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Correspondence Chess • Magnus Carlsen (2832) vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2796)

Magnus Carlsen (2832) plays Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2796) in a casual imported game of chess. Game is a draw after 44 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

A48 London System

Magnus Carlsen (2832)
1 Inaccuracies
0 Mistakes
0 Blunders
6 Average centipawn loss
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2796)
1 Inaccuracies
0 Mistakes
0 Blunders
5 Average centipawn loss
[Event "Altibox Norway"] [Site "https://lichess.org/yL7nZjGK"] [Date "2017.06.12"] [Round "6.1"] [White "Magnus Carlsen (2832)"] [Black "Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2796)"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "A48"] [Opening "London System"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. d4 { [%eval 0.19] } 1... Nf6 { [%eval 0.19] } 2. Bf4 { [%eval 0.07] } 2... g6 { [%eval 0.35] } 3. Nf3 { [%eval 0.31] } { A48 London System } 3... Bg7 { [%eval 0.15] } 4. e3 { [%eval 0.11] } 4... O-O { [%eval 0.04] } 5. Be2 { [%eval 0.0] } 5... d6 { [%eval 0.04] } 6. h3 { [%eval 0.27] } 6... c5 { [%eval 0.19] } 7. O-O { [%eval 0.14] } 7... Qb6 { [%eval 0.16] } 8. Nbd2 { [%eval 0.24] } 8... cxd4 { [%eval 0.45] } 9. Nc4 { [%eval 0.32] } 9... Qc7 { [%eval 0.39] } 10. exd4 { [%eval 0.32] } 10... Nd5 { [%eval 0.43] } 11. Bg3 { [%eval 0.41] } 11... b5 { [%eval 0.41] } 12. Ncd2 { [%eval 0.34] } 12... a6 { [%eval 0.34] } 13. c3 { [%eval 0.39] } 13... Nc6 { [%eval 0.4] } 14. a4 { [%eval 0.26] } 14... Rb8 { [%eval 0.29] } 15. axb5 { [%eval 0.31] } 15... axb5 { [%eval 0.35] } 16. Re1 { [%eval 0.26] } 16... Na5 { [%eval 0.37] } 17. Qb1 { [%eval 0.13] } 17... Nc4 { [%eval 0.36] } 18. Qa2 { [%eval 0.0] } 18... Ndb6 { [%eval 0.0] } 19. b3?! { (0.00 → -0.51) Inaccuracy. Best move was Nf1. } { [%eval -0.51] } (19. Nf1 Be6 20. Qb1 Ra8 21. Bd3 Bd5 22. Qc2 Rxa1 23. Rxa1 Bxf3 24. gxf3 Nd5 25. Be4 Nf6) 19... Nxd2?! { (-0.51 → 0.29) Inaccuracy. Best move was Ra8. } { [%eval 0.29] } (19... Ra8 20. Qxa8 Nxa8 21. bxc4 Bf5 22. c5 Qc6 23. c4 b4 24. Ra5 dxc5 25. Rxc5 Qa4 26. Rb5) 20. Qxd2 { [%eval 0.27] } 20... Be6 { [%eval 0.2] } 21. Bxb5 { [%eval 0.32] } 21... Bxb3 { [%eval 0.39] } 22. Qe2 { [%eval -0.08] } 22... Bd5 { [%eval -0.08] } 23. Ra3 { [%eval -0.22] } 23... Bf6 { [%eval -0.14] } 24. Nd2 { [%eval -0.1] } 24... Rfc8 { [%eval -0.08] } 25. Rea1 { [%eval -0.21] } 25... Ra8 { [%eval -0.08] } 26. Ba6 { [%eval 0.0] } 26... Nc4 { [%eval 0.0] } 27. Bxc4 { [%eval 0.0] } 27... Rxa3 { [%eval 0.0] } 28. Rxa3 { [%eval 0.0] } 28... Bxc4 { [%eval 0.0] } 29. Qxc4 { [%eval 0.0] } 29... Qxc4 { [%eval 0.0] } 30. Nxc4 { [%eval 0.0] } 30... Rxc4 { [%eval 0.0] } 31. Kf1 { [%eval 0.0] } 31... e5 { [%eval 0.0] } 32. Ra6 { [%eval 0.0] } 32... exd4 { [%eval 0.0] } 33. cxd4 { [%eval 0.0] } 33... Rxd4 { [%eval 0.0] } 34. Rxd6 { [%eval -0.08] } 34... Rxd6 { [%eval -0.08] } 35. Bxd6 { [%eval -0.08] } 35... h5 { [%eval 0.0] } 36. g4 { [%eval -0.08] } 36... hxg4 { [%eval 0.0] } 37. hxg4 { [%eval 0.0] } 37... Bd8 { [%eval 0.0] } 38. Ke2 { [%eval 0.0] } 38... f5 { [%eval 0.0] } 39. Kf3 { [%eval 0.0] } 39... fxg4+ { [%eval 0.0] } 40. Kxg4 { [%eval 0.0] } 40... Kf7 { [%eval 0.0] } 41. f4 { [%eval 0.0] } 41... Be7 { [%eval 0.0] } 42. Bxe7 { [%eval 0.0] } 42... Kxe7 { [%eval 0.0] } 43. f5 { [%eval 0.0] } 43... gxf5+ { [%eval 0.0] } 44. Kxf5 { [%eval 0.0] } { The game is a draw. } 1/2-1/2