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Correspondence Chess • Vladimir Kramnik (2808) vs Magnus Carlsen (2832)

Vladimir Kramnik (2808) plays Magnus Carlsen (2832) in a casual imported game of chess. Magnus Carlsen (2832) resigned after 40 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

C53 Italian Game: Classical Variation, Giuoco Pianissimo

Vladimir Kramnik (2808)
2 Inaccuracies
1 Mistakes
0 Blunders
15 Average centipawn loss
Magnus Carlsen (2832)
2 Inaccuracies
3 Mistakes
1 Blunders
42 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Altibox Norway"] [Site "https://lichess.org/hR98xNkp"] [Date "2017.06.14"] [Round "7.3"] [White "Vladimir Kramnik (2808)"] [Black "Magnus Carlsen (2832)"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "C53"] [Opening "Italian Game: Classical Variation, Giuoco Pianissimo"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 { [%eval 0.27] } 1... e5 { [%eval 0.23] } 2. Nf3 { [%eval 0.23] } 2... Nc6 { [%eval 0.27] } 3. Bc4 { [%eval 0.2] } 3... Bc5 { [%eval 0.25] } 4. c3 { [%eval 0.17] } 4... Nf6 { [%eval 0.22] } 5. d3 { [%eval 0.16] } { C53 Italian Game: Classical Variation, Giuoco Pianissimo } 5... d6 { [%eval 0.14] } 6. O-O { [%eval 0.2] } 6... a6 { [%eval 0.33] } 7. Re1 { [%eval 0.25] } 7... Ba7 { [%eval 0.29] } 8. a4 { [%eval 0.29] } 8... O-O { [%eval 0.35] } 9. h3 { [%eval 0.02] } 9... Ne7 { [%eval 0.41] } 10. d4 { [%eval 0.35] } 10... Ng6 { [%eval 0.48] } 11. Nbd2 { [%eval 0.23] } 11... c6 { [%eval 0.29] } 12. Bd3 { [%eval 0.25] } 12... Re8 { [%eval 0.37] } 13. Bc2 { [%eval 0.25] } 13... h6 { [%eval 0.32] } 14. Nf1 { [%eval 0.26] } 14... exd4 { [%eval 0.39] } 15. cxd4 { [%eval 0.22] } 15... c5 { [%eval 0.32] } 16. d5 { [%eval 0.21] } 16... b5 { [%eval 0.47] } 17. axb5 { [%eval 0.16] } 17... axb5 { [%eval 0.66] } 18. Ng3?! { (0.66 → 0.14) Inaccuracy. Best move was b3. } { [%eval 0.14] } (18. b3 Nh5 19. e5 Nhf4 20. exd6 Rxe1 21. Qxe1 Bb7 22. Bxf4 Nxf4 23. Qe4 Ng6 24. Ne5 Qxd6) 18... Bd7 { [%eval 0.54] } 19. Be3?! { (0.54 → 0.00) Inaccuracy. Best move was b3. } { [%eval 0.0] } (19. b3 Bb6 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. Bb2 Qd8 22. Qa1 Nf4 23. Qc1 Ng6 24. Rd1 c4 25. bxc4 bxc4) 19... Bb6 { [%eval 0.19] } 20. Rxa8 { [%eval 0.23] } 20... Qxa8 { [%eval 0.19] } 21. b4 { [%eval 0.02] } 21... Qa7 { [%eval 0.16] } 22. Qa1 { [%eval 0.16] } 22... Qc7 { [%eval 0.16] } 23. Bxh6 { [%eval 0.12] } 23... cxb4 { [%eval 0.15] } 24. Bxg7 { [%eval 0.15] } 24... Qxc2 { [%eval 0.19] } 25. Qxf6 { [%eval 0.14] } 25... Qxf2+? { (0.14 → 1.27) Mistake. Best move was Bxf2+. } { [%eval 1.27] } (25... Bxf2+ 26. Kh2 Qc3 27. Re2 Bxg3+ 28. Kxg3 Bf5 29. Qxc3 bxc3 30. Bxc3 Rxe4 31. Rxe4 Bxe4 32. Nd4) 26. Kh2 { [%eval 0.91] } 26... Bd8?! { (0.91 → 1.44) Inaccuracy. Best move was Ne5. } { [%eval 1.44] } (26... Ne5 27. Nxe5 Qxf6 28. Bxf6 dxe5 29. Nh5 Kf8 30. Rb1 Bc5 31. Bg7+ Ke7 32. Bxe5 Kd8 33. Bf6+) 27. Qxd6 { [%eval 1.1] } 27... Nh4? { (1.10 → 2.59) Mistake. Best move was Bxh3. } { [%eval 2.59] } (27... Bxh3 28. Kxh3 Kxg7 29. Re2 Qb6 30. Nf5+ Kg8 31. Qd7 Kf8 32. g3 b3 33. Kg2 b4 34. e5) 28. Nxh4 { [%eval 2.48] } 28... Bxh4 { [%eval 2.59] } 29. Nh5 { [%eval 2.45] } 29... Bxh3 { [%eval 2.65] } 30. Rg1 { [%eval 2.45] } 30... Bg5? { (2.45 → 5.33) Mistake. Best move was Be6. } { [%eval 5.33] } (30... Be6 31. dxe6 Bg5 32. exf7+ Qxf7 33. Qd5 Qxd5 34. exd5 Kf7 35. Rf1+ Kg6 36. g4 Re2+ 37. Kg3) 31. Bf6 { [%eval 5.02] } 31... Bg4?! { (5.02 → 5.93) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bxg2. } { [%eval 5.93] } (31... Bxg2 32. Qg3) 32. Bxg5 { [%eval 5.85] } 32... Bxh5 { [%eval 5.77] } 33. Qh6 { [%eval 5.56] } 33... Rxe4 { [%eval 5.56] } 34. Qxh5 { [%eval 5.3] } 34... Qf5 { [%eval 4.72] } 35. Qh6? { (4.72 → 3.70) Mistake. Best move was d6. } { [%eval 3.7] } (35. d6) 35... b3?? { (3.70 → 46.97) Blunder. Best move was f6. } { [%eval 46.97] } (35... f6 36. Bxf6 Qf4+ 37. Qxf4 Rxf4 38. Be5 Re4 39. Ba1 Kf8 40. Kg3 Re2 41. Rd1 Ke7 42. Kf3) 36. Bf6 { [%eval 46.81] } 36... Qf4+ { [%eval 46.73] } 37. Qxf4 { [%eval 41.33] } 37... Rxf4 { [%eval 41.32] } 38. d6 { [%eval 15.51] } 38... Rxf6 { [%eval 15.66] } 39. Rd1 { [%eval 14.8] } 39... Rh6+ { [%eval 15.49] } 40. Kg1 { [%eval 13.58] } { Black resigns. } 1-0