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Marshall
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Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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Open Variation [C80-C84]
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Exchange
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Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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Schliemann
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Schliemann Gambit/Jaenisch 3...f5 [C63] and Delayed Schliemann [C70]
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1. e4 e5 Spanish 1. e4 e5 Spanish
(Ruy Lopez) [C60-99] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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10. Na3 in the Siesta as against Timman last year
In the online chessbase I can only find one game with 10. Na3 after the sequence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 d6 5.c3 f5 6.exf5 Bxf5 7.O-O Bd3 8.Re1 Be7 9.Re3 e4, a game where Timman beat IM Poets...

Started 11/03/15 at 21:29:52 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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which line??
Hi all,
I have taken up 1...e5 as black.  2 knights vs Guico and Nf6 vs scotch and early d5 vs King's gambit.  However,
not sold on what to play vs Spanish.  Here is why:
1. Marshall ha...

Started 10/30/15 at 00:36:26 by Zatara
14 7164 Last Post 11/06/15 at 19:42:05
By: George Jempty
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New Ruy Lope book
Looking forward to the new Ruy Lopez book by Bologon! Heard from the grape vine it will cover the Breyer  Smiley

Started 05/18/15 at 20:39:01 by najdorfslayer
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By: Seth_Xoma
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Active Ruy Lopez Repertoire for Black
Does anyone have any suggestions for an active Ruy Lopez repertoire for black? I've looked at a bunch of different lines but can't really decide on one. I want it to be somewhat active, sound, and avo...

Started 01/31/15 at 23:16:02 by BobbyDigital80
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By: CarriedbyGg
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Elementary Tactics
There are some openings where Black can play his third and fourth moves in any order. So there's the very common sequence 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. 0-0. It isn't possible to win a pa...

Started 04/04/15 at 04:43:56 by RdC
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By: TN
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Dreev: Cozio Defence
I got this ebook from Chess-Stars. It looks pretty nice! Unfortunately Dreev seems to misunderstand the concept of "Quick repertoire" - it never goes beyond move 5 or 6... I was hoping to have somethi...

Started 07/07/14 at 22:11:59 by gwnn
10 12428 Last Post 02/12/15 at 14:16:41
By: PANFR
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Most instrutive Ruy Lopez games
I recently upgraded my subscription acount to include e4 e5 section and I was wondering if anynone can recommend specific instruktive games to look at?
I already have a White repertour based in C...

Started 07/29/13 at 14:52:27 by bragesjo
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Can't Decide Which Line To Play As Black!
There are several lines against the Ruy Lopez that I like to play, but I can't decide on one! The lines I'm interested in are the Berlin, Breyer, Archangel, and Graf. Does anyone else here play any of...

Started 11/17/13 at 09:47:44 by BobbyDigital80
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By: bragesjo
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Zukertort/Anderssen - Cozio Defense in YAMIE Chess
TEASER: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nge7 4. c3 d6 5. d4 Bd7 6. O-O Ng6 7. Ng5 h6 8. Nxf7 Kf7 9. Bc4 Ke7 10. Qh5 Qe8 11. Qg5 hxg5 12. Bg5#
I never thought the Cozio could be so powerful, and then r...

Started 07/24/14 at 13:31:13 by Grunfeldhope
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By: Grunfeldhope
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Vinogradov Variation
I didn't see this posted anywhere even after a search on the forums. Any resources on this variation?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Qe7
Thanks in advance.

Started 02/15/14 at 03:45:08 by Seraph
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By: PANFR
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Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez
Everyman has announced Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez. I'm surprised they would do a Dangerous Weapons book on the Ruy Lopez after already doing one of 1. e4 e5 which covered some Ruy Lopez options....

Started 10/21/11 at 16:27:35 by Anonymous3
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By: brabo
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1...e5 and Ruy Lopez expert
Hello dear chess lovers. I am looking for a role player/specialist on 1...e5. I know many players play 1...e5 .....in lets say top 100 but is there any real specialist who has played 1...e5 almost exc...

Started 11/11/13 at 01:38:28 by Bogojump
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By: BladezII
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Cozio Defence
In my database it appears as if many white players have not prepared against the Cozio Defence very well. Most play either c3 before 0-0 or 0-0 before c3 but many also play d4 directly before c3 or ev...

Started 05/22/10 at 12:54:22 by JhF
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By: Anders
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Strange Omission from Play 1 e4 e5!
In the June 2004 1 e4 e5 update, http://www.chesspublishing.com/content/1/jun04.htm, Nigel Davies states that after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Qe2 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0 9.Rd1 Na5 ...

Started 11/24/13 at 22:02:23 by Anonymous3
8 5920 Last Post 12/19/13 at 03:24:10
By: kylemeister
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New to the Spanish
I've played the Italian for my entire chess life.  Always meeting 2. ... Nc6 with Bc4.  But I've come to realize that it isn't doing the job for me.  So as I lay awake in bed last night, tossing and t...

Started 06/09/13 at 00:37:51 by chidori251
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By: ReneDescartes
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July 2013 Update?
It seems as though the July 2013 update for e4-e5 is announced, but not published.  Is a fix in the works?

Started 07/16/13 at 23:33:19 by poisonpawn
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By: poisonpawn
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4. Qe2!? vs. the 3...d6 Steinitz Defense
Today when faced with the Steinitz Defense 3...d6, despite knowing of course that 4. d4 is what is called for, I am never especially happy (or unhappy for that matter) with the position that I get as ...

Started 02/21/13 at 04:29:07 by George Jempty
7 4664 Last Post 05/26/13 at 19:26:35
By: George Jempty
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Seeking scholastic/club Black system
I think that a reasonable line of play against the Spanish, recommendable to club and scholastic players anyway, is 3...Bc5.  If 4.c3 then f5 and I think that even in the lines that lead to White's ad...

Started 05/05/13 at 22:01:48 by Markovich
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By: MNb
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Fianchetto Defence (3..g6) in the Ruy Lopez
Andrew Greet gives in his very interesting spanish book on page 35 the line "10..Qxa1? 11.Qxh8 Kf8 12.Ng5 is obviously no good for black"
But after 12...Ba6 13.Nxh7+ Ke7 14.Qe5+ Kd8 it looks like...

Started 05/13/08 at 20:40:10 by FM Dikkie
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By: BabySnake
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Need good references for Ruy
I’m astonished by the immense volumes of information for the black side of all the Ruy variations.  I am interested in some good solid systems/lines for white.  I would assume that with all that work ...

Started 11/11/12 at 15:33:19 by Zatarra
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