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Correspondence Chess • Littlewood, John Eric (2350) vs Britton, Richard

Littlewood, John Eric (2350) plays Britton, Richard in a casual imported game of chess. Britton, Richard resigned after 66 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

E30 Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Variation

Littlewood, John Eric (2350)
2Inaccuracies
1Mistakes
1Blunders
17Average centipawn loss
Britton, Richard
5Inaccuracies
3Mistakes
2Blunders
33Average centipawn loss
[Event "BCF-ch"] [Site "https://lichess.org/YBwpUv8w"] [Date "1977.08.10"] [Round "3"] [White "Littlewood, John Eric (2350)"] [Black "Britton, Richard"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "E30"] [Opening "Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 { [%eval 0.22] } 1... Nf6 { [%eval 0.15] } 2. c4 { [%eval 0.17] } 2... e6 { [%eval 0.16] } 3. Nc3 { [%eval 0.09] } 3... Bb4 { [%eval 0.17] } 4. Bg5 { [%eval -0.1] } { E30 Nimzo-Indian Defense: Leningrad Variation } 4... h6 { [%eval 0.0] } 5. Bh4 { [%eval -0.3] } 5... c5 { [%eval -0.26] } 6. e3 { [%eval -0.31] } 6... Bxc3+?! { (-0.31 → 0.35) Inaccuracy. Best move was cxd4. } { [%eval 0.35] } (6... cxd4) 7. bxc3 { [%eval 0.38] } 7... d6 { [%eval 0.39] } 8. Bd3 { [%eval 0.29] } 8... Nbd7 { [%eval 0.38] } 9. Ne2 { [%eval 0.4] } 9... Qc7 { [%eval 0.49] } 10. e4 { [%eval 0.49] } 10... g5 { [%eval 0.46] } 11. Bg3 { [%eval 0.47] } 11... e5 { [%eval 0.65] } 12. h4 { [%eval 0.69] } 12... Rg8 { [%eval 0.81] } 13. hxg5 { [%eval 0.77] } 13... hxg5 { [%eval 0.9] } 14. Qd2 { [%eval 0.82] } 14... Nf8 { [%eval 0.75] } 15. f3 { [%eval 0.97] } 15... Be6 { [%eval 1.3] } 16. Rh6 { [%eval 1.25] } 16... N6h7 { [%eval 1.52] } 17. Bf2 { [%eval 1.16] } 17... O-O-O { [%eval 1.12] } 18. Ng3?! { (1.12 → 0.57) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kf1. } { [%eval 0.57] } (18. Kf1 Rg6 19. Rh1 Bd7 20. a4 Nf6 21. a5 Ne6 22. g3 cxd4 23. cxd4 exd4 24. Nxd4 g4) 18... Rg6 { [%eval 0.97] } 19. Rh1 { [%eval 0.61] } 19... Nf6 { [%eval 0.87] } 20. Nf5?! { (0.87 → 0.07) Inaccuracy. Best move was d5. } { [%eval 0.07] } (20. d5 Bd7) 20... Bxf5 { [%eval 0.22] } 21. exf5 { [%eval 0.15] } 21... Rg8 { [%eval 0.22] } 22. O-O-O { [%eval 0.22] } 22... N8d7 { [%eval 0.22] } 23. Rh6 { [%eval 0.0] } 23... Kb8?! { (0.00 → 0.77) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rh8. } { [%eval 0.77] } (23... Rh8 24. Rxh8 Rxh8 25. dxe5 dxe5 26. Be3 g4 27. Bg5 gxf3 28. gxf3 Qc6 29. Bc2 Qxf3 30. Qd6) 24. Be3? { (0.77 → -0.44) Mistake. Best move was Be2. } { [%eval -0.44] } (24. Be2) 24... Rh8? { (-0.44 → 1.35) Mistake. Best move was d5. } { [%eval 1.35] } (24... d5) 25. Rxh8 { [%eval 1.11] } 25... Rxh8 { [%eval 1.27] } 26. dxe5 { [%eval 1.22] } 26... dxe5 { [%eval 1.29] } 27. Bxg5 { [%eval 1.27] } 27... Nh7 { [%eval 1.66] } 28. Be3 { [%eval 1.61] } 28... f6 { [%eval 1.88] } 29. Rh1 { [%eval 1.6] } 29... Nb6 { [%eval 1.6] } 30. Bf1 { [%eval 1.47] } 30... Rd8?? { (1.47 → 5.40) Blunder. Best move was Re8. } { [%eval 5.4] } (30... Re8 31. g4) 31. Rxh7 { [%eval 5.43] } 31... Rxd2 { [%eval 5.34] } 32. Rxc7 { [%eval 4.63] } 32... Rxa2 { [%eval 5.37] } 33. Kb1 { [%eval 5.38] } 33... Rxg2 { [%eval 5.35] } 34. Rxb7+ { [%eval 5.33] } 34... Kxb7 { [%eval 5.27] } 35. Bxg2 { [%eval 4.98] } 35... Nxc4 { [%eval 5.29] } 36. Bxc5 { [%eval 5.0] } 36... Kc6? { (5.00 → 6.15) Mistake. Best move was Kc7. } { [%eval 6.15] } (36... Kc7 37. Bxa7) 37. Bxa7 { [%eval 5.7] } 37... Nd6? { (5.70 → 8.33) Mistake. Best move was Kd6. } { [%eval 8.33] } (37... Kd6 38. Kc2) 38. f4+ { [%eval 7.7] } 38... Kd7?! { (7.70 → 8.26) Inaccuracy. Best move was e4. } { [%eval 8.26] } (38... e4 39. Bb8) 39. fxe5 { [%eval 7.93] } 39... fxe5 { [%eval 7.77] } 40. Bh3 { [%eval 7.18] } 40... Nb5?! { (7.18 → 7.93) Inaccuracy. Best move was Ne4. } { [%eval 7.93] } (40... Ne4 41. Bb8) 41. f6+?? { (7.93 → 4.77) Blunder. Best move was Bb8. } { [%eval 4.77] } (41. Bb8 Nxc3+ 42. Kc2 Ne4 43. Bxe5 Ke7 44. Bg2 Nf6 45. Kd3 Nd7 46. Bd4 Kd6 47. f6 Nf8) 41... Ke8 { [%eval 4.77] } 42. Bb8 { [%eval 4.77] } 42... Nxc3+ { [%eval 4.77] } 43. Kc2 { [%eval 4.77] } 43... Ne4 { [%eval 4.77] } 44. Bxe5 { [%eval 4.77] } 44... Kf7 { [%eval 4.77] } 45. Kb3 { [%eval 4.77] } 45... Nxf6 { [%eval 4.77] } 46. Bf5 { [%eval 4.77] } 46... Nd5 { [%eval 4.77] } 47. Bc8 { [%eval 4.77] } 47... Ke7 { [%eval 4.77] } 48. Bh3 { [%eval 4.77] } 48... Nf6 { [%eval 4.77] } 49. Kc4 { [%eval 4.77] } 49... Ne4 { [%eval 4.77] } 50. Kd4 { [%eval 4.77] } 50... Ng5 { [%eval 4.77] } 51. Bg4 { [%eval 4.77] } 51... Nf7 { [%eval 4.77] } 52. Bg7 { [%eval 4.77] } 52... Nd8 { [%eval 4.84] } 53. Kd5 { [%eval 4.77] } 53... Nf7 { [%eval 4.77] } 54. Bh5 { [%eval 4.77] } 54... Ng5 { [%eval 4.77] } 55. Bc3 { [%eval 4.77] } 55... Nf7 { [%eval 4.77] } 56. Be2 { [%eval 4.77] } 56... Ng5 { [%eval 4.77] } 57. Bd3 { [%eval 4.77] } 57... Kd7 { [%eval 5.1] } 58. Bf6 { [%eval 5.1] } 58... Nf7 { [%eval 5.1] } 59. Bb5+ { [%eval 5.1] } 59... Kc7 { [%eval 5.1] } 60. Kc5 { [%eval 5.1] } 60... Nd8?? { (5.10 → 47.58) Blunder. Best move was Nh6. } { [%eval 47.58] } (60... Nh6 61. Bd3 Kd7 62. Bg5 Nf7 63. Bf5+ Ke8 64. Bg6 Kf8 65. Bf6 Nh6 66. Kd6 Ng4 67. Bd4) 61. Be5+ { [%eval 31.62] } 61... Kb7?! { (31.62 → Mate in 28) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Kc8. } { [%eval #28] } (61... Kc8 62. Bg3) 62. Bd7 { [%eval #27] } 62... Ka7 { [%eval #22] } 63. Bc7 { [%eval #28] } 63... Nb7+ { [%eval #9] } 64. Kb5 { [%eval #8] } 64... Ka8 { [%eval #5] } 65. Kb6 { [%eval #4] } 65... Nd6 { [%eval #2] } 66. Bc6+ { [%eval #1] } { Black resigns. } 1-0