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Blitz Chess • Ermolaev960 vs Bayern123

Bayern123 (2420) plays Ermolaev960 (2327) in a rated Blitz (3+0) game of chess. Bayern123 forfeits by time after 74 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

C11 French Defense: Classical Variation, Steinitz Variation

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[Event "2017 Summer Marathon"] [Site "https://lichess.org/hFbVtI2v"] [Date "2017.08.13"] [Round "-"] [White "Ermolaev960"] [Black "Bayern123"] [Result "1-0"] [UTCDate "2017.08.13"] [UTCTime "13:12:35"] [WhiteElo "2327"] [BlackElo "2420"] [WhiteRatingDiff "+16"] [BlackRatingDiff "-17"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "180+0"] [ECO "C11"] [Opening "French Defense: Classical Variation, Steinitz Variation"] [Termination "Time forfeit"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 { C11 French Defense: Classical Variation, Steinitz Variation } Nfd7 5. Nf3 c5 6. dxc5 Nc6 7. Bf4 Bxc5 8. Bd3 h6 9. Qe2 a6 10. O-O-O b5 11. Rhe1 Qb6 12. Kb1 Bxf2 13. Rf1 Bc5 14. Nxd5 exd5 15. e6 fxe6 16. Qxe6+ Ne7 17. Qg4 Bb7 18. Ne5 O-O-O 19. Nf7 g5 20. Bg3 Rhf8 21. Nxd8 Qxd8 22. Rfe1 Nc6 23. Qe6 Rf6 24. Qxd5 Nb4 25. Qb3 Bd5 26. Qc3 Kb7 27. a3 Na2 28. Qd2 Nb6 29. Be2 Qc8 30. Bf3 Rxf3 31. gxf3 Bxf3 32. Kxa2 Bxd1 33. Qxd1 Qg8+ 34. b3 Qg7 35. Qd8 Qd7 36. Qb8+ Kc6 37. Re8 Bd6 38. Qd8 Qxd8 39. Rxd8 Bxg3 40. hxg3 h5 41. Rh8 h4 42. gxh4 gxh4 43. Rxh4 Nd5 44. Rh6+ Kb7 45. Rh7+ Kc6 46. Rh6+ Kb7 47. Kb2 a5 48. Rh7+ Kb6 49. Rh5 Kc5 50. Rxd5+ Kxd5 51. Kc3 Kc5 52. b4+ axb4+ 53. axb4+ Kd5 54. Kd3 Ke5 55. c4 bxc4+ 56. Kxc4 Kd6 57. Kb5 Kc7 58. Ka6 Kb8 59. Kb6 Ka8 60. Kc7 Ka7 61. b5 Ka8 62. Kc6 Ka7 63. Kc7 Ka8 64. Kb6 Kb8 65. Ka6 Ka8 66. b6 Kb8 67. b7 Kc7 68. Ka7 Kc6 69. b8=Q Kd5 70. Qb7+ Kd4 71. Qb5 Ke3 72. Qb4 Kf2 73. Qb3 Kg1 74. Qc4 { White wins on time. } 1-0