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Classical Chess • steffel vs GaffMasters

steffel (1587) plays GaffMasters (1597) in a rated Classical (15+15) game of chess. GaffMasters won by checkmate after 28 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

A01 Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Variation

steffel (1587)−11
6 Inaccuracies
6 Mistakes
0 Blunders
65 Average centipawn loss
GaffMasters (1597)+10
2 Inaccuracies
1 Mistakes
1 Blunders
29 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Rated Classical game"] [Site "https://lichess.org/q5KWN0w4"] [Date "2018.10.22"] [Round "-"] [White "steffel"] [Black "GaffMasters"] [Result "0-1"] [UTCDate "2018.10.22"] [UTCTime "22:27:16"] [WhiteElo "1587"] [BlackElo "1597"] [WhiteRatingDiff "-11"] [BlackRatingDiff "+10"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "900+15"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. b3 { [%eval 0.12] } 1... d5 { [%eval 0.33] } { A01 Nimzo-Larsen Attack: Classical Variation } 2. Bb2 { [%eval 0.1] } 2... Nf6 { [%eval 0.1] } 3. Bxf6?! { (0.10 → -0.52) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nf3. } { [%eval -0.52] } (3. Nf3 Bf5 4. h3 h6 5. d4 e6 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Bd3 c6) 3... gxf6 { [%eval -0.59] } 4. d3?! { (-0.59 → -1.20) Inaccuracy. Best move was d4. } { [%eval -1.2] } (4. d4 e5 5. e3 Be6 6. Nd2 Nc6 7. Bb5 exd4 8. exd4 Rg8) 4... Nc6 { [%eval -1.15] } 5. c3 { [%eval -1.31] } 5... Bf5 { [%eval -0.88] } 6. e3 { [%eval -1.15] } 6... e5 { [%eval -1.04] } 7. h4?! { (-1.04 → -1.56) Inaccuracy. Best move was b4. } { [%eval -1.56] } (7. b4 Qd7) 7... Qd7 { [%eval -1.52] } 8. f3? { (-1.52 → -3.30) Mistake. Best move was Nd2. } { [%eval -3.3] } (8. Nd2 Rg8 9. a3 Bh6 10. b4 O-O-O 11. Ngf3 Bg4 12. Be2 Kb8 13. g3 a6 14. Nb3 f5) 8... O-O-O { [%eval -3.38] } 9. g4 { [%eval -3.47] } 9... Be6 { [%eval -3.52] } 10. Bh3?! { (-3.52 → -4.31) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nh3. } { [%eval -4.31] } (10. Nh3 d4) 10... d4 { [%eval -3.89] } 11. e4?! { (-3.89 → -4.62) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qe2. } { [%eval -4.62] } (11. Qe2 Kb8) 11... dxc3 { [%eval -4.44] } 12. Nxc3 { [%eval -4.9] } 12... Bb4?! { (-4.90 → -4.23) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nb4. } { [%eval -4.23] } (12... Nb4 13. Bf1) 13. Ne2 { [%eval -4.58] } 13... Nd4 { [%eval -4.32] } 14. O-O? { (-4.32 → -6.50) Mistake. Best move was Kf2. } { [%eval -6.5] } (14. Kf2 h5) 14... Rhg8?? { (-6.50 → -3.02) Blunder. Best move was h5. } { [%eval -3.02] } (14... h5 15. Nd5 hxg4 16. Nxd4 Bc5 17. fxg4 Bxd4+ 18. Kg2 Bxd5 19. exd5 Qxd5+ 20. Qf3 Qxf3+ 21. Rxf3) 15. Kh2? { (-3.02 → -4.33) Mistake. Best move was Nd5. } { [%eval -4.33] } (15. Nd5 Bxd5) 15... h5? { (-4.33 → -3.17) Mistake. Best move was Bxc3. } { [%eval -3.17] } (15... Bxc3) 16. Nxd4? { (-3.17 → -5.80) Mistake. Best move was Nd5. } { [%eval -5.8] } (16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. Nxd4 exd4 18. exd5 Kb8 19. gxh5 Qe7 20. a3 Qe3 21. axb4 Qf4+ 22. Kh1 Qxh4) 16... exd4 { [%eval -5.68] } 17. Na4? { (-5.68 → -7.76) Mistake. Best move was Nd5. } { [%eval -7.76] } (17. Nd5 hxg4) 17... hxg4 { [%eval -7.49] } 18. fxg4? { (-7.49 → -12.02) Mistake. Best move was Bg2. } { [%eval -12.02] } (18. Bg2 gxf3) 18... Bxg4 { [%eval -9.7] } 19. Bxg4 { [%eval -12.5] } 19... Rxg4 { [%eval -12.12] } 20. Rf5 { [%eval -11.95] } 20... Rdg8 { [%eval -10.95] } 21. Kh3?! { (-10.95 → Mate in 7) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Qxg4. } { [%eval #-7] } (21. Qxg4 Rxg4 22. Kh3 Rf4 23. Rg1 Qe6 24. Rg8+ Kd7 25. Ra8 b5 26. Rxa7 Rxf5 27. exf5 Qxf5+) 21... Rg3+ { [%eval #-6] } 22. Kh2 { [%eval #-6] } 22... Qd6 { [%eval #-6] } 23. e5 { [%eval #-6] } 23... Qd5 { [%eval #-6] } 24. Qf1 { [%eval #-3] } 24... Rg2+ { [%eval #-2] } 25. Kh1 { [%eval #-2] } 25... R2g4+?! { (Mate in 2 → Mate in 2) Not the best checkmate sequence. Best move was Rg1+. } { [%eval #-2] } (25... Rg1+ 26. Kh2 Qh1#) 26. Rf3 { [%eval #-2] } 26... Rxh4+ { [%eval #-1] } 27. Qh3+ { [%eval #-1] } 27... Rxh3# { Black wins by checkmate. } 0-1