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Correspondence Chess • Rutherford, Simon (2300) vs Solomon, Stephen J (2395)

Rutherford, Simon (2300) plays Solomon, Stephen J (2395) in a casual imported game of chess. Rutherford, Simon (2300) won by checkmate after 61 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

C27 Vienna Game

Rutherford, Simon (2300)
4Inaccuracies
1Mistakes
0Blunders
18Average centipawn loss
Solomon, Stephen J (2395)
7Inaccuracies
6Mistakes
1Blunders
34Average centipawn loss
[Event "Australian Masters"] [Site "https://lichess.org/kryXa2ST"] [Date "1996.??.??"] [Round "6"] [White "Rutherford, Simon (2300)"] [Black "Solomon, Stephen J (2395)"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "C27"] [Opening "Vienna Game"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 { [%eval 0.1] } 1... e5 { [%eval 0.3] } 2. Nc3 { [%eval 0.04] } 2... Nf6 { [%eval 0.12] } 3. Bc4 { [%eval 0.03] } 3... Nxe4 { [%eval 0.11] } { C27 Vienna Game } 4. Qh5 { [%eval 0.11] } 4... Nd6 { [%eval 0.18] } 5. Qxe5+ { [%eval 0.07] } 5... Qe7 { [%eval 0.12] } 6. Qxe7+ { [%eval 0.12] } 6... Bxe7 { [%eval 0.14] } 7. Bb3 { [%eval 0.15] } 7... c6 { [%eval 0.42] } 8. Nf3 { [%eval 0.0] } 8... Nf5 { [%eval 0.07] } 9. O-O { [%eval 0.13] } 9... d5 { [%eval 0.06] } 10. Re1 { [%eval 0.03] } 10... Na6 { [%eval 0.04] } 11. d4 { [%eval -0.02] } 11... Nc7 { [%eval 0.16] } 12. Ne2 { [%eval 0.0] } 12... Nd6 { [%eval 0.02] } 13. c3 { [%eval 0.05] } 13... f6 { [%eval 0.1] } 14. Ng3 { [%eval 0.0] } 14... g5 { [%eval 0.31] } 15. Bc2 { [%eval 0.26] } 15... Be6 { [%eval 0.26] } 16. h4 { [%eval 0.32] } 16... h6 { [%eval 0.39] } 17. b3 { [%eval 0.12] } 17... Kd7 { [%eval 0.45] } 18. Ba3?! { (0.45 → -0.39) Inaccuracy. Best move was h5. } { [%eval -0.39] } (18. h5 Bf7 19. a4 Ne6 20. Ba3 Rae8 21. Nh2 Nf4 22. Ng4 Be6 23. f3 Kc7 24. Kf2 a6) 18... Nce8? { (-0.39 → 0.77) Mistake. Best move was Ncb5. } { [%eval 0.77] } (18... Ncb5) 19. Re2 { [%eval 0.59] } 19... Ng7 { [%eval 0.94] } 20. Rae1 { [%eval 0.95] } 20... Bd8 { [%eval 1.32] } 21. Nh5 { [%eval 1.3] } 21... Nxh5 { [%eval 1.33] } 22. Rxe6 { [%eval 1.55] } 22... Nb5 { [%eval 1.87] } 23. Bb4?! { (1.87 → 0.97) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bc5. } { [%eval 0.97] } (23. Bc5 Nxc3 24. Rd6+ Kc7 25. Bf5 Kb8 26. Rd7 a6 27. g3 Ne4 28. Bxe4 dxe4 29. Rxe4 a5) 23... a5 { [%eval 1.25] } 24. Bc5 { [%eval 1.02] } 24... Nf4?! { (1.02 → 1.65) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nxc3. } { [%eval 1.65] } (24... Nxc3 25. Rd6+) 25. R6e3 { [%eval 1.68] } 25... b6?! { (1.68 → 2.28) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nd6. } { [%eval 2.28] } (25... Nd6 26. g3 Nh5 27. Re6 Nc8 28. R6e2 Ng7 29. c4 Nd6 30. Bg6 Ne4 31. Bxe4 dxe4 32. Rxe4) 26. Bf5+ { [%eval 2.0] } 26... Kc7 { [%eval 2.18] } 27. a4?! { (2.18 → 1.30) Inaccuracy. Best move was Be7. } { [%eval 1.3] } (27. Be7 Rg8 28. g3 Nd6 29. Bxd6+ Kxd6 30. Kf1 Ng6 31. Re6+ Kc7 32. Bxg6 Rxg6 33. Ne5 Rg8) 27... bxc5 { [%eval 1.35] } 28. axb5 { [%eval 1.31] } 28... Kb6? { (1.31 → 3.04) Mistake. Best move was c4. } { [%eval 3.04] } (28... c4 29. bxc4 dxc4 