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Correspondence Chess • NeverBeenTimid vs Bernd58

NeverBeenTimid (1636) plays Bernd58 (1793) in a rated Correspondence game of chess. NeverBeenTimid resigned after 42 moves. Click to replay, analyse, and discuss the game!

C61 Ruy Lopez: Bird Variation

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[Event "Rated Correspondence game"] [Site "https://lichess.org/yNFJTDB6"] [Date "2017.11.05"] [Round "-"] [White "NeverBeenTimid"] [Black "Bernd58"] [Result "0-1"] [UTCDate "2017.11.05"] [UTCTime "12:13:18"] [WhiteElo "1636"] [BlackElo "1793"] [WhiteRatingDiff "-7"] [BlackRatingDiff "+52"] [Variant "Standard"] [TimeControl "-"] [ECO "C61"] [Opening "Ruy Lopez: Bird Variation"] [Termination "Normal"] [Annotator "lichess.org"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nd4 { C61 Ruy Lopez: Bird Variation } 4. Nxd4 exd4 5. O-O a6 6. Ba4 b5 7. Bb3 c5 8. Bxf7+ Kxf7 9. Qh5+ g6 10. Qd5+ Ke8 11. Qxa8 Bg7 12. d3 Qc7 13. Bg5 Bf6 14. h4 h6 15. Bd2 Ne7 16. e5 Qxe5 17. Re1 Qc7 18. Qe4 Bb7 19. Qf4 Qxf4 20. Bxf4 Kf7 21. Bd6 c4 22. dxc4 bxc4 23. c3 d3 24. Nd2 Bd5 25. Re3 Nf5 26. Bf4 Nxe3 27. Bxe3 a5 28. b3 cxb3 29. axb3 Bxc3 30. Nc4 Bxc4 31. bxc4 h5 32. Rd1 Rc8 33. Rxd3 Rxc4 34. Rxd7+ Ke6 35. Ra7 Rxh4 36. g3 Rc4 37. Bb6 a4 38. Ra6 Kf7 39. Ra7+ Kf6 40. Ra6 Kf5 41. Ra5+ Ke4 { White resigns. } 0-1