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Correspondence Chess • Magnus Carlsen (2776) vs Viswanathan Anand (2791)

Magnus Carlsen (2776) plays Viswanathan Anand (2791) in a casual imported game of chess. Viswanathan Anand (2791) resigned after 78 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

D45 Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation, Shabalov Attack

Magnus Carlsen (2776)
2 Inaccuracies
1 Mistakes
0 Blunders
9 Average centipawn loss
Viswanathan Anand (2791)
2 Inaccuracies
2 Mistakes
0 Blunders
13 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Linares"] [Site "https://lichess.org/dOjz3z55"] [Date "2009.02.19"] [Round "6"] [White "Magnus Carlsen (2776)"] [Black "Viswanathan Anand (2791)"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "D45"] [Opening "Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation, Shabalov Attack"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 { [%eval 0.09] } 1... d5 { [%eval 0.13] } 2. c4 { [%eval 0.18] } 2... c6 { [%eval 0.17] } 3. Nc3 { [%eval 0.27] } 3... Nf6 { [%eval 0.28] } 4. e3 { [%eval 0.21] } 4... e6 { [%eval 0.26] } 5. Nf3 { [%eval 0.28] } 5... Nbd7 { [%eval 0.26] } 6. Qc2 { [%eval 0.22] } 6... Bd6 { [%eval 0.2] } 7. g4 { [%eval -0.01] } { D45 Semi-Slav Defense: Stoltz Variation, Shabalov Attack } 7... Nxg4 { [%eval -0.08] } 8. Rg1 { [%eval -0.24] } 8... Qf6 { [%eval 0.0] } 9. Rxg4 { [%eval -0.15] } 9... Qxf3 { [%eval -0.05] } 10. Rxg7 { [%eval -0.01] } 10... Nf6 { [%eval 0.0] } 11. h3 { [%eval -0.38] } 11... Qf5?! { (-0.38 → 0.44) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kf8. } { [%eval 0.44] } (11... Kf8 12. Rg5 Qh1 13. c5 h6 14. Rg2 e5 15. Ne2 Bc7 16. Rg1 Qe4 17. Qc3 Rg8 18. Rxg8+ Kxg8 19. Ng3 Qf3 20. Be2 exd4) 12. Qxf5 { [%eval 0.34] } 12... exf5 { [%eval 0.41] } 13. cxd5 { [%eval 0.4] } 13... cxd5 { [%eval 0.55] } 14. Nb5 { [%eval 0.63] } 14... Bb4+ { [%eval 0.7] } 15. Bd2 { [%eval 0.65] } 15... Bxd2+ { [%eval 0.66] } 16. Kxd2 { [%eval 0.69] } 16... Ke7 { [%eval 0.78] } 17. Bd3 { [%eval 0.57] } 17... Be6 { [%eval 0.66] } 18. Nc7 { [%eval 0.56] } 18... Rag8 { [%eval 0.8] } 19. Nxe6 { [%eval 0.65] } 19... Kxe6 { [%eval 0.55] } 20. Rxg8 { [%eval 0.74] } 20... Nxg8 { [%eval 0.75] } 21. Ke2 { [%eval 0.76] } 21... Ne7 { [%eval 0.76] } 22. Kf3 { [%eval 0.74] } 22... Rc8 { [%eval 0.75] } 23. a4 { [%eval 0.76] } 23... Rc7 { [%eval 0.8] } 24. a5 { [%eval 0.77] } 24... h6 { [%eval 0.84] } 25. h4 { [%eval 0.71] } 25... Kf6 { [%eval 0.67] } 26. h5 { [%eval 0.66] } 26... Nc8 { [%eval 0.63] } 27. Kf4 { [%eval 0.7] } 27... Nd6 { [%eval 0.62] } 28. Rg1 { [%eval 0.59] } 28... Rc8 { [%eval 0.63] } 29. f3?! { (0.63 → 0.06) Inaccuracy. Best move was a6. } { [%eval 0.06] } (29. a6 b6 30. f3 Ke6 31. Rg7 Rh8 32. Bc2 Kf6 33. Rg2 Rc8 34. Bb3 Nc4 35. Bxc4 dxc4 36. d5 b5 37. e4 fxe4 38. fxe4 b4) 29... Ke6?! { (0.06 → 0.62) Inaccuracy. Best move was a6. } { [%eval 0.62] } (29... a6 30. Ra1 Rg8 31. b4 Rg5 32. Rh1 Rg2 33. Rb1 Rd2 34. Bf1 Ke6 35. Rb3 Rh2 36. b5 axb5 37. Bxb5 Rxh5 38. Be2 Rh4+ 39. Kg3) 30. Rg7 { [%eval 0.64] } 30... Rh8 { [%eval 0.63] } 31. Bc2 { [%eval 0.67] } 31... Rc8 { [%eval 0.63] } 32. Bb3 { [%eval 