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Correspondence Chess • Magnus Carlsen (?) vs Fabiano Caruana (?)

Magnus Carlsen (?) plays Fabiano Caruana (?) in a casual imported game of chess. Fabiano Caruana (?) resigned after 55 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

A22 English Opening: King's English Variation, Two Knights Variation, Smyslov System

Magnus Carlsen (?)
2Inaccuracies
1Mistakes
0Blunders
16Average centipawn loss
Fabiano Caruana (?)
3Inaccuracies
3Mistakes
1Blunders
34Average centipawn loss
[Event "Carlsen - Caruana World Championship Match"] [Site "https://lichess.org/ZSP9UGKn"] [Date "2018.11.28"] [Round "13.1"] [White "Magnus Carlsen (?)"] [Black "Fabiano Caruana (?)"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "A22"] [Opening "English Opening: King's English Variation, Two Knights Variation, Smyslov System"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. c4 { [%eval 0.1] } 1... e5 { [%eval 0.22] } 2. Nc3 { [%eval 0.11] } 2... Nf6 { [%eval 0.23] } 3. g3 { [%eval 0.04] } 3... Bb4 { [%eval 0.05] } { A22 English Opening: King's English Variation, Two Knights Variation, Smyslov System } 4. e4 { [%eval -0.17] } 4... O-O { [%eval -0.17] } 5. Nge2 { [%eval -0.08] } 5... c6 { [%eval 0.16] } 6. Bg2 { [%eval 0.23] } 6... a6 { [%eval 0.3] } 7. O-O { [%eval 0.22] } 7... b5 { [%eval 0.42] } 8. d4 { [%eval 0.39] } 8... d6 { [%eval 0.77] } 9. a3 { [%eval 0.43] } 9... Bxc3 { [%eval 0.84] } 10. Nxc3 { [%eval 0.72] } 10... bxc4 { [%eval 0.8] } 11. dxe5 { [%eval 0.72] } 11... dxe5 { [%eval 0.69] } 12. Na4 { [%eval 0.48] } 12... Be6 { [%eval 0.4] } 13. Qxd8 { [%eval 0.32] } 13... Rxd8 { [%eval 0.42] } 14. Be3 { [%eval 0.17] } 14... Nbd7 { [%eval 0.37] } 15. f3 { [%eval 0.11] } 15... Rab8 { [%eval 0.09] } 16. Rac1 { [%eval 0.11] } 16... Rb3 { [%eval 0.13] } 17. Rfe1 { [%eval 0.22] } 17... Ne8 { [%eval 0.6] } 18. Bf1 { [%eval 0.4] } 18... Nd6 { [%eval 0.27] } 19. Rcd1 { [%eval 0.37] } 19... Nb5?! { (0.37 → 1.26) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nb7. } { [%eval 1.26] } (19... Nb7 20. Rd2 g6 21. Kf2 Nf6 22. Rxd8+ Nxd8 23. Rc1 Nd7 24. Bxc4 Bxc4 25. Rxc4 Kf8 26. Bc5+) 20. Nc5 { [%eval 1.13] } 20... Rxb2 { [%eval 1.09] } 21. Nxe6 { [%eval 1.04] } 21... fxe6 { [%eval 1.1] } 22. Bxc4 { [%eval 1.07] } 22... Nd4 { [%eval 1.24] } 23. Bxd4 { [%eval 0.93] } 23... exd4 { [%eval 1.12] } 24. Bxe6+ { [%eval 1.04] } 24... Kf8 { [%eval 1.07] } 25. Rxd4 { [%eval 0.96] } 25... Ke7 { [%eval 1.08] } 26. Rxd7+ { [%eval 1.0] } 26... Rxd7 { [%eval 1.12] } 27. Bxd7 { [%eval 0.83] } 27... Kxd7 { [%eval 0.97] } 28. Rd1+ { [%eval 0.97] } 28... Ke6 { [%eval 1.28] } 29. f4 { [%eval 1.24] } 29... c5 { [%eval 1.18] } 30. Rd5 { [%eval 0.71] } 30... Rc2 { [%eval 0.92] } 31. h4 { [%eval 0.51] } 31... c4 { [%eval 0.81] } 32. f5+?! { (0.81 → 0.08) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kf1. } { [%eval 0.08] } (32. Kf1 c3 33. Rc5 Kd6 34. Rc4 Rc1+ 35. Ke2 c2 36. Kd2 Rg1 37. Kxc2 Rxg3 38. Ra4 Kc5) 32... Kf6 { [%eval 0.17] } 33. Rc5 { [%eval 0.08] } 33... h5?! { (0.08 → 0.62) Inaccuracy. Best move was c3. } { [%eval 0.62] } (33... c3 34. Kf1 h5 35. Ke1 Rg2 36. Rxc3 Ke5 37. Rc7 Rxg3 38. Re7+ Kf4 39. Kd2 Rxa3 40. Rxg7) 34. Kf1?! { (0.62 → 0.10) Inaccuracy. Best move was a4. } { [%eval 0.1] } (34. a4 c3) 34... Rc3 { [%eval 0.1] } 35. Kg2 { [%eval 0.1] } 35... Rxa3 { [%eval 0.1] } 36. Rxc4 { [%eval 0.11] } 36... Ke5 { [%eval 0.11] } 37. Rc7 { [%eval 0.26] } 37... Kxe4? { (0.26 → 2.15) Mistake. Best move was Ra2+. } { [%eval 2.15] } (37... Ra2+ 38. Kh3 Kxe4 39. Rxg7 Ra1 40. Rc7 Rf1 41. Rc6 Rxf5 42. Re6+ Re5 43. Rxa6 Rb5 44. Rh6) 38. Re7+ { [%eval 2.02] } 38... Kxf5 { [%eval 1.88] } 39. Rxg7 { [%eval 1.83] } 39... Kf6?! { (1.83 → 2.66) Inaccuracy. Best move was a5. } { [%eval 2.66] } (39... a5 40. Rg5+ Ke4 41. Rxh5 Ra2+ 42. Kh3 Ra1 43. Rg5 a4 44. h5 a3 45. Ra5 a2 46. Kg4) 40. Rg5 { [%eval 2.49] } 40... a5? { (2.49 → 3.71) Mistake. Best move was Ra2+. } { [%eval 3.71] } (40... Ra2+) 41. Rxh5 { [%eval 3.58] } 41... a4 { [%eval 3.56] } 42. Ra5 { [%eval 3.56] } 42... Ra1 { [%eval 3.9] } 43. Kf3 { [%eval 3.56] } 43... a3 { [%eval 3.48] } 44. Ra6+? { (3.48 → 1.94) Mistake. Best move was g4. } { [%eval 1.94] } (44. g4 a2 45. Kg2 Kg7 46. Ra6 Rb1 47. Rxa2 Rb4 48. Kg3 Rb3+ 49. Kh2 Rb4 50. Rg2 Kh6) 44... Kg7? { (1.94 → 3.89) Mistake. Best move was Ke5. } { [%eval 3.89] } (44... Ke5 45. g4) 45. Kg2 { [%eval 3.73] } 45... Ra2+ { [%eval 3.71] } 46. Kh3 { [%eval 3.67] } 46... Ra1 { [%eval 3.46] } 47. h5 { [%eval 3.5] } 47... Kh7 { [%eval 3.41] } 48. g4 { [%eval 2.91] } 48... Kg7?? { (2.91 → 11.39) Blunder. Best move was a2. } { [%eval 11.39] } (48... a2 49. Kh2) 49. Kh4 { [%eval 9.99] } 49... a2 { [%eval 12.54] } 50. Kg5 { [%eval 12.24] } 50... Kf7 { [%eval 12.17] } 51. h6 { [%eval 12.14] } 51... Rb1 { [%eval 12.12] } 52. Ra7+ { [%eval 11.75] } 52... Kg8 { [%eval 12.03] } 53. Rxa2 { [%eval 11.72] } 53... Rb5+ { [%eval 11.67] } 54. Kg6 { [%eval 11.52] } 54... Rb6+ { [%eval 11.28] } 55. Kh5 { [%eval 9.71] } { Black resigns. } 1-0