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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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By: Jack Hughes
Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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Open Variation [C80-C84]
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Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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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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Worrall Variation of Ruy Lopez
I am trying to find out some info on Worrall lines with white playing d4.  Andrew Greet's book is wonderful but it opts for d3 as it's repertoire choice in many lines.  Any advice?

Started 06/03/09 at 19:34:28 by Philipov
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By: kylemeister
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1.e4 e5 - An active Repertoire for Black
There is a new DVD by Adrian Mikhalchishin with a complete repertoire in the Open Games, video running time: 6 hrs. 48 min.
For young and developing players a very important piece of advice is...

[b]The Two Knights

Started 07/06/12 at 00:46:16 by Mortal Games
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By: ghenghisclown
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C60 Ruy Lopez, Bulgarian var., original analysis
Hi, guys!
I would like to present you the original analyses of the so-called Bulgarian variation in the Ruy Lopez, made in 1990-1992 by the late Dr. Georgi Popov (an ICCF GM, 1934-2008) - the bes...

Started 07/25/12 at 09:33:04 by Vass
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By: Stefan Buecker
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Ruy Lopez Center Attack
The following game really impressed me. The line white played is called the center attack, I think. Anyway, I always thought it was a duffers line, but look at the practical problems it gives a GM  in...

Started 07/12/12 at 06:46:49 by Reverse
10 4791 Last Post 07/13/12 at 14:17:52
By: kylemeister
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The Ruy Lopez: Move by Move
Everymanchess is going to publish a book on the Ruy Lopez:
What do you think about this book?

Started 09/05/11 at 18:47:58 by Pionist
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By: dfan
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Guides for white against the offbeat 3...Qf6?!
Hi all!
It occured to me as the first player in a correspondence game of mine:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Qf6  Cheesy
Well, not too much written about it. White has three distinctive ways to fight agains...

Started 05/28/12 at 10:23:31 by Vass
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By: Vass
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Books for Non-Mainline Spanish for Black
What are some repertoire books for Black on the Spanish non-main lines, i.e., any of these lines:

Started 04/08/12 at 23:14:00 by Gilchrist is a legend
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Caruana's 5...d5 in the Spanish Fianchetto
Much to my delight I've found 5 or so games of Caruana's in using the line with 5...d5 in the Spanish Fianchetto featured in the PGN I am attaching where I handily beat somebody rated 100...

Started 03/13/12 at 01:44:51 by George Jempty
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By: George Jempty
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Poll: Slay the Spanish!
Everyman has announced a new book
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Slay the Spanish!
by Timothy Taylor
~192 pages, $25 / €19
forthcoming august2010
Probably another black repertoire book ?!<br...

Started 08/05/09 at 13:22:33 by tracke
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By: BabySnake
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Good Ruy-repetoire book?
Im looking for a good (as comprehensive as possible) repertoire book for 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5.   
Im having trouble finding some advantage in some correspondance games and really want to exhau...

Started 01/29/12 at 22:01:24 by Zatarra
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By: belgian
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Sideline in Bird question
Hi, I would like to ask if somobody knows books, articles etc. analysing  in details 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4 4.Nxd4 exd4 5.0-0 h5!?

Started 09/21/11 at 11:44:09 by Dzambus
5 2841 Last Post 11/20/11 at 12:22:13
By: tp2205
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Russian Defence
The Russian Defence (C79) is 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 d6!?. It is currently quite out of fashion, but is it bad? I don't think so. It leads to interesting and complicated positions. ...

Started 09/28/11 at 09:36:23 by NeverGiveUp
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By: NeverGiveUp
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Modern Steinitz Understanding
In the modern Steinit of the Ruy Lopez, a variation american GM Hess has been playing his whole career successfully, I don't quite understand why 3..a6 is played and then 4..d6; why not just play 3..d...

Started 10/06/10 at 17:24:57 by Reverse
13 9781 Last Post 08/19/11 at 08:16:57
By: NeverGiveUp
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Best Resources on the 3...g6 Fianchetto variation
What are my best resources, online or in print, for the 3...g6 fianchetto line against the Spanish.  In particular I have a correspondence game that has gone "old school" 4. d4 exd4  5. Bg5 f6  6. Bh4...

Started 07/16/11 at 16:14:50 by George Jempty
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By: kylemeister
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Ruy Lopez - Bird's Defence
I dare to make a challenging statement:
Bird's Defence (3...Nd4!) allows Black to equalize!
So, I am interested: What is your try to create an advantage against the Bird?!

Started 06/15/05 at 04:48:18 by IM Christoph Wisnewski
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By: Michael Ayton
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Poll: Poll: Favorite Ruy Lopez variation for black
Wanted to know what is the most popular variation in Ruy Lopez

Started 01/19/08 at 14:57:50 by saubhikr
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By: NeverGiveUp
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What Spanish variation ?
Hi ,
This is Thork . I want to know your opinion about what is the best option from black´s point of view to face the Spanish for a 1450 elo rating level kid .
Thanks for your help !

Started 06/13/11 at 23:01:40 by THORK
8 4261 Last Post 06/14/11 at 23:04:52
By: Markovich
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Post here only about the Spanish.
If anyone starts a thread in this section that concerns anything other than the Spanish, something that happens with strange regularity, I will summarily delete it.  I will also delete discussions tha...

Started 03/18/11 at 20:31:49 by Markovich
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By: Pingudon
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The Modern Steinitz -- what's wrong with it?
I’ve noticed there’s been a bit of interest on the Forum recently (from Bibs and others) in the Modern Steinitz, so I thought I’d open a couple of new threads on it. This one is intended to be general...

Started 03/12/08 at 00:30:08 by Michael Ayton
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By: BabySnake
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The Ruy Lopez Revisited - Sokolov
Out now
In a way you could see this as an update of Glenn Flear's Offbeat Spanish as except for the Berlin Wall almost the same variations are co...

Started 11/19/09 at 11:05:48 by Schaakhamster
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