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Correspondence Chess • Anderssen, Adolf vs Kieseritzky, Lionel

Anderssen, Adolf plays Kieseritzky, Lionel in a casual imported game of chess. Anderssen, Adolf won by checkmate after 23 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

C33 King's Gambit Accepted, Bishop's Gambit

Anderssen, Adolf
3Inaccuracies
2Mistakes
1Blunders
56Average centipawn loss
Kieseritzky, Lionel
2Inaccuracies
3Mistakes
2Blunders
101Average centipawn loss
[Event "London 'Immortal game'"] [Site "https://lichess.org/OIYxudvY"] [Date "1851.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Anderssen, Adolf"] [Black "Kieseritzky, Lionel"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "C33"] [Opening "King's Gambit Accepted, Bishop's Gambit"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 { [%eval 0.2] } 1... e5 { [%eval 0.35] } 2. f4?! { (0.35 → -0.28) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nf3. } { [%eval -0.28] } (2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. d3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. Bg5 Qxe2+) 2... exf4 { [%eval -0.39] } 3. Bc4 { [%eval -0.31] } { C33 King's Gambit Accepted, Bishop's Gambit } 3... Qh4+ { [%eval -0.36] } 4. Kf1 { [%eval -0.27] } 4... b5?! { (-0.27 → 0.33) Inaccuracy. Best move was d6. } { [%eval 0.33] } (4... d6 5. Nf3 Qh6 6. d3 g5 7. Nc3 c6 8. h4 Bg4 9. Ne2 Nf6 10. Nxg5 d5 11. Bxf4) 5. Bxb5 { [%eval 0.18] } 5... Nf6 { [%eval 0.22] } 6. Nf3 { [%eval 0.05] } 6... Qh6 { [%eval 0.22] } 7. d3?! { (0.22 → -0.34) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nc3. } { [%eval -0.34] } (7. Nc3 c6 8. Bc4 d6 9. e5 Ng4 10. exd6 Bxd6 11. Qe1+ Be6 12. Bxe6 Qxe6 13. Qxe6+ fxe6) 7... Nh5 { [%eval 0.03] } 8. Nh4 { [%eval -0.39] } 8... Qg5 { [%eval -0.49] } 9. Nf5 { [%eval -0.73] } 9... c6? { (-0.73 → 0.55) Mistake. Best move was g6. } { [%eval 0.55] } (9... g6 10. h4 Qf6 11. Nc3 c6 12. Qf3 Na6 13. Bxa6 Bxa6 14. g4 fxg3 15. Kg2 Rb8 16. Nxg3) 10. g4? { (0.55 → -0.50) Mistake. Best move was Ba4. } { [%eval -0.5] } (10. Ba4) 10... Nf6 { [%eval -0.47] } 11. Rg1 { [%eval -0.73] } 11... cxb5? { (-0.73 → 1.62) Mistake. Best move was h5. } { [%eval 1.62] } (11... h5) 12. h4 { [%eval 1.29] } 12... Qg6 { [%eval 1.25] } 13. h5 { [%eval 1.2] } 13... Qg5 { [%eval 1.36] } 14. Qf3 { [%eval 1.35] } 14... Ng8?! { (1.35 → 2.24) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bb7. } { [%eval 2.24] } (14... Bb7 15. Bxf4 Nxg4 16. Bxg5 Nh2+ 17. Kg2 Nxf3 18. Kxf3 d5 19. Nc3 dxe4+ 20. dxe4 g6 21. Rad1) 15. Bxf4?! { (2.24 → 1.61) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nc3. } { [%eval 1.61] } (15. Nc3) 15... Qf6 { [%eval 2.23] } 16. Nc3 { [%eval 1.88] } 16... Bc5? { (1.88 → 3.95) Mistake. Best move was Qc6. } { [%eval 3.95] } (16... Qc6 17. a4 bxa4 18. Rxa4 Ba6 19. Qg3 d6 20. g5 Nd7 21. Rd4 Bb7 22. Rc4 Qb6 23. Nd5) 17. Nd5? { (3.95 → 2.41) Mistake. Best move was d4. } { [%eval 2.41] } (17. d4) 17... Qxb2 { [%eval 2.32] } 18. Bd6?? { (2.32 → -3.62) Blunder. Best move was Re1. } { [%eval -3.62] } (18. Re1 Nc6 19. Nc7+ Kd8 20. Nxa8 Bb7 21. Nc7 Ne5 22. Qg3 f6 23. Nd5 Bxd5 24. exd5 g6) 18... Bxg1?? { (-3.62 → 1.71) Blunder. Best move was Qxa1+. } { [%eval 1.71] } (18... Qxa1+ 19. Ke2 Qb2 20. Rc1 g6 21. Bxc5 gxf5 22. Nc7+ Kd8 23. Qf4 Na6 24. Bd6 Qg7 25. Nxa8) 19. e5 { [%eval 1.68] } 19... Qxa1+ { [%eval 1.67] } 20. Ke2 { [%eval 1.72] } 20... Na6?? { (1.72 → Mate in 3) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Ba6. } { [%eval #3] } (20... Ba6 21. Nc7+) 21. Nxg7+ { [%eval #2] } 21... Kd8 { [%eval #2] } 22. Qf6+ { [%eval #1] } 22... Nxf6 { [%eval #1] } 23. Be7# { White wins by checkmate. } 1-0