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Correspondence Chess • Magnus Carlsen vs Richardt Rapport

Magnus Carlsen plays Richardt Rapport in a casual imported game of chess. Richardt Rapport resigned after 40 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

B47 Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation, Bastrikov Variation

Magnus Carlsen
1Inaccuracies
1Mistakes
0Blunders
15Average centipawn loss
Richardt Rapport
2Inaccuracies
1Mistakes
1Blunders
29Average centipawn loss
[Event "Tata Steel 2019"] [Site "https://lichess.org/hCacTiBs"] [Date "2019.01.20"] [Round "8"] [White "Magnus Carlsen"] [Black "Richardt Rapport"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "B47"] [Opening "Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation, Bastrikov Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 { [%eval 0.12] } 1... c5 { [%eval 0.18] } 2. Nf3 { [%eval 0.19] } 2... e6 { [%eval 0.26] } 3. d4 { [%eval 0.17] } 3... cxd4 { [%eval 0.09] } 4. Nxd4 { [%eval 0.08] } 4... Nc6 { [%eval 0.38] } 5. Nc3 { [%eval 0.21] } 5... Qc7 { [%eval 0.4] } { B47 Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation, Bastrikov Variation } 6. g3 { [%eval 0.16] } 6... a6 { [%eval 0.31] } 7. Bg2 { [%eval 0.19] } 7... Nf6 { [%eval 0.31] } 8. O-O { [%eval 0.16] } 8... d6 { [%eval 0.56] } 9. Nxc6 { [%eval 0.6] } 9... bxc6 { [%eval 0.52] } 10. Na4 { [%eval 0.58] } 10... Rb8 { [%eval 0.85] } 11. c4 { [%eval 0.85] } 11... c5 { [%eval 0.84] } 12. b3 { [%eval 0.72] } 12... Be7 { [%eval 0.85] } 13. Bb2 { [%eval 0.76] } 13... O-O { [%eval 0.98] } 14. Qe1 { [%eval 0.51] } 14... Nd7 { [%eval 0.87] } 15. Rd1 { [%eval 0.83] } 15... Bb7 { [%eval 0.81] } 16. Qc3 { [%eval 0.84] } 16... Bf6 { [%eval 0.94] } 17. Qd2 { [%eval 0.92] } 17... Be7 { [%eval 1.21] } 18. Qc3 { [%eval 0.73] } 18... Bf6 { [%eval 1.11] } 19. Qd2 { [%eval 0.89] } 19... Be7 { [%eval 1.05] } 20. f4 { [%eval 1.11] } 20... e5 { [%eval 1.21] } 21. Bc3 { [%eval 0.75] } 21... Bc6 { [%eval 0.86] } 22. Ba5 { [%eval 0.86] } 22... Qb7 { [%eval 0.83] } 23. Nc3 { [%eval 0.97] } 23... exf4 { [%eval 1.25] } 24. gxf4 { [%eval 1.36] } 24... Rfe8?! { (1.36 → 1.88) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nb6. } { [%eval 1.88] } (24... Nb6 25. Qf2) 25. e5 { [%eval 1.88] } 25... Bxg2 { [%eval 1.93] } 26. Qxg2 { [%eval 1.92] } 26... dxe5 { [%eval 1.87] } 27. Nd5 { [%eval 1.77] } 27... e4?! { (1.77 → 2.30) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bf6. } { [%eval 2.3] } (27... Bf6 28. Bc7) 28. Bc3 { [%eval 2.15] } 28... f6 { [%eval 2.33] } 29. Kh1 { [%eval 2.34] } 29... Kh8 { [%eval 2.21] } 30. Rg1 { [%eval 1.7] } 30... Bf8 { [%eval 1.71] } 31. Ne3 { [%eval 1.51] } 31... Qc6? { (1.51 → 2.74) Mistake. Best move was Rbd8. } { [%eval 2.74] } (31... Rbd8 32. Rd5 Nb6 33. Rxd8 Rxd8 34. Bxf6 Rd3 35. Nf5 Rd7 36. Be5 a5 37. Ng3 e3 38. Qxb7) 32. Rd5 { [%eval 2.57] } 32... Qe6 { [%eval 2.66] } 33. Rh5 { [%eval 2.5] } 33... Qf7 { [%eval 2.35] } 34. Qh3 { [%eval 2.72] } 34... g6 { [%eval 3.02] } 35. Rh4 { [%eval 2.96] } 35... Rb6 { [%eval 2.96] } 36. f5 { [%eval 3.06] } 36... Ne5 { [%eval 3.29] } 37. Nd5?! { (3.29 → 2.76) Inaccuracy. Best move was fxg6. } { [%eval 2.76] } (37. fxg6 Nxg6) 37... Rd6?? { (2.76 → 7.43) Blunder. Best move was g5. } { [%eval 7.43] } (37... g5 38. Rxe4) 38. fxg6 { [%eval 7.28] } 38... Nxg6 { [%eval 6.86] } 39. Bxf6+? { (6.86 → 5.36) Mistake. Best move was Nxf6. } { [%eval 5.36] } (39. Nxf6 Nxh4 40. Nd5+ Bg7 41. Rxg7 Qxg7 42. Bxg7+ Kxg7 43. Qxh4 Rg6 44. Qf2 e3 45. Nxe3 Rg5) 39... Rxf6 { [%eval 5.19] } 40. Rxh7+ { [%eval 5.27] } { Black resigns. } 1-0