (11... Nxf3+ 12. Bxf3 Bxh2+ 13. Kh1 Be5 14. Qd3 Bb7 15. Rad1 d6 16. Bxe5 dxe5 17. a3 Rd8 18. Qe3) 12. Nxe5 { [%eval -0.53] } 12... b4? { (-0.53 → 1.14) Mistake. Best move was Bxe5. } { [%eval 1.14] } (12... Bxe5 13. Bxe5 Qxe5 14. Bd3 O-O 15. a3 Bxe4 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. Qe2 f5 18. c3 Qd5 19. Bxe4) 13. Nc4 { [%eval 0.96] } 13... Bxh2+ { [%eval 1.65] } 14. Kh1 { [%eval 1.8] } 14... bxc3? { (1.80 → 3.81) Mistake. Best move was d5. } { [%eval 3.81] } (14... d5) 15. g3?? { (3.81 → -1.93) Blunder. Best move was e5. } { [%eval -1.93] } (15. e5 Bf4) 15... Bxg3 { [%eval -1.97] } 16. fxg3 { [%eval -2.19] } 16... Bxe4+?? { (-2.19 → 1.99) Blunder. Best move was Nxe4. } { [%eval 1.99] } (16... Nxe4 17. Be5 d6 18. Nxd6+ Nxd6+ 19. Kh2 O-O-O 20. Bf3 f6 21. Bxb7+ Qxb7 22. Bxc3 h5 23. Qf3) 17. Bf3?? { (1.99 → -2.73) Blunder. Best move was Kh2. } { [%eval -2.73] } (17. Kh2 cxb2) 17... Qxc4 { [%eval -2.57] } 18. Bxc3 { [%eval -2.68] } 18... d5 { [%eval -2.57] } 19. Bxe4? { (-2.57 → -3.76) Mistake. Best move was Bxf6. } { [%eval -3.76] } (19. Bxf6) 19... Nxe4 { [%eval -3.69] } 20. Bxg7?? { (-3.69 → -7.76) Blunder. Best move was Rf3. } { [%eval -7.76] } (20. Rf3) 20... Rg8 { [%eval -7.35] } 21. Be5? { (-7.35 → Mate in 9) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Rf3. } { [%eval #-9] } (21. Rf3 Rxg7) 21... Ra7?? { (Mate in 9 → -2.85) Lost forced checkmate sequence. Best move was Nxg3+. } { [%eval -2.85] } (21... Nxg3+ 22. Bxg3 Rxg3 23. Qh5 Qe4+ 24. Rf3 Rxf3 25. Qxf3 Qxf3+ 26. Kh2 Rc8 27. c3 Rc4 28. Rf1) 22. Rg1?? { (-2.85 → -18.32) Blunder. Best move was Qh5. } { [%eval -18.32] } (22. Qh5 Nxg3+ 23. Bxg3 Rxg3 24. Rae1 Qg4 25. Qxg4 Rxg4 26. Rg1 Rg6 27. Re2 Rb7 28. b3 Rc7) 22... Nf2+ { [%eval -16.22] } 23. Kh2 { [%eval -16.8] } 23... Nxd1 { [%eval -14.22] } 24. Raxd1 { [%eval -16.04] } 24... f5?! { (-16.04 → -9.28) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qxc2+. } { [%eval -9.28] } (24... Qxc2+) 25. Bd4?! { (-9.28 → -19.30) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rg2. } { [%eval -19.3] } (25. Rg2 Qxa2 26. b3 Qa5 27. Re2 Qb5 28. Re3 Qc5 29. Re2 Rg4 30. Bf4 Re7 31. Rde1 Kd7) 25... Rf7?! { (-19.30 → -9.19) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qe2+. } { [%eval -9.19] } (25... Qe2+ 26. Bf2 Qxf2+ 27. Rg2 Qe3 28. Rd3 Qh6+ 29. Kg1 Qc1+ 30. Kh2 Rg6 31. Rd4 Rh6+ 32. Rh4) 26. Be5? { (-9.19 → Mate in 10) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Rg2. } { [%eval #-10] } (26. Rg2 Qxa2 27. b3 Qa3 28. Re2 Kd7 29. Be5 a5 30. Ra1 Qc5 31. Ra4 Rg4 32. Rf4 Kc8) 26... Qe2+ { [%eval #-9] } 27. Kh3 { [%eval #-7] } 27... Qxe5 { [%eval #-10] } 28. Rde1 { [%eval #-11] } 28... Qf6 { [%eval #-14] } 29. Ref1 { [%eval #-8] } 29... Rfg7 { [%eval #-8] } 30. Rf3 { [%eval #-8] } 30... f4 { [%eval #-7] } 31. Rxf4 { [%eval #-4] } 31... Qh6+?! { (Mate in 4 → Mate in 5) Not the best checkmate sequence. Best move was Qxf4. } { [%eval #-5] } (31... Qxf4 32. gxf4 Rxg1 33. Kh2 R1g6 34. f5 Rh6#) 32. Rh4 { [%eval #-5] } 32... Qe3 { [%eval #-4] } 33. Rg2 { [%eval #-3] } 33... Rxg3+ { [%eval #-2] } 34. Rxg3 { [%eval #-1] } 34... Qxg3# { Black wins by checkmate. } 0-1