A Correspondence Chess Win With Black

This server-bases correspondence chess game began in mid-April of this year and ended today when my opponent, playing White, resigned after my 23…Kf7 giving me the early win.

The board at game’s end and our full move record:


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 a6 4.Bc4 d6 5.O-O b5 6.Bd3 Be7 7.Nd5 Nxd5 8.exd5 O-O 9.Re1 c6 10.dxc6 Nxc6 11.Be4 d5 12.Bxh7+ Kxh7 13.Nxe5 Nxe5 14.Rxe5 f6 15.Re1 Ra7 16.d3 Qe8 17.h3 g6 18.c4 Qd7 19.cxd5 Bb4 20.Re4 Qxd5 21.Rh4+ Kg8 22.Rh6 Rh7 23.Rxg6+ Kf7