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Correspondence Chess • JWCastle vs NeverBeenTimid

NeverBeenTimid (1733) plays JWCastle (1778) in a rated Correspondence game of chess. NeverBeenTimid resigned after 26 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

A43 Benoni Defense: Old Benoni, Schmid Variation

JWCastle (1778)+9
2 Inaccuracies
2 Mistakes
0 Blunders
29 Average centipawn loss
NeverBeenTimid (1733)−10
1 Inaccuracies
3 Mistakes
1 Blunders
51 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Rated Correspondence game"] [Site "https://lichess.org/LbK2QyuK"] [Date "2017.11.01"] [Round "-"] [White "JWCastle"] [Black "NeverBeenTimid"] [Result "1-0"] [UTCDate "2017.11.01"] [UTCTime "09:30:16"] [WhiteElo "1778"] [BlackElo "1733"] [WhiteRatingDiff "+9"] [BlackRatingDiff "-10"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "A43"] [Opening "Benoni Defense: Old Benoni, Schmid Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 { [%eval 0.22] } 1... c5 { [%eval 0.57] } 2. d5 { [%eval 0.53] } 2... d6 { [%eval 0.76] } 3. Nc3 { [%eval 0.52] } 3... g6 { [%eval 0.54] } { A43 Benoni Defense: Old Benoni, Schmid Variation } 4. e4 { [%eval 0.56] } 4... Bg7 { [%eval 0.54] } 5. h3 { [%eval 0.12] } 5... Nf6 { [%eval 0.17] } 6. Nf3 { [%eval 0.18] } 6... O-O { [%eval 0.07] } 7. Be2 { [%eval -0.14] } 7... Na6?! { (-0.14 → 0.41) Inaccuracy. Best move was b5. } { [%eval 0.41] } (7... b5) 8. O-O { [%eval 0.51] } 8... Nc7 { [%eval 0.61] } 9. Be3?! { (0.61 → -0.15) Inaccuracy. Best move was Re1. } { [%eval -0.15] } (9. Re1 b6 10. a4 e6 11. dxe6 Nxe6 12. Bc4 Bb7 13. Qd3 Nd4 14. Bg5 h6 15. Bh4 Qd7) 9... b6 { [%eval 0.12] } 10. a4 { [%eval -0.05] } 10... Bb7 { [%eval 0.42] } 11. Nd2?! { (0.42 → -0.08) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bf4. } { [%eval -0.08] } (11. Bf4 a6 12. Re1 b5 13. axb5 axb5 14. Rxa8 Bxa8 15. Nxb5 Nxe4 16. Bc4 Nf6 17. Nc3 Nd7) 11... a6 { [%eval 0.24] } 12. f4 { [%eval -0.09] } 12... e6 { [%eval 0.0] } 13. f5? { (0.00 → -1.33) Mistake. Best move was dxe6. } { [%eval -1.33] } (13. dxe6 fxe6 14. Bf3 d5 15. e5 Nd7 16. a5 b5 17. Ne2 g5 18. fxg5 Qe7 19. c3 Nxe5) 13... exd5 { [%eval -1.58] } 14. exd5? { (-1.58 → -3.79) Mistake. Best move was Bg5. } { [%eval -3.79] } (14. Bg5 h6 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. fxg6 fxg6 17. exd5 Qe7 18. Nde4 Bd4+ 19. Kh1 Rxf1+ 20. Bxf1 Nxd5) 14... Nfxd5 { [%eval -3.74] } 15. Nxd5 { [%eval -3.68] } 15... Nxd5 { [%eval -3.59] } 16. Bf2 { [%eval -3.99] } 16... Nf4? { (-3.99 → -1.15) Mistake. Best move was Bxb2. } { [%eval -1.15] } (16... Bxb2 17. Bd3 Bxa1 18. Qxa1 Nf4 19. Bg3 Qg5 20. fxg6 hxg6 21. Rxf4 Qxg3 22. Rf2 Rae8 23. Nf1) 17. Bf3 { [%eval -1.2] } 17... Bxf3? { (-1.20 → 0.26) Mistake. Best move was d5. } { [%eval 0.26] } (17... d5 18. a5 gxf5 19. Nc4 Qg5 20. Kh1 b5 21. Nb6 Rad8 22. Bxc5 Rfe8 23. Qc1 h6 24. Bg1) 18. Qxf3 { [%eval 0.02] } 18... Nh5 { [%eval 0.36] } 19. c3 { [%eval 0.28] } 19... d5 { [%eval 0.29] } 20. a5 { [%eval 0.07] } 20... Nf6 { [%eval 0.28] } 21. axb6 { [%eval 0.08] } 21... Qxb6 { [%eval 0.17] } 22. b4 { [%eval 0.14] } 22... Ne4 { [%eval 0.43] } 23. Nxe4 { [%eval 0.5] } 23... dxe4 { [%eval 0.49] } 24. Qxe4 { [%eval 0.61] } 24... Bxc3? { (0.61 → 1.82) Mistake. Best move was Rfe8. } { [%eval 1.82] } (24... Rfe8 25. bxc5 Qf6 26. Qg4 gxf5 27. Qf3 Qxc3 28. Qxf5 Qe5 29. Qg4 Qe4 30. Ra4 Qxg4 31. Rxg4) 25. Bxc5 { [%eval 1.99] } 25... Rfe8?? { (1.99 → 5.92) Blunder. Best move was Qf6. } { [%eval 5.92] } (25... Qf6 26. fxg6 Qxg6 27. Qxg6+ hxg6 28. Ra3 Bg7 29. Bxf8 Bxf8 30. Rb1 Rb8 31. Rxa6 Bxb4 32. Kf1) 26. Qxe8+ { [%eval 5.68] } { Black resigns. } 1-0