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Classical Chess • aghalarov2 vs pope_a_dope

aghalarov2 (1621) plays pope_a_dope (1500) in a casual Classical (60+0) game of chess. aghalarov2 won by checkmate after 38 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

A34 English Opening: Symmetrical Variation, Normal Variation

aghalarov2 (1621)
6Inaccuracies
1Mistakes
1Blunders
41Average centipawn loss
pope_a_dope (1500?)
3Inaccuracies
3Mistakes
3Blunders
67Average centipawn loss
[Event "Casual Classical game"] [Site "https://lichess.org/J8opM7c5"] [Date "2018.11.12"] [Round "-"] [White "aghalarov2"] [Black "pope_a_dope"] [Result "1-0"] [UTCDate "2018.11.12"] [UTCTime "13:00:40"] [WhiteElo "1621"] [BlackElo "1500"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "3600+0"] [ECO "A34"] [Opening "English Opening: Symmetrical Variation, Normal Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. c4 { [%eval 0.1] } 1... c5 { [%eval 0.27] } 2. Nc3 { [%eval 0.0] } { A34 English Opening: Symmetrical Variation, Normal Variation } 2... e6 { [%eval 0.29] } 3. g3 { [%eval -0.17] } 3... d5 { [%eval -0.12] } 4. cxd5 { [%eval -0.08] } 4... exd5 { [%eval -0.09] } 5. d4 { [%eval -0.39] } 5... Nf6?! { (-0.39 → 0.28) Inaccuracy. Best move was cxd4. } { [%eval 0.28] } (5... cxd4 6. Qxd4 Nf6 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qa4 Bb4 9. Bg2 Ng4 10. Bd2) 6. Bg2?! { (0.28 → -0.61) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nf3. } { [%eval -0.61] } (6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bg2 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bc5 9. Be3 Qb6 10. Na4 Qa5+) 6... Be7? { (-0.61 → 0.72) Mistake. Best move was cxd4. } { [%eval 0.72] } (6... cxd4 7. Qxd4 Nc6 8. Qd1 d4 9. Ne4 Bb4+ 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Nxf6+) 7. Nf3 { [%eval 0.3] } 7... O-O { [%eval 0.39] } 8. O-O { [%eval 0.2] } 8... Bg4 { [%eval 0.68] } 9. Ne5 { [%eval 0.6] } 9... Be6 { [%eval 0.67] } 10. Bg5?! { (0.67 → -0.15) Inaccuracy. Best move was dxc5. } { [%eval -0.15] } (10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Nd3 Bd4 12. Bg5 Bxc3 13. bxc3 Nbd7 14. Be3 Rc8 15. Bd4 b6 16. Nf4 Nc5) 10... h6?! { (-0.15 → 0.54) Inaccuracy. Best move was cxd4. } { [%eval 0.54] } (10... cxd4 11. Nb5 Nc6 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Nxd4 Bd7 14. Rc1 Qb6 15. Nb3 Rfe8 16. Qd3 Rac8 17. Be3) 11. Be3 { [%eval 0.43] } 11... Nc6 { [%eval 0.88] } 12. Nxc6 { [%eval 0.79] } 12... bxc6 { [%eval 0.89] } 13. dxc5 { [%eval 0.84] } 13... Qa5 { [%eval 1.3] } 14. a3 { [%eval 1.33] } 14... Rfd8 { [%eval 1.33] } 15. b4 { [%eval 1.32] } 15... Qc7 { [%eval 1.37] } 