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Correspondence Chess • Paul Howden vs Peter Braham

Paul Howden plays Peter Braham in a casual imported game of chess. Peter Braham won by checkmate after 52 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

A10 English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Defense

Paul Howden
7 Inaccuracies
6 Mistakes
1 Blunders
47 Average centipawn loss
Peter Braham
5 Inaccuracies
3 Mistakes
0 Blunders
27 Average centipawn loss
[Event "[YCA"] [Site "https://lichess.org/uDPoFKXE"] [Date "2016.05.4"] [Round "-"] [White "Paul Howden"] [Black "Peter Braham"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "A10"] [Opening "English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Defense"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. c4 { [%eval 0.0] } 1... f5?! { (0.00 → 0.57) Inaccuracy. Best move was e5. } { [%eval 0.57] } { A10 English Opening: Anglo-Dutch Defense } (1... e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. e3 O-O 8. Bd3) 2. g3?! { (0.57 → 0.06) Inaccuracy. Best move was d4. } { [%eval 0.06] } (2. d4 e6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 d6 7. O-O Ne4 8. Qc2 Nxc3) 2... Nf6 { [%eval 0.36] } 3. Nc3 { [%eval 0.17] } 3... e6 { [%eval 0.35] } 4. Bg2 { [%eval 0.35] } 4... d5 { [%eval 0.36] } 5. cxd5 { [%eval 0.43] } 5... Nxd5 { [%eval 0.53] } 6. Nxd5 { [%eval 0.28] } 6... exd5 { [%eval 0.27] } 7. d4 { [%eval 0.34] } 7... Bd6 { [%eval 0.29] } 8. Nf3 { [%eval 0.26] } 8... O-O { [%eval 0.51] } 9. O-O { [%eval 0.27] } 9... c6 { [%eval 0.33] } 10. a3 { [%eval 0.04] } 10... a5 { [%eval 0.37] } 11. Bg5 { [%eval 0.37] } 11... Qb6 { [%eval 0.32] } 12. Qc2 { [%eval 0.15] } 12... Nd7 { [%eval 0.35] } 13. Bh3 { [%eval 0.27] } 13... f4 { [%eval 0.36] } 14. Bf5 { [%eval 0.36] } 14... h6? { (0.36 → 1.91) Mistake. Best move was Nf6. } { [%eval 1.91] } (14... Nf6 15. Bxc8 Raxc8 16. Bxf4 Bxf4 17. gxf4 c5 18. Rac1 Ne4 19. e3 Qe6 20. Qd1 Qg4+ 21. Kh1) 15. Be6+ { [%eval 1.95] } 15... Kh8 { [%eval 2.1] } 16. Qg6 { [%eval 1.77] } 16... Nf6 { [%eval 1.57] } 17. Bxc8?! { (1.57 → 1.07) Inaccuracy. Best move was Bxh6. } { [%eval 1.07] } (17. Bxh6 gxh6 18. Qxh6+ Nh7 19. Bxc8 Qc7 20. Bh3 Rf6 21. Qh5 Qg7 22. Bf5 Rh6 23. Qg4 Qxg4) 17... Raxc8 { [%eval 1.06] } 18. Bxh6? { (1.06 → 0.00) Mistake. Best move was Bxf4. } { [%eval 0.0] } (18. Bxf4 Bxf4 19. gxf4 Ne4 20. e3 Rf6 21. Qg4 Rg8 22. Ne5 Qb5 23. h4 a4 24. h5 Qxb2) 18... Qc7? { (0.00 → 1.12) Mistake. Best move was gxh6. } { [%eval 1.12] } (18... gxh6 19. Qxh6+ Kg8 20. Qg6+ Kh8 21. Qh6+ Kg8 22. Qg6+ Kh8 23. Qh6+) 19. Bxf4 { [%eval 0.91] } 19... Bxf4 { [%eval 1.0] } 20. gxf4 { [%eval 0.96] } 20... Qxf4 { [%eval 1.02] } 21. Qg3 { [%eval 0.82] } 21... Qf5?! { (0.82 → 1.74) Inaccuracy. Best move was Ne4. } { [%eval 1.74] } (21... Ne4 22. Qxf4 Rxf4 23. Ne5 Rf5 24. e3 Rh5 25. Rac1 Kg8 26. f4 a4 27. Kg2 Rh6 28. Rf3) 22. Nh4 { [%eval 1.71] } 22... Qe4 { [%eval 2.1] } 23. Ng6+ { [%eval 2.17] } 23... Kg8 { [%eval 2.0] } 24. Nxf8 { [%eval 2.0] } 24... Rxf8 { [%eval 2.03] } 25. e3 { [%eval 2.03] } 25... Nh5?! { (2.03 → 2.59) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qe8. } { [%eval 2.59] } (25... Qe8 26. Qg2 Ne4 27. f3 Nd6 28. Rae1 Rf6 29. Kh1 Qf7 30. Qh3 Rh6 31. Qg3 Rg6 32. Qh4) 26. Qg2 { [%eval 2.52] } 26... Qe6 { [%eval 2.64] } 27. Kh1 { [%eval 2.56] } 27... Rf6 { [%eval 2.67] } 28. Rg1 { [%eval 2.77] } 