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Correspondence Chess • ? vs ?

? plays ? in a casual imported game of chess. ? won by checkmate after 38 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

B23 Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation

?
5Inaccuracies
6Mistakes
2Blunders
64Average centipawn loss
?
5Inaccuracies
1Mistakes
1Blunders
38Average centipawn loss
[Event "Import"] [Site "https://lichess.org/RT8oi3xE"] [Date "2018.12.02"] [Round "-"] [White "?"] [Black "?"] [Result "0-1"] [UTCDate "2018.12.02"] [UTCTime "06:24:30"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "B23"] [Opening "Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 { [%eval 0.12] } 1... c5 { [%eval 0.18] } 2. Nc3 { [%eval 0.0] } { B23 Sicilian Defense: Closed Variation } 2... a6 { [%eval 0.08] } 3. a4 { [%eval 0.0] } 3... e6 { [%eval -0.15] } 4. g3 { [%eval -0.1] } 4... b6?! { (-0.10 → 0.70) Inaccuracy. Best move was d5. } { [%eval 0.7] } (4... d5 5. exd5 exd5 6. d3 h6 7. Nge2 Nf6 8. Bg2 Nc6 9. Bd2) 5. Bg2 { [%eval 0.44] } 5... Bb7 { [%eval 0.56] } 6. Nge2 { [%eval 0.43] } 6... Nf6 { [%eval 0.42] } 7. O-O { [%eval 0.43] } 7... d6 { [%eval 0.87] } 8. d4 { [%eval 0.69] } 8... cxd4 { [%eval 0.36] } 9. Nxd4 { [%eval 0.59] } 9... Qc7 { [%eval 0.58] } 10. Be3 { [%eval 0.12] } 10... Nbd7 { [%eval 0.34] } 11. h3 { [%eval -0.08] } 11... Nc5 { [%eval 0.19] } 12. f3 { [%eval -0.12] } 12... Rd8 { [%eval -0.07] } 13. Qd2 { [%eval -0.31] } 13... d5?! { (-0.31 → 0.54) Inaccuracy. Best move was Be7. } { [%eval 0.54] } (13... Be7 14. Rfe1 O-O 15. Bf2 h6 16. f4 Rfe8 17. g4 d5 18. e5 Nfe4 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. Qe3) 14. b4? { (0.54 → -0.50) Mistake. Best move was e5. } { [%eval -0.5] } (14. e5 Qxe5) 14... Ncd7 { [%eval -0.25] } 15. exd5 { [%eval -0.58] } 15... Bxb4 { [%eval -0.86] } 16. Nde2? { (-0.86 → -2.58) Mistake. Best move was Ncb5. } { [%eval -2.58] } (16. Ncb5 Qe5 17. c3 Nxd5 18. cxb4 Nxe3 19. Rfe1 axb5 20. Qxe3 Qxe3+ 21. Rxe3 bxa4 22. Rxa4 Nf6) 16... Nxd5?? { (-2.58 → 4.14) Blunder. Best move was O-O. } { [%eval 4.14] } (16... O-O 17. dxe6 fxe6 18. Qe1 Ne5 19. Rb1 Ba5 20. Qf2 Nc4 21. Rb3 e5 22. Rfb1 Nxe3 23. Qxe3) 17. Bd4?? { (4.14 → -2.74) Blunder. Best move was Nxd5. } { [%eval -2.74] } (17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Qxb4 Rc8 19. a5 b5 20. Nf4 Nf6 21. Bd4 Qe7 22. c3 Qxb4 23. cxb4 Rc4) 17... Nxc3 { [%eval -2.72] } 18. Bxc3 { [%eval -2.67] } 18... Bxc3 { [%eval -2.4] } 19. Nxc3? { (-2.40 → -3.44) Mistake. Best move was Qxc3. } { [%eval -3.44] } (19. Qxc3) 19... Rc8?! { (-3.44 → -2.78) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qxg3. } { [%eval -2.78] } (19... Qxg3 20. Rad1 O-O 21. Ne4 Qb8 22. Qb4 Bxe4 23. fxe4 Ne5 24. Rb1 Qc7 25. Qxb6 Qxc2 26. Rbc1) 20. Rad1 { [%eval -2.79] } 20... Nf6 { [%eval -2.36] } 21. Ne4 { [%eval -2.34] } 21... Nxe4 { [%eval -2.25] } 22. fxe4 { [%eval -2.56] } 22... O-O { [%eval -2.41] } 23. Qg5?! { (-2.41 → -3.02) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qf2. } { [%eval -3.02] } (23. Qf2 a5 24. Rb1 Bc6 25. Rxb6 Bxa4 26. Ra6 Qe5 27. Qf4 Qc5+ 28. Qf2 Bxc2 29. Qxc5 Rxc5) 23... h6 { [%eval -2.74] } 24. Qg4? { (-2.74 → -4.46) Mistake. Best move was Qf4. } { [%eval -4.46] } (24. Qf4) 24... Qxc2 { [%eval -4.12] } 25. Rd7?! { (-4.12 → -4.72) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qf4. } { [%eval -4.72] } (25. Qf4 Qxa4) 25... Bc6 { [%eval -4.56] } 26. Ra7 { [%eval -4.99] } 26... b5 { [%eval -4.54] } 27. axb5?? { (-4.54 → -7.57) Blunder. Best move was Qf4. } { [%eval -7.57] } (27. Qf4 bxa4 28. Rxf7 Qc5+ 29. Kh2 Bb5 30. Rxf8+ Rxf8 31. Qc1 Qxc1 32. Rxc1 Rd8 33. Ra1 Rd3) 27... Bxb5 { [%eval -7.29] } 28. Rf6? { (-7.29 → -17.29) Mistake. Best move was Qf4. } { [%eval -17.29] } (28. Qf4 Bxf1 29. Bxf1 Rc3 30. Rxa6 Qd1 31. Rd6 Qe1 32. Kg2 e5 33. Qf2 Qxe4+ 34. Kh2 Rf3) 28... Qc5+ { [%eval -15.3] } 29. Kh2 { [%eval -16.45] } 29... Qxa7 { [%eval -15.2] } 30. Rxh6?! { (-15.20 → Mate in 13) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was h4. } { [%eval #-13] } (30. h4 Rc1) 30... Qe7? { (Mate in 13 → -8.98) Lost forced checkmate sequence. Best move was Rc1. } { [%eval -8.98] } (30... Rc1 31. h4 Qg1+ 32. Kh3 Rc2 33. Rh8+ Kxh8 34. Qh5+ Kg8 35. Qf3 Rf2 36. Qxf2 Qxf2 37. h5) 31. e5? { (-8.98 → -15.67) Mistake. Best move was Rh4. } { [%eval -15.67] } (31. Rh4 Qc5) 31... Rc2 { [%eval -13.37] } 32. Kh1?! { (-13.37 → Mate in 9) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Qe4. } { [%eval #-9] } (32. Qe4 Rxg2+) 32... Rd8?! { (Mate in 9 → -18.39) Lost forced checkmate sequence. Best move was Qc5. } { [%eval -18.39] } (32... Qc5 33. Qf4 Bc6 34. Rh8+ Kxh8 35. Qh4+ Kg8 36. Be4 Rc1+ 37. Kg2 Qc2+ 38. Kf3 Qd3+ 39. Kf2) 33. Be4?! { (-18.39 → Mate in 8) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Rh7. } { [%eval #-8] } (33. Rh7 Rc1+) 33... Rc1+ { [%eval #-7] } 34. Kg2 { [%eval #-5] } 34... Rd2+ { [%eval #-4] } 35. Kf3 { [%eval #-3] } 35... Be2+?! { (Mate in 3 → Mate in 7) Not the best checkmate sequence. Best move was Rf1+. } { [%eval #-7] } (35... Rf1+ 36. Ke3 Qc5+ 37. Kxd2 Qc1#) 36. Ke3 { [%eval #-7] } 36... Bxg4 { [%eval #-6] } 37. Rh4 { [%eval #-1] } 37... Qg5# { Black wins by checkmate. } 0-1