My Chess Game Collection #188. French Defense: Steinitz Attack

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Click and watch the game in GIF file! I am also providing the PGN file. I played with Whites on 09/01/2020. The game was even, however, Blacks could not the pressure mounted by the White Knight. A mistake was made, Blacks lost their Rook and the game was decided..
French Defense: Steinitz Attack

1.e4 e6 2.e5 d6 3.d4 dxe5 4.dxe5 Qxd1+ 5.Kxd1 Nc6 6.Nf3 Bc5 7.Be3 Bxe3 8.fxe3 Nge7 9.Nc3 O-O 10.Bd3 Rd8 11.Ke2 a6 12.Rad1 Bd7 13.Rhf1 Nb4 14.a3 Nxd3 15.Rxd3 Bb5 16.Nxb5 axb5 17.Rb3 c6 18.Ng5 Nf5 19.g4 Nh6 20.Rb4 Rd5 21.Rbf4 Rf8 22.Nxe6 Rxe5

PGN File

[Event "Live Chess"]
[Site "Chess.com"]
[Date "2020.09.02"]
[Round "-"]
[White "marcusantoniu26"]
[Black "JetsadahBradford"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C00"]
[ECOUrl "https://www.chess.com/openings/French-Defense-Steinitz-Attack"]
[CurrentPosition "8/1p5p/2p5/1pk4P/8/P1K1R3/1P6/8 b - -"]
[Timezone "UTC"]
[UTCDate "2020.09.02"]
[UTCTime "03:44:29"]
[WhiteElo "1192"]
[BlackElo "1102"]
[TimeControl "1800"]
[Termination "marcusantoniu26 won - game abandoned"]
[StartTime "03:44:29"]
[EndDate "2020.09.02"]
[EndTime "04:03:54"]
[Link "https://www.chess.com/live/game/5385458916"]

