A Postal Chess Win With Black

This postal correspondence chess game began on 30 March 2011 and ended this week when White fell to my Black Rook-Queen checkmate after thirty-two full moves and over fourteen months of playing time.

The position of pieces at game’s end and our move record:

Julio vs. Roscoe

1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 d6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Bc4 Be7 5.Ng5 O-O 6.Nd5 Nxd5 7.Bxd5 Bxg5 8.d3 c6 9.Bc4 Bxc1 10.Rxc1 d5 11.exd5 cxd5 12.Bb3 Qa5+ 13.c3 Nd7 14.O-O Nf6 15.Qe2 Re8 16.f3 Qb6+ 17.d4 a6 18.Qd3 g6 19.c4 Bf5 20.Qd2 e4 21.Rce1 Rad8 22.f4 e3 23.Qxe3 Rxe3 24.c5 Qe6 25.Rd1 Bd3 26.Rc1 Bxf1 27.Rxf1 Ne4 28.g3 Nd2 29.Bd1 Nxf1 30.Bg4 Qxg4 31.Kxf1 Qf3+ 32.Kg1 Re1#