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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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In: Re: Spanish, Closed, Zait...
By: Seeley
Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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By: JFugre
Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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By: MicahSmith
Open Variation [C80-C84]
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Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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By: FreeRepublic
Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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Schliemann Gambit/Jaenisch 3...f5 [C63] and Delayed Schliemann [C70]
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By: Pawnpusher
1. e4 e5 Spanish 1. e4 e5 Spanish
(Ruy Lopez) [C60-99] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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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
8 5683 Last Post 07/24/14 at 20:32:51
By: Grunfeldhope
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Worrall/Marshall question
How sound it grabbing the pawn in the Worrall version of the Marshall. I'm considering picking this opening up since the ...d6 lines give white what I believe to be better piece placement than Re1 h3 ...

Started 02/21/08 at 06:50:44 by bob000
3 1909 Last Post 02/26/08 at 03:19:23
By: Anonymous - Ex Member
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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
14 11814 Last Post 11/29/12 at 17:43:00
By: kylemeister
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Worrall Attack Questions
It's finally time to get back to some real serious chess discussion on this forum!
In Mihail Marin's book, A Spanish Repertoire for Black, against the main line of the Worrall Attack he recommend...

Started 08/15/08 at 07:02:50 by Anonymous (Ex Member)
2 1913 Last Post 08/15/08 at 20:13:55
By: micawber
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Worrall Attack
I played the Worral attack for quite a long time because no many players prepare for it, and I won quite a few times. However, is this opening sound, and what is the statistics in this opening? I saw ...

Started 12/21/06 at 13:02:52 by sssthepro
4 2920 Last Post 12/22/06 at 01:12:37
By: sssthepro
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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 2638 Last Post 07/30/09 at 12:52:58
By: Ametanoitos
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Which Ruy Lopez Variant to use as Black ?
Hello all,
I decided to construct a repertoire, including the Ruy Lopez as both black and white.  I have been enjoying the study of IM Greet's outstanding new book, but I'm looking for advice as ...

Started 04/10/07 at 16:57:47 by routermeister
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31 13409 Last Post 05/25/07 at 13:06:54
By: Markovich
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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 2506 Last Post 01/10/09 at 20:00:44
By: Raoh
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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 7983 Last Post 11/06/15 at 19:42:05
By: George Jempty
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What's so funny about Ruy Lopez 5.d3 ?
What's so funny about 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d3 that Andrew Martin's Chessbase DVD ABC of Ruy Lopez is the only place I have seen it mentioned?

Started 04/29/06 at 13:09:22 by Roy Lopez(Guest) (Guest)
2 2295 Last Post 05/17/06 at 14:45:13
By: Keano
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What to play against the the Ruy Lopez as black
I am a very aggressive player and usually play openings where my pieces come out very quickly, for example I play the chigorin against 1.d4, the morra gambit against the sicilian, the milner Berry aga...

Started 07/30/07 at 20:32:59 by megazord
13 5595 Last Post 08/04/07 at 20:40:58
By: Dji
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what to play against the ruy lopez?
having reestablish that i will