28... Qf7 { [%eval 2.94] } 29. f4 { [%eval 2.71] } 29... Re6 { [%eval 2.82] } 30. Qf3 { [%eval 2.81] } 30... Nf6 { [%eval 2.86] } 31. b4?! { (2.86 → 2.34) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rg2. } { [%eval 2.34] } (31. Rg2 Qe8 32. Rag1 Re7 33. Qh3 Rf7 34. Rg5 Qe4+ 35. Qg2 Qh7 36. Re5 Rf8 37. b3 Ne4) 31... Qe7 { [%eval 2.41] } 32. Rge1 { [%eval 2.34] } 32... axb4 { [%eval 2.19] } 33. axb4 { [%eval 2.22] } 33... Qxb4 { [%eval 2.17] } 34. Ra8+ { [%eval 2.11] } 34... Kf7 { [%eval 2.34] } 35. Qe2?! { (2.34 → 1.53) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rg1. } { [%eval 1.53] } (35. Rg1 Re8 36. Rxe8 Nxe8 37. Qh5+ Kf8 38. Qf5+ Nf6 39. Qe5 Ne8 40. Ra1 Qe7 41. Ra8 Kf7) 35... g6 { [%eval 1.51] } 36. Rg1 { [%eval 1.13] } 36... Qxd4 { [%eval 1.11] } 37. Qg2? { (1.11 → 0.07) Mistake. Best move was exd4. } { [%eval 0.07] } (37. exd4 Rxe2 38. Rb1 Re7 39. Ra7 b5 40. Ra6 Re6 41. Rc1 Nh5 42. f5 gxf5 43. Rcxc6 Nf4) 37... Qd3 { [%eval 0.1] } 38. Rb8 { [%eval 0.04] } 38... Re7 { [%eval 0.12] } 39. h3?! { (0.12 → -0.70) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qg5. } { [%eval -0.7] } (39. Qg5 Qe4+ 40. Qg2 Qd3 41. Re1 Qf5 42. Qb2 Qh3 43. Qg2 Qf5 44. Qb2 Qh3 45. Qe2 Qf5) 39... b5?! { (-0.70 → 0.00) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rxe3. } { [%eval 0.0] } (39... Rxe3 40. Qxg6+ Qxg6 41. Rxb7+ Nd7 42. Rxd7+ Ke6 43. Rxg6+ Kxd7 44. Kg2 d4 45. h4 c5 46. Rg7+) 40. Rc8? { (0.00 → -2.18) Mistake. Best move was f5. } { [%eval -2.18] } (40. f5 Qxf5 41. Rf1 Qe5 42. Rc8 Qe6 43. Qg4 Kg7 44. Qxe6 Rxe6 45. Rc1 Rxe3 46. R1xc6 Ne4) 40... Rxe3 { [%eval -2.26] } 41. Rc7+ { [%eval -2.18] } 41... Ke6? { (-2.18 → -0.20) Mistake. Best move was Kf8. } { [%eval -0.2] } (41... Kf8 42. Rc8+ Kf7 43. Rc7+ Kf8 44. Rc8+ Ke7 45. Rh8 c5 46. Qf1 Qxf1 47. Rxf1 d4 48. Kg2) 42. Qf2?? { (-0.20 → -8.55) Blunder. Best move was f5+. } { [%eval -8.55] } (42. f5+ Kd6 43. Qh2+ Re5 44. Rxc6+ Kxc6 45. Qxe5 Qxh3+ 46. Qh2 Qf3+ 47. Qg2 Qxf5 48. Rc1+ Kd7) 42... Qe4+ { [%eval -8.32] } 43. Kh2 { [%eval -8.18] } 43... Re2 { [%eval -7.76] } 44. Rg2? { (-7.76 → -9.40) Mistake. Best move was Qxe2. } { [%eval -9.4] } (44. Qxe2 Qxe2+ 45. Rg2 Qc4 46. Rf2 b4 47. Rg7 Qd4 48. Re2+ Kf5 49. Rf7 c5 50. Re5+ Kxf4) 44... Rxf2 { [%eval -9.37] } 45. Rxf2 { [%eval -9.17] } 45... Kd6 { [%eval -9.04] } 46. Rf7 { [%eval -8.86] } 46... Qe6 { [%eval -8.23] } 47. Ra7? { (-8.23 → -9.58) Mistake. Best move was Rf8. } { [%eval -9.58] } (47. Rf8 Nh5 48. Rd8+ Kc7 49. Rf8 Qe7 50. Rg8 Qe6 51. Rh8 Qe3 52. Rh7+ Kd6 53. Rg2 Nxf4) 47... Qe3 { [%eval -8.57] } 48. Kg2? { (-8.57 → -16.43) Mistake. Best move was Raa2. } { [%eval -16.43] } (48. Raa2 Ne4 49. Rg2 Qxf4+ 50. Kh1 Qh6 51. Kh2 b4 52. Rg4 g5 53. Ra7 Qf6 54. Rb7 Kc5) 48... d4?! { (-16.43 → -9.24) Inaccuracy. Best move was Qxa7. } { [%eval -9.24] } (48... Qxa7 49. h4 Ne4 50. Re2 Qa3 51. Kg1 Qc1+ 52. Kh2 Qxf4+ 53. Kg1 b4 54. Rg2 Qc1+ 55. Kh2) 49. Raa2?! { (-9.24 → -14.30) Inaccuracy. Best move was Rf3. } { [%eval -14.3] } (49. Rf3 Qe2+ 50. Rf2 Qe4+ 51. Kh2 d3 52. Raa2 Nh5 53. f5 gxf5 54. Rg2 Qe5+ 55. Kg1 Nf4) 49... Nd5 { [%eval -13.55] } 50. f5 { [%eval -13.9] } 50... Nf4+ { [%eval -12.43] } 51. Kf1?! { (-12.43 → Mate in 1) Checkmate is now unavoidable. Best move was Rxf4. } { [%eval #-1] } (51. Rxf4 Qxf4 52. fxg6 Qe4+ 53. Kh2 Qxg6 54. h4 d3 55. Rf2 Qe4 56. h5 Qe5+ 57. Kg2 Qd5+) 51... Qc1# { Black wins by checkmate. } 0-1