1. e4 {[%clk 0:29:58][%c_effect e4;square;e4;type;Book]} 1... e6 {[%clk 0:29:58.6][%c_effect e6;square;e6;type;Book]} 2. e5 {[%clk 0:29:55.4][%c_effect e5;square;e5;type;Book]} 2... d6 {[%clk 0:29:49.9][%c_effect d6;square;d6;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d7d6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d7;to;d6][%c_square d7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d7,d6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d6]} 3. d4 {[%clk 0:29:50.6][%c_effect d4;square;d4;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e5d6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e5;to;d6][%c_square d2;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d2,d4;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d4]} 3... dxe5 {[%clk 0:29:36.8][%c_effect e5;square;e5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d6e5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d6;to;e5][%c_square d6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d6,e5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e5]} 4. dxe5 {[%clk 0:29:47.6][%c_effect e5;square;e5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d4e5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d4;to;e5][%c_square d4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d4,e5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e5]} 4... Qxd1+ {[%clk 0:29:35][%c_effect d1;square;d1;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d8d1;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d8;to;d1][%c_square d8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d8,d1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d1]} 5. Kxd1 {[%clk 0:29:44.4][%c_effect d1;square;d1;type;Forced][%c_arrow e1d1;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e1;to;d1]} 5... Nc6 {[%clk 0:29:26.9][%c_effect c6;square;c6;type;Excellent][%c_arrow b8d7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;b8;to;d7][%c_square b8;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;b8,c6;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;c6]} 6. Nf3 {[%clk 0:29:39.2][%c_effect f3;square;f3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow g1f3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g1;to;f3][%c_square g1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g1,f3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f3]} 6... Bc5 {[%clk 0:29:14.7][%c_effect c5;square;c5;type;Excellent][%c_arrow b7b6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;b7;to;b6][%c_square f8;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;f8,c5;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;c5]} 7. Be3 {[%clk 0:29:24.7][%c_effect e3;square;e3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow c1e3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c1;to;e3][%c_square c1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c1,e3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e3]} 7... Bxe3 {[%clk 0:29:00][%c_effect e3;square;e3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow c5e3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c5;to;e3][%c_square c5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c5,e3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e3]} 8. fxe3 {[%clk 0:29:22.3][%c_effect e3;square;e3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f2e3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f2;to;e3][%c_square f2;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f2,e3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e3]} 8... Nge7 {[%clk 0:28:58.4][%c_effect e7;square;e7;type;BestMove][%c_arrow g8h6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g8;to;h6][%c_square g8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g8,e7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e7]} 9. Nc3 {[%clk 0:29:17.6][%c_effect c3;square;c3;type;Excellent][%c_arrow b1d2;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;b1;to;d2][%c_square b1;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;b1,c3;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;c3]} 9... O-O {[%clk 0:28:32.9][%c_effect g8;square;g8;type;Good][%c_arrow e7g6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e7;to;g6]} 10. Bd3 {[%clk 0:29:12.9][%c_effect d3;square;d3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f1d3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f1;to;d3][%c_square f1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f1,d3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d3]} 10... Rd8 {[%clk 0:28:08.1][%c_effect d8;square;d8;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e7d5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e7;to;d5][%c_square f8;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;f8,d8;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d8]} 11. Ke2 {[%clk 0:29:03.4][%c_effect e2;square;e2;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d1e2;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d1;to;e2][%c_square d1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d1,e2;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e2]} 11... a6 {[%clk 0:27:48.8][%c_effect a6;square;a6;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e7d5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e7;to;d5][%c_square a7;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;a7,a6;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;a6]} 12. Rad1 {[%clk 0:29:00.1][%c_effect d1;square;d1;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e2f2;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e2;to;f2][%c_square a1;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;a1,d1;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d1]} 12... Bd7 {[%clk 0:27:39.4][%c_effect d7;square;d7;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e7d5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e7;to;d5][%c_square c8;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;c8,d7;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d7]} 13. Rhf1 {[%clk 0:28:54.6][%c_effect f1;square;f1;type;Good][%c_arrow d1d2;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d1;to;d2]} 13... Nb4 {[%clk 0:27:30.5][%c_effect b4;square;b4;type;BestMove][%c_arrow c6b4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c6;to;b4][%c_square c6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c6,b4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;b4]} 14. a3 {[%clk 0:28:46][%c_effect a3;square;a3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow a2a3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;a2;to;a3][%c_square a2;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;a2,a3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;a3]} 14... Nxd3 {[%clk 0:27:26][%c_effect d3;square;d3;type;Excellent][%c_arrow b4d5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;b4;to;d5][%c_square b4;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;b4,d3;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d3]} 15. Rxd3 {[%clk 0:28:42.8][%c_effect d3;square;d3;type;Excellent][%c_arrow c2d3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c2;to;d3][%c_square d1;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d1,d3;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d3]} 15... Bb5 {[%clk 0:27:11.6][%c_effect b5;square;b5;type;Good][%c_arrow d7c6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d7;to;c6]} 16. Nxb5 {[%clk 0:28:38.8][%c_effect b5;square;b5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow c3b5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c3;to;b5][%c_square c3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c3,b5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;b5]} 16... axb5 {[%clk 0:27:01.4][%c_effect b5;square;b5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow a6b5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;a6;to;b5][%c_square a6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;a6,b5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;b5]} 17. Rb3 {[%clk 0:28:30.4][%c_effect b3;square;b3;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e3e4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e3;to;e4][%c_square d3;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;d3,b3;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;b3]} 17... c6 {[%clk 0:26:41.4][%c_effect c6;square;c6;type;BestMove][%c_arrow c7c6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c7;to;c6][%c_square c7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c7,c6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c6]} 18. Ng5 {[%clk 0:28:26][%c_effect g5;square;g5;type;Excellent][%c_arrow c2c4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c2;to;c4][%c_square f3;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;f3,g5;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;g5]} 18... Nf5 {[%clk 0:26:17.1][%c_effect f5;square;f5;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e7g6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e7;to;g6][%c_square e7;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;e7,f5;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;f5]} 