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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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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 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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6.d4 in the spanish
Recently I was going over The life and games of Mikhail Tal. I noticed a game in the Ruy Lopez which caught my eye. Usually I would check for a search of the games played in this line but...

Started 07/28/09 at 15:14:32 by Jormechea
5 3576 Last Post 11/02/09 at 17:53:15
By: TopNotch
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New Ruy Book for Black
Fighting the Ruy Lopez
Milos Pavlovic
The Ruy Lopez is incredibly common at all levels of chess, and everyone who plays 1 e4 e5 as Black needs to have a reliable antidote to this powerful o...

Started 01/29/09 at 14:13:14 by rossia
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28 14464 Last Post 10/30/09 at 19:57:24
By: Ptero
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Exchange and Archangel/Moller
Hi all,
I am wondering 2 things:
1. What is "best' vs the exchange Ruy Lopez?  I am thinking either Qf6 or Bd6!?!?
2. Archangel/moller stuff.  I have the archangel book ny Panczyk and E...

Started 10/20/09 at 20:13:38 by Zatara
7 4267 Last Post 10/25/09 at 09:12:58
By: lg
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Best Lopez Defense for an 1800 adult?
I need help picking a Lopez defense to last me the rest of my chess days.  I am a 35 year old 1800 who has been playing about 5 years.  I have only an average memory, but some time for study and aspir...

Started 07/02/09 at 04:25:44 by Eclectico
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By: Eclectico
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The two new Ruy Lopez books
I'm looking at new books and I'm wondering if I should get either Attacking the Spanish or Fighting the Ruy Lopez.  Do I need both?  Do these two books have a lot of overlap in the suggested repertoir...

Started 08/09/09 at 02:04:51 by BlkSabb
6 3884 Last Post 08/13/09 at 12:42:55
By: Mortal Games
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Worral a la Gajewski!
I had an idea which i haven't checked thouroughly which is to play a la Gajewski!
After 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.Qe2
(or 5.O-O 6.Bb3 Be7 6.Qe2 b5 7.Ba4 O-O 8.c3)
5...b5 6.Bb3 Be7 7.O-O

Started 07/29/09 at 10:19:11 by Ametanoitos
3 2812 Last Post 07/30/09 at 12:52:58
By: Ametanoitos
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Please help me pick a new ruy lopez defense
I've been playing chess for 5 years now, and i'm trying to achive my CM title. I played 1...e5 for the last year and really enjoyed it. When i get bored by chess i usually start to look at a new openi...

Started 07/18/09 at 23:33:17 by Raoh
5 2736 Last Post 07/19/09 at 10:42:56
By: CraigEvans
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Sokolov: Ruy Lopez Revisited
New in chess has announced a new opening book (according to
The Ruy Lopez Revisited: Offbeat Weapons and Unexplored Resources
by Ivan Sokolov
~240 pages, ~€23, forthcoming (decemb...

Started 05/19/09 at 14:58:54 by tracke
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17 10725 Last Post 06/20/09 at 21:21:12
By: ghenghisclown
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ABC of the Ruy Lopez 2nd Edition
I have the 1st edition of this DVD, not sure if it's going to be worth me getting the 2nd edition, so I'm touting for feedback.

Started 06/04/09 at 17:52:28 by JEH
7 5226 Last Post 06/15/09 at 20:58:43
By: tracke
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Learning the Ruy Lopez
I have decided to learn the Ruy Lopez as white. I have got opening according to Annand vols 1+2. However I don't know where to start, should I start with the Chigorin or sharper variations like the ma...

Started 05/31/09 at 08:50:14 by Watsonfox
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By: Markovich
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New Spanish mainline repertoire book for White
Well friends, I'm sorry to disappoint, but there isn't one.  
I bring this up because I think there is a big gap in chess openings literature right now that some enterprising house, such as Quali...

Started 04/24/09 at 12:45:11 by Markovich
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By: neuronet
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What is this Ruy Lopez?
I saw this game at Chessdom ( with the following comment: "GM Wesley So, playing White against GM Elshan Moradiabadi on boar...

Started 05/22/09 at 02:24:01 by GabrielGale
4 2392 Last Post 05/22/09 at 12:45:10
By: Girkassa
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Old Steinitz - just passive or lost?
I consulted from White's point of view my books (OATA, Modern Chess, NCO) and the chesspub guide about the line:
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 d6 (Old Steinitz Defence)
Every line in these sources ends wi...

Started 04/10/09 at 10:18:25 by Matemax
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By: Matemax
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A Comparison Chart For Ruy Lopez?
From what I understand, like the Sicilian, the Ruy Lopez has "something to suit everyone's taste".
As someone who doesn't play e-pawn openings, but would like to find a similar ty...

Started 01/29/09 at 20:49:33 by Dragan Glas
11 4758 Last Post 02/07/09 at 03:56:24
By: LeeRoth
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attacking the Ruy
Hi all,
Thanks for reading.
1. what is the reputation of the Archangel in the Ruy?  It isn't nearly played as much as say the Marshall.  Is there a line that makes it no good or is it just ...

Started 02/04/09 at 03:06:04 by Zatara
1 2100 Last Post 02/04/09 at 06:41:50
By: TN
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the Bird
Hi all,
I am wondering what people think of 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nd4???  Is it playable? Up to what level?

Started 01/21/09 at 23:30:45 by Zatara
4 2356 Last Post 01/26/09 at 10:53:27
By: realpolitik
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A 2200 player beat Andrew Greet based using Worral
Andrew Greet wrote a nice book on Spanish using Worral Attack. Last week a 2200 player (white) beat him using this variation. Does anybody have the game ?

Started 12/31/08 at 03:06:40 by saubhikr
11 5118 Last Post 01/11/09 at 18:23:09
By: Roger Williamson
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Which Ruy lopez line is the most popular nowdays?
Hi! I've been wondering... Which ruy lopez line is the most popular right now? I think the marshall and anti-marshall system are extremly popular right now, but which takes the second place? The Zaits...

Started 01/10/09 at 11:40:28 by Raoh
5 2724 Last Post 01/10/09 at 20:00:44
By: Raoh
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Mihael Marin's Spanish
Hi everyone.
I was in a dillema which book to buy about the spanish, since i thought it would be about time to start playing the ruy lopez as black.
I didn't know if to buy Marin's book abo...

Started 12/16/08 at 11:18:37 by Raoh
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22 9143 Last Post 12/20/08 at 13:39:19
By: Antillian
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vs Ruy
Hi all,
What Ruy do people recommend for an attacking player?  What do people think of the Archangel, Scheleman, the open and the Zaitsev?  Or do people have another recommendation?  I hear the m...

Started 11/18/08 at 21:26:11 by Zatara
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By: Ender
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