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Correspondence Chess • GM Magnus Carlsen vs IM Erik Fossan

GM Magnus Carlsen plays IM Erik Fossan in a casual imported game of chess. GM Magnus Carlsen resigned after 58 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

D79 Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Ultra-delayed Exchange Variation

GM Magnus Carlsen
2 Inaccuracies
2 Mistakes
1 Blunders
36 Average centipawn loss
IM Erik Fossan
2 Inaccuracies
3 Mistakes
0 Blunders
18 Average centipawn loss
[Event "24 spillers Simultan i Oslo"] [Site "https://lichess.org/nhWa6HO6"] [Date "2017.02.08"] [Round "?"] [White "GM Magnus Carlsen"] [Black "IM Erik Fossan"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "D79"] [Opening "Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Ultra-delayed Exchange Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. Nf3 { [%eval 0.16] } 1... c5 { [%eval 0.27] } 2. g3 { [%eval -0.12] } 2... g6 { [%eval 0.17] } 3. c3 { [%eval 0.12] } 3... Bg7 { [%eval 0.18] } 4. d4 { [%eval 0.17] } 4... cxd4 { [%eval 0.1] } 5. cxd4 { [%eval 0.12] } 5... Nf6 { [%eval 0.16] } 6. Bg2 { [%eval 0.1] } 6... O-O { [%eval 0.17] } 7. O-O { [%eval 0.13] } 7... d5 { [%eval 0.31] } { D79 Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Ultra-delayed Exchange Variation } 8. Ne5 { [%eval 0.06] } 8... Nfd7 { [%eval -0.01] } 9. Nxd7 { [%eval 0.0] } 9... Qxd7 { [%eval 0.0] } 10. Nc3 { [%eval 0.03] } 10... Nc6 { [%eval 0.26] } 11. Nxd5 { [%eval 0.19] } 11... e6 { [%eval 0.33] } 12. Nc3 { [%eval 0.11] } 12... Nxd4 { [%eval 0.11] } 13. Be3 { [%eval 0.0] } 13... e5 { [%eval 0.0] } 14. Rc1 { [%eval 0.07] } 14... Rb8 { [%eval 0.52] } 15. Nd5?! { (0.52 → -0.15) Inaccuracy. Best move was f4. } { [%eval -0.15] } (15. f4 Nc6 16. b4 Rd8 17. b5 Qxd1 18. Rcxd1 Nd4 19. fxe5 Bxe5 20. Bd5 Ne6 21. Ne4 b6) 15... Qb5 { [%eval 0.02] } 16. Bxd4 { [%eval 0.01] } 16... exd4 { [%eval 0.07] } 17. Qd2 { [%eval -0.06] } 17... Be6 { [%eval 0.3] } 18. Nc7 { [%eval 0.25] } 18... Qd7 { [%eval 0.27] } 19. Nxe6 { [%eval 0.27] } 19... Qxe6 { [%eval 0.31] } 20. b4 { [%eval 0.24] } 20... Rfe8 { [%eval 0.34] } 21. Bf3 { [%eval 0.33] } 21... b6 { [%eval 0.39] } 22. Rc6 { [%eval 0.26] } 22... Qe5 { [%eval 0.35] } 23. Rfc1 { [%eval 0.35] } 23... Re7 { [%eval 0.38] } 24. a4 { [%eval 0.3] } 24... h5 { [%eval 0.39] } 25. h4 { [%eval 0.3] } 25... Qf5 { [%eval 0.39] } 26. Rd6 { [%eval 0.35] } 26... Rc8 { [%eval 0.26] } 27. Rxc8+ { [%eval 0.3] } 27... Qxc8 { [%eval 0.37] } 28. Rc6 { [%eval 0.36] } 28... Rc7 { [%eval 0.53] } 29. b5 { [%eval 0.47] } 29... Be5 { [%eval 0.92] } 30. Qg5 { [%eval 0.83] } 30... Rxc6 { [%eval 0.91] } 31. bxc6 { [%eval 0.93] } 31... Qc7 { [%eval 0.98] } 32. Bxh5 { [%eval 0.88] } 32... Qxc6 { [%eval 1.18] } 33. Qxe5 { [%eval 1.06] } 33... gxh5 { [%eval 1.07] } 34. Qxd4 { [%eval 1.0] } 34... a6 { [%eval 1.17] } 35. Qd8+ { [%eval 1.08] } 35... Kg7 { [%eval 1.11] } 36. Qg5+ { [%eval 1.15] } 36... Kf8 { [%eval 1.4] } 37. Qxh5 { [%eval 1.44] } 37... Qxa4 { [%eval 1.52] } 38. Qh8+ { [%eval 1.52] } 38... Ke7 { [%eval 1.44] } 39. Qe5+ { [%eval 1.44] } 39... Kf8 { [%eval 1.42] } 40. h5 { [%eval 1.33] } 40... Kg8 { [%eval 1.33] } 41. Qg5+ { [%eval 0.84] } 41... Kh7 { [%eval 0.89] } 42. Qf5+ { [%eval 0.87] } 42... Kg7?! { (0.87 → 1.40) Inaccuracy. Best move was Kg8. } { [%eval 1.4] } (42... Kg8) 43. h6+ { [%eval 1.24] } 43... Kxh6 { [%eval 1.37] } 44. Qf6+ { [%eval 1.24] } 44... Kh7 { [%eval 1.25] } 45. Qxf7+ { [%eval 1.04] } 45... Kh8 { [%eval 1.14] } 46. Qf6+ { [%eval 1.01] } 46... Kg8 { [%eval 0.94] } 47. Qg6+ { [%eval 0.86] } 47... Kf8 { [%eval 0.99] } 48. e4?! { (0.99 → 0.45) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qf6+. } { [%eval 0.45] } (48. Qf6+ Ke8 49. Qe6+ Kf8 50. Qxb6 Qd1+ 51. Kg2 Qxe2 52. Qf6+ Ke8 53. Qf5 Ke7 54. g4 Qe6) 48... Qa1+ { [%eval 0.68] } 49. Kg2 { [%eval 1.09] } 49... a5? { (1.09 → 2.10) Mistake. Best move was Qd4. } { [%eval 2.1] } (49... Qd4 50. f4) 50. Qd6+ { [%eval 1.67] } 50... Ke8 { [%eval 1.6] } 51. e5 { [%eval 1.22] } 51... Qb1?! { (1.22 → 1.95) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qa4. } { [%eval 1.95] } (51... Qa4 52. Qe6+ Kf8 53. Kh3 Qc2 54. Qf6+ Ke8 55. g4 Qc5 56. g5 Qe7 57. Qf5 Qf7 58. Qc8+) 52. e6? { (1.95 → 0.08) Mistake. Best move was Qc6+. } { [%eval 0.08] } (52. Qc6+) 52... Qe4+ { [%eval 0.11] } 53. f3 { [%eval 0.0] } 53... Qc2+ { [%eval 0.0] } 54. Kh3 { [%eval 0.0] } 54... Qf5+? { (0.00 → 1.06) Mistake. Best move was Qh7+. } { [%eval 1.06] } (54... Qh7+ 55. Kg2 Qc2+ 56. Kf1 Qc4+ 57. Ke1 Qc3+ 58. Ke2 Qc2+ 59. Kf1) 55. Kh4? { (1.06 → 0.00) Mistake. Best move was g4. } { [%eval 0.0] } (55. g4 Qxf3+ 56. Kh4 Qb7 57. Qe5 Qf3 58. Qd4 Qc6 59. Qf6 Qc7 60. Qh8+ Ke7 61. Qg7+ Kd6) 55... Qf6+ { [%eval 0.0] } 56. Kg4 { [%eval 0.0] } 56... Qe7? { (0.00 → 2.01) Mistake. Best move was Qg7+. } { [%eval 2.01] } (56... Qg7+ 57. Kh3 Qh7+ 58. Kg2 Qc2+ 59. Kf1 Qc4+ 60. Ke1 Qc3+ 61. Ke2 Qc2+ 62. Kf1) 57. Qxb6?? { (2.01 → -51.14) Blunder. Best move was Qc6+. } { [%eval -51.14] } (57. Qc6+ Kf8) 57... Qb4+ { [%eval -50.91] } { White resigns. } 0-1