0.79] } 32... Rh8 { [%eval 0.62] } 33. Rg1 { [%eval 0.61] } 33... Rc8 { [%eval 0.76] } 34. Rg7 { [%eval 0.7] } 34... Rh8 { [%eval 0.57] } 35. Rg2 { [%eval 0.75] } 35... Rc8 { [%eval 0.77] } 36. Rg1 { [%eval 0.81] } 36... Ne8 { [%eval 0.72] } 37. e4 { [%eval 0.74] } 37... fxe4 { [%eval 0.74] } 38. fxe4 { [%eval 0.77] } 38... Nf6 { [%eval 0.81] } 39. e5 { [%eval 0.7] } 39... Ne4 { [%eval 0.69] } 40. Ke3 { [%eval 0.69] } 40... b6 { [%eval 1.14] } 41. axb6 { [%eval 1.15] } 41... axb6 { [%eval 1.1] } 42. Kd3 { [%eval 1.15] } 42... Nf2+ { [%eval 1.12] } 43. Ke2 { [%eval 1.0] } 43... Ne4 { [%eval 1.07] } 44. Ke3 { [%eval 1.08] } 44... f6 { [%eval 1.5] } 45. Rg6 { [%eval 1.51] } 45... Rc1 { [%eval 1.41] } 46. Rxh6? { (1.41 → 0.39) Mistake. Best move was exf6. } { [%eval 0.39] } (46. exf6 Nxf6 47. Bxd5+ Kxd5 48. Rxf6 b5 49. Rxh6 Re1+ 50. Kf4 Rf1+ 51. Kg5 Rg1+ 52. Kf6 Rb1 53. Rh8 Rxb2 54. Rd8+ Kc4 55. d5 Rf2+) 46... Rh1 { [%eval 0.35] } 47. Bc2 { [%eval 0.27] } 47... Rh3+? { (0.27 → 1.92) Mistake. Best move was Re1+. } { [%eval 1.92] } (47... Re1+ 48. Kd3 Rh1 49. Bb3 Rh3+ 50. Kc2 Rh2+ 51. Kb1 Rh1+ 52. Ka2 Rh2 53. exf6 Nxf6 54. Bxd5+ Kxd5 55. Rxf6 Rxh5 56. Rxb6 Kxd4 57. b4) 48. Kf4 { [%eval 1.7] } 48... Rh4+ { [%eval 1.73] } 49. Kf3 { [%eval 1.81] } 49... Nd2+ { [%eval 2.0] } 50. Ke2?! { (2.00 → 1.37) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kg3. } { [%eval 1.37] } (50. Kg3 Rxd4 51. Rxf6+ Kxe5 52. Rf5+ Ke6 53. h6 Rc4 54. h7 Rxc2 55. Re5+ Kxe5 56. h8=Q+ Kd6 57. Qf8+ Kc7 58. Qf7+ Kb8 59. Qxd5 Nf1+) 50... Rh2+ { [%eval 1.06] } 51. Kd1 { [%eval 0.97] } 51... Nc4 { [%eval 1.1] } 52. Rxf6+ { [%eval 1.02] } 52... Ke7 { [%eval 0.98] } 53. Bg6 { [%eval 0.83] } 53... Rd2+ { [%eval 1.18] } 54. Kc1 { [%eval 0.74] } 54... Rxd4 { [%eval 1.04] } 55. b3 { [%eval 0.6] } 55... Nxe5 { [%eval 0.67] } 56. Rxb6 { [%eval 0.63] } 56... Rh4 { [%eval 0.98] } 57. Bf5 { [%eval 0.61] } 57... Nf3 { [%eval 0.65] } 58. h6 { [%eval 1.43] } 58... Nd4 { [%eval 1.45] } 59. h7 { [%eval 1.4] } 59... Nxf5 { [%eval 1.4] } 60. Rb8 { [%eval 1.43] } 60... Nd4 { [%eval 1.62] } 61. Kb2 { [%eval 1.4] } 61... Kd6 { [%eval 1.46] } 62. h8=Q { [%eval 1.44] } 62... Rxh8 { [%eval 1.41] } 63. Rxh8 { [%eval 1.74] } 63... Kc5 { [%eval 1.43] } 64. Rh5 { [%eval 1.33] } 64... Nc6 { [%eval 1.47] } 65. Rh4 { [%eval 1.45] } 65... Nb4 { [%eval 1.43] } 66. Ka3 { [%eval 1.39] } 66... d4 { [%eval 1.4] } 67. Rh5+ { [%eval 1.36] } 67... Nd5 { [%eval 1.35] } 68. Kb2 { [%eval 1.31] } 68... Kc6 { [%eval 1.41] } 69. Ka3 { [%eval 1.33] } 69... Kc5 { [%eval 1.42] } 70. Rh4 { [%eval 1.39] } 70... Nb4 { [%eval 1.41] } 71. Rh8 { [%eval 1.43] } 71... Nc6? { (1.43 → 2.67) Mistake. Best move was Nd5. } { [%eval 2.67] } (71... Nd5 72. Kb2 Nb4 73. Rc8+ Nc6 74. Kc2 Kd5 75. Kd2 Kc5 76. Ke2 Kd5 77. Kd3 Ne5+ 78. Kd2 Nc6 79. Kc2 Nb4+ 80. Kc1 Nc6 81. Rh8) 72. Rh5+ { [%eval 2.88] } 72... Kd6 { [%eval 2.86] } 73. b4 { [%eval 2.78] } 73... d3 { [%eval 3.06] } 74. Rh3 { [%eval 2.89] } 74... Ne5 { [%eval 2.79] } 75. Kb3 { [%eval 2.8] } 75... d2 { [%eval 3.2] } 76. Kc2 { [%eval 3.24] } 76... Nc6 { [%eval 3.55] } 77. Rh4 { [%eval 3.35] } 77... Kd5 { [%eval 3.59] } { Black resigns. } 1-0