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Correspondence Chess • Magnus Carlsen (?) vs Nils Grandelius (?)

Magnus Carlsen (?) plays Nils Grandelius (?) in a casual imported game of chess. Nils Grandelius (?) resigned after 38 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

B29 Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation, Exchange Variation

Magnus Carlsen (?)
1 Inaccuracies
0 Mistakes
0 Blunders
10 Average centipawn loss
Nils Grandelius (?)
3 Inaccuracies
2 Mistakes
0 Blunders
19 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Norway Chess"] [Site "https://lichess.org/MW3Ea70q"] [Date "2016.04.21"] [Round "3"] [White "Magnus Carlsen (?)"] [Black "Nils Grandelius (?)"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "B29"] [Opening "Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation, Exchange Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 { [%eval 0.27] } 1... c5 { [%eval 0.29] } 2. Nf3 { [%eval 0.27] } 2... Nf6 { [%eval 0.32] } 3. e5 { [%eval 0.32] } 3... Nd5 { [%eval 0.38] } 4. Nc3 { [%eval 0.52] } 4... Nxc3 { [%eval 0.61] } { B29 Sicilian Defense: Nimzowitsch Variation, Exchange Variation } 5. dxc3 { [%eval 0.5] } 5... Nc6 { [%eval 0.59] } 6. Bf4 { [%eval 0.56] } 6... Qb6 { [%eval 0.63] } 7. Qc1 { [%eval 0.2] } 7... f6 { [%eval 0.2] } 8. Bc4 { [%eval -0.22] } 8... g5 { [%eval -0.08] } 9. Bg3 { [%eval -0.13] } 9... g4 { [%eval -0.1] } 10. exf6 { [%eval -0.25] } 10... gxf3 { [%eval -0.16] } 11. Qf4 { [%eval -0.27] } 11... fxg2 { [%eval -0.27] } 12. Rg1 { [%eval 0.0] } 12... Na5 { [%eval -0.08] } 13. f7+ { [%eval -0.02] } 13... Kd8 { [%eval -0.29] } 14. Bd5 { [%eval 0.01] } 14... Bh6? { (0.01 → 1.74) Mistake. Best move was d6. } { [%eval 1.74] } (14... d6 15. Bh4 Kc7 16. O-O-O Nc6 17. Rxg2 Ne5 18. Rg8 Ng6 19. Qe4 Bd7 20. Kb1 Bc6 21. Rxh8) 15. Qe5 { [%eval 1.68] } 15... Rf8 { [%eval 1.57] } 16. Bh4 { [%eval 1.37] } 16... Rxf7 { [%eval 1.51] } 17. Bxf7 { [%eval 1.55] } 17... Nc6 { [%eval 1.5] } 18. Qg3 { [%eval 1.5] } 18... Qxb2 { [%eval 1.44] } 19. Rd1 { [%eval 1.3] } 19... Qxc2 { [%eval 1.29] } 20. Bd5 { [%eval 1.4] } 20... Qf5 { [%eval 1.53] } 21. Rxg2 { [%eval 1.5] } 21... Bf4 { [%eval 1.82] } 22. Qf3 { [%eval 1.7] } 22... Kc7?! { (1.70 → 2.45) Inaccuracy. Best move was Ne5. } { [%eval 2.45] } (22... Ne5 23. Rg8+ Kc7 24. Qe4 Qxe4+ 25. Bxe4 Nc6 26. Bg3 Bxg3 27. hxg3 Rb8 28. Kd2 h5 29. Rg7) 23. Rg5 { [%eval 2.48] } 23... Qf8 { [%eval 2.31] } 24. Bg3 { [%eval 2.43] } 24... e5 { [%eval 2.28] } 25. Rh5 { [%eval 2.15] } 25... a5?! { (2.15 → 3.04) Inaccuracy. Best move was h6. } { [%eval 3.04] } (25... h6 26. Bxc6 bxc6 27. Rxe5 Bd2+ 28. Rxd2 Qxf3 29. Rf5+ Qxg3 30. hxg3 c4 31. Rc5 Rb8 32. Rxc4) 26. Rxh7 { [%eval 2.95] } 26... Ra6 { [%eval 2.69] } 27. Rf7 { [%eval 2.48] } 27... Qe8 { [%eval 2.72] } 28. Kf1 { [%eval 2.35] } 28... Bxg3 { [%eval 2.19] } 29. hxg3 { [%eval 2.2] } 29... Qh8? { (2.20 → 3.61) Mistake. Best move was Nd8. } { [%eval 3.61] } (29... Nd8 30. Rf8 Qe7 31. Rg8 Rf6 32. Qh5 b6 33. Rh8 Rf8 34. Rxf8 Qxf8 35. Qxe5+ d6 36. Qh5) 30. Kg2 { [%eval 3.49] } 30... Nd8 { [%eval 3.72] } 31. Rf8 { [%eval 3.58] } 31... Qg7 { [%eval 3.39] } 32. Rh1?! { (3.39 → 2.68) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rg8. } { [%eval 2.68] } (32. Rg8 Qe7 33. Rh1 Rf6 34. Qe4 Rf8 35. Rh7 Qf6 36. Rxf8 Qxf8 37. Qxe5+ Qd6 38. Qxd6+ Kxd6) 32... Rh6 { [%eval 2.39] } 33. Rxh6 { [%eval 2.15] } 33... Qxh6 { [%eval 2.12] } 34. Qf6 { [%eval 2.21] } 34... Qxf6 { [%eval 1.93] } 35. Rxf6 { [%eval 1.74] } 35... d6?! { (1.74 → 2.42) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nc6. } { [%eval 2.42] } (35... Nc6 36. Kf3 Ne7 37. Ke4 d6 38. Rf7 Kd8 39. Rf8+ Kc7 40. f3 b6 41. g4 Bd7 42. Rf7) 36. Kf3 { [%eval 2.48] } 36... b5 { [%eval 2.61] } 37. g4 { [%eval 2.67] } 37... Kd7 { [%eval 2.56] } 38. Rh6 { [%eval 2.55] } { Black resigns. } 1-0