30. g3 Nd3 31. b6+ Kxb6 32. Rb1+ Ka7 33. Nd2 Rb8 34. Rxb8 Kxb8 35. Nxc4) 29. g3 { [%eval 2.6] } 29... Nh5? { (2.60 → 3.97) Mistake. Best move was cxd4. } { [%eval 3.97] } (29... cxd4 30. Nxd4 c5 31. Nc6 Kxb5 32. Bd7 Rh7 33. Ne7+ Kb6 34. gxf4 Rxe7 35. Rxe7 Bxe7 36. Rxe7) 30. dxc5+ { [%eval 4.05] } 30... Kxc5 { [%eval 3.92] } 31. Nd4? { (3.92 → 2.68) Mistake. Best move was Bd7. } { [%eval 2.68] } (31. Bd7 Ng7 32. Bxc6 Rc8 33. Rd1 Rxc6 34. bxc6 Kxc6 35. Nd4+ Kc5 36. Red3 Bc7 37. Nc2 gxh4) 31... Ng7?! { (2.68 → 3.33) Inaccuracy. Best move was gxh4. } { [%eval 3.33] } (31... gxh4 32. Re6) 32. Bd7 { [%eval 3.16] } 32... cxb5? { (3.16 → 5.80) Mistake. Best move was Ra7. } { [%eval 5.8] } (32... Ra7 33. Bxc6 gxh4 34. gxh4 Rf8 35. Rd1 Kb6 36. Bxd5 Be7 37. c4 Bc5 38. Rf3 Ba3 39. Nc6) 33. Re6 { [%eval 5.77] } 33... Nxe6 { [%eval 5.74] } 34. Rxe6 { [%eval 5.67] } 34... Ra6 { [%eval 5.67] } 35. Rxa6 { [%eval 5.45] } 35... Bb6 { [%eval 5.63] } 36. Ne6+ { [%eval 5.53] } 36... Kd6 { [%eval 5.6] } 37. Rxb6+ { [%eval 5.56] } 37... Kxd7 { [%eval 5.58] } 38. Nd4 { [%eval 5.49] } 38... gxh4 { [%eval 5.6] } 39. Rxb5 { [%eval 5.49] } 39... hxg3 { [%eval 5.65] } 40. Rxd5+ { [%eval 5.22] } 40... Ke7?! { (5.22 → 6.05) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kc7. } { [%eval 6.05] } (40... Kc7) 41. fxg3 { [%eval 5.83] } 41... Rc8 { [%eval 6.02] } 42. c4 { [%eval 6.02] } 42... a4 { [%eval 5.94] } 43. bxa4 { [%eval 5.79] } 43... Rxc4 { [%eval 5.7] } 44. a5 { [%eval 5.68] } 44... Ra4 { [%eval 5.6] } 45. Kf2 { [%eval 5.39] } 45... Ra3?! { (5.39 → 5.99) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kf7. } { [%eval 5.99] } (45... Kf7 46. Nc6 Kg6 47. Rb5 f5 48. Ne7+ Kf6 49. Nxf5 h5 50. Kf3 Ra3+ 51. Ke4 Ra4+ 52. Nd4) 46. Rb5?! { (5.99 → 5.05) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nc6+. } { [%eval 5.05] } (46. Nc6+) 46... Kf7? { (5.05 → 6.25) Mistake. Best move was Kd6. } { [%eval 6.25] } (46... Kd6 47. Rf5) 47. Nc6 { [%eval 5.85] } 47... Kg6?? { (5.85 → 8.87) Blunder. Best move was h5. } { [%eval 8.87] } (47... h5 48. Rb6) 48. Rb6 { [%eval 7.95] } 48... Kg5? { (7.95 → 12.55) Mistake. Best move was Ra2+. } { [%eval 12.55] } (48... Ra2+ 49. Ke3 Ra3+ 50. Kd4 Rxg3 51. a6 Ra3 52. a7 h5 53. Rb8 h4 54. a8=Q Rxa8 55. Rxa8) 49. a6 { [%eval 9.91] } 49... Ra2+ { [%eval 15.25] } 50. Ke3 { [%eval 13.89] } 50... Ra3+ { [%eval 14.7] } 51. Kd4 { [%eval 12.46] } 51... Kg4 { [%eval 15.29] } 52. a7 { [%eval 14.53] } 52... Kxg3 { [%eval 46.13] } 53. Rb8 { [%eval 15.43] } 53... h5?! { (15.43 → Mate in 18) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Ra4+. } { [%eval #18] } (53... Ra4+ 54. Kd5) 54. a8=Q { [%eval #18] } 54... Rxa8 { [%eval #21] } 55. Rxa8 { [%eval 49.43] } 55... h4?! { (49.43 → Mate in 9) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Kf4. } { [%eval #9] } (55... Kf4 56. Rf8) 56. Ke3 { [%eval #8] } 56... h3 { [%eval #8] } 57. Rg8+ { [%eval #7] } 57... Kh2 { [%eval #4] } 58. Kf2 { [%eval #3] } 58... f5 { [%eval #3] } 59. Nd4 { [%eval #2] } 59... Kh1 { [%eval #2] } 60. Rg1+ { [%eval #1] } 60... Kh2 { [%eval #1] } 61. Nf3# { White wins by checkmate. } 1-0