19. g4 {[%clk 0:28:04.8][%c_effect g4;square;g4;type;BestMove][%c_arrow g2g4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g2;to;g4][%c_square g2;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g2,g4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g4]} 19... Nh6 {[%clk 0:26:09.5][%c_effect h6;square;h6;type;Good][%c_arrow h7h6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;h7;to;h6]} 20. Rb4 {[%clk 0:27:37.6][%c_effect b4;square;b4;type;BestMove][%c_arrow b3b4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;b3;to;b4][%c_square b3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;b3,b4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;b4]} 20... Rd5 {[%clk 0:25:39][%c_effect d5;square;d5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d8d7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d8;to;d7][%c_square d8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d8,d5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d5]} 21. Rbf4 {[%clk 0:27:14.8][%c_effect f4;square;f4;type;Inaccuracy][%c_arrow g5f3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g5;to;f3][%c_square b4;color;#f0c15c;opacity;0.5;square;b4,f4;color;#f0c15c;opacity;0.5;square;f4]} 21... Rf8 {[%clk 0:25:29.8][%c_effect f8;square;f8;type;Inaccuracy][%c_arrow f7f6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f7;to;f6][%c_square a8;color;#f0c15c;opacity;0.5;square;a8,f8;color;#f0c15c;opacity;0.5;square;f8]} 22. Nxe6 {[%clk 0:26:38.6][%c_effect e6;square;e6;type;Excellent][%c_arrow g5f3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g5;to;f3][%c_square g5;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;g5,e6;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;e6]} 22... Rxe5 {[%clk 0:24:01.5][%c_effect e5;square;e5;type;Mistake][%c_arrow f8b8;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f8;to;b8][%c_square d5;color;#e6912c;opacity;0.5;square;d5,e5;color;#e6912c;opacity;0.5;square;e5]} 23. Nxf8 {[%clk 0:26:28.7][%c_effect f8;square;f8;type;BestMove][%c_arrow e6f8;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e6;to;f8][%c_square e6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e6,f8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f8]} 23... Kxf8 {[%clk 0:23:59][%c_effect f8;square;f8;type;BestMove][%c_arrow g8f8;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g8;to;f8][%c_square g8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g8,f8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f8]} 24. h4 {[%clk 0:26:12.2][%c_effect h4;square;h4;type;BestMove][%c_arrow h2h4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;h2;to;h4][%c_square h2;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;h2,h4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;h4]} 24... f6 {[%clk 0:23:47.8][%c_effect f6;square;f6;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f7f6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f7;to;f6][%c_square f7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f7,f6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f6]} 25. g5 {[%clk 0:25:56.2][%c_effect g5;square;g5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow g4g5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g4;to;g5][%c_square g4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g4,g5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g5]} 25... Nf7 {[%clk 0:23:44.1][%c_effect f7;square;f7;type;Inaccuracy][%c_arrow h6g8;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;h6;to;g8][%c_square h6;color;#f0c15c;opacity;0.5;square;h6,f7;color;#f0c15c;opacity;0.5;square;f7]} 26. gxf6 {[%clk 0:25:48.2][%c_effect f6;square;f6;type;BestMove][%c_arrow g5f6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g5;to;f6][%c_square g5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;g5,f6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f6]} 26... gxf6 {[%clk 0:23:25.9][%c_effect f6;square;f6;type;Excellent][%c_arrow g7g5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;g7;to;g5][%c_square g7;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;g7,f6;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;f6]} 27. Rxf6 {[%clk 0:25:44.7][%c_effect f6;square;f6;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f4f6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f4;to;f6][%c_square f4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f4,f6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f6]} 27... Re7 {[%clk 0:23:15.7][%c_effect e7;square;e7;type;BestMove][%c_arrow e5e7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e5;to;e7][%c_square e5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e5,e7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e7]} 28. Kd3 {[%clk 0:25:07.5][%c_effect d3;square;d3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f1g1;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f1;to;g1][%c_square e2;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e2,d3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d3]} 28... Ke8 {[%clk 0:22:55][%c_effect e8;square;e8;type;Excellent][%c_arrow e7d7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e7;to;d7][%c_square f8;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;f8,e8;color;#5a9ac0;opacity;0.5;square;e8]} 29. c4 {[%clk 0:24:49.9][%c_effect c4;square;c4;type;Good][%c_arrow d3d4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d3;to;d4]} 29... Ne5+ {[%clk 0:22:41][%c_effect e5;square;e5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f7e5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f7;to;e5][%c_square f7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f7,e5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e5]} 30. Kc3 {[%clk 0:24:20.6][%c_effect c3;square;c3;type;Good][%c_arrow d3d4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d3;to;d4]} 30... Nxc4 {[%clk 0:22:36.5][%c_effect c4;square;c4;type;BestMove][%c_arrow e5c4;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e5;to;c4][%c_square e5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e5,c4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c4]} 31. Rf8+ {[%clk 0:23:29.9][%c_effect f8;square;f8;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f6f8;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f6;to;f8][%c_square f6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f6,f8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f8]} 31... Kd7 {[%clk 0:22:34][%c_effect d7;square;d7;type;Forced][%c_arrow e8d7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e8;to;d7]} 32. R8f7 {[%clk 0:23:24.3][%c_effect f7;square;f7;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f8f7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f8;to;f7][%c_square f8;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f8,f7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f7]} 32... Nxe3 {[%clk 0:22:00.3][%c_effect e3;square;e3;type;Mistake][%c_arrow c4d6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;c4;to;d6][%c_square c4;color;#e6912c;opacity;0.5;square;c4,e3;color;#e6912c;opacity;0.5;square;e3]} 33. Rxe7+ {[%clk 0:23:00.4][%c_effect e7;square;e7;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f7e7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f7;to;e7][%c_square f7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f7,e7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e7]} 33... Kxe7 {[%clk 0:21:55.8][%c_effect e7;square;e7;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d7e7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d7;to;e7][%c_square d7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d7,e7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e7]} 34. Re1 {[%clk 0:22:49.1][%c_effect e1;square;e1;type;BestMove][%c_arrow f1e1;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;f1;to;e1][%c_square f1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;f1,e1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e1]} 34... Kd6 {[%clk 0:21:48.6][%c_effect d6;square;d6;type;BestMove][%c_arrow e7f6;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e7;to;f6][%c_square e7;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e7,d6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d6]} 35. Rxe3 {[%clk 0:22:46.3][%c_effect e3;square;e3;type;BestMove][%c_arrow e1e3;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e1;to;e3][%c_square e1;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e1,e3;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;e3]} 35... Kc5 {[%clk 0:21:30.7][%c_effect c5;square;c5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow d6d5;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;d6;to;d5][%c_square d6;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;d6,c5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;c5]} 36. h5 {[%clk 0:22:42.5][%c_effect h5;square;h5;type;BestMove][%c_arrow e3e7;color;#96be46;opacity;0.95;from;e3;to;e7][%c_square h4;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;h4,h5;color;#9EBA5A;opacity;0.5;square;h5]

Game may have continued...} (36. h5 Kb6 37. Re7 h6 38. Rh7 Kc5 39. Rxh6 Kd5 {+17.0}) 1-0