16. Bf4?! { (1.37 → 0.79) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qd3. } { [%eval 0.79] } (16. Qd3) 16... Qd7 { [%eval 1.25] } 17. Qd4 { [%eval 1.12] } 17... a5?! { (1.12 → 1.77) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nh5. } { [%eval 1.77] } (17... Nh5 18. Be5 f6 19. Bd6 Bxd6 20. cxd6 f5 21. Na4 Qxd6 22. Rfc1 Nf6 23. Nc5 Re8 24. Rc2) 18. Na4 { [%eval 1.65] } 18... Ne8? { (1.65 → 3.08) Mistake. Best move was Qb7. } { [%eval 3.08] } (18... Qb7 19. Nb6 Ra7 20. Be5 Bf5 21. Rfc1 Be4 22. Qb2 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Ne8 24. Bc3 Bf6 25. Bxf6) 19. Nb6 { [%eval 3.1] } 19... Qb7 { [%eval 3.21] } 20. Nxa8 { [%eval 3.13] } 20... Bf6 { [%eval 3.47] } 21. Be5 { [%eval 3.39] } 21... Bxe5 { [%eval 3.77] } 22. Qxe5 { [%eval 3.72] } 22... Rxa8 { [%eval 3.67] } 23. bxa5 { [%eval 3.31] } 23... Rxa5 { [%eval 3.73] } 24. Rab1?! { (3.73 → 3.14) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rfb1. } { [%eval 3.14] } (24. Rfb1 Qc7 25. Qxc7 Nxc7 26. Rb8+ Kh7 27. a4 g5 28. Rb7 Nb5 29. e3 Kg7 30. Bf1 Nc3) 24... Qa7? { (3.14 → 4.97) Mistake. Best move was Qc7. } { [%eval 4.97] } (24... Qc7 25. Qxc7 Nxc7 26. Rb6 Na6 27. Rxc6 Nxc5 28. Rb1 Ne4 29. Bxe4 dxe4 30. Rc3 g5 31. Rb4) 25. Rb8 { [%eval 4.03] } 25... Kf8?? { (4.03 → 8.28) Blunder. Best move was Qd7. } { [%eval 8.28] } (25... Qd7) 26. Bh3? { (8.28 → 5.35) Mistake. Best move was Rfb1. } { [%eval 5.35] } (26. Rfb1 Qe7 27. Rxe8+ Qxe8 28. Rb8 Ra8 29. Rxe8+ Rxe8 30. Qd6+ Kg8 31. Qxc6 Rd8 32. Qb7 g5) 26... Ke7?? { (5.35 → 12.92) Blunder. Best move was Rb5. } { [%eval 12.92] } (26... Rb5 27. Rxb5) 27. Kh1?? { (12.92 → 4.67) Blunder. Best move was Rfb1. } { [%eval 4.67] } (27. Rfb1) 27... Rxc5 { [%eval 4.88] } 28. Rfb1 { [%eval 4.48] } 28... Nc7?? { (4.48 → Mate in 12) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Rb5. } { [%eval #12] } (28... Rb5 29. R1xb5 cxb5 30. Bxe6 fxe6 31. Kg2 Nf6 32. Qf4 d4 33. Qe5 Kf7 34. Qxb5 Qxa3 35. Qc6) 29. R1b7 { [%eval #11] } 29... Qxb8 { [%eval #11] } 30. Rxb8 { [%eval #11] } 30... Rc1+ { [%eval #10] } 31. Kg2 { [%eval #10] } 31... Kd7 { [%eval #6] } 32. Bxe6+ { [%eval #5] } 32... Nxe6 { [%eval #5] } 33. Rb7+ { [%eval #4] } 33... Ke8 { [%eval #4] } 34. Qd6 { [%eval #3] } 34... Nc7 { [%eval #1] } 35. Rxc7?! { (Mate in 1 → Mate in 2) Not the best checkmate sequence. Best move was Rb8#. } { [%eval #2] } (35. Rb8#) 35... Rg1+ { [%eval #2] } 36. Kf3?! { (Mate in 2 → Mate in 2) Not the best checkmate sequence. Best move was Kxg1. } { [%eval #2] } (36. Kxg1 h5 37. Qe7#) 36... Rxg3+ { [%eval #2] } 37. hxg3 { [%eval #1] } 37... f6 { [%eval #1] } 38. Qe7# { White wins by checkmate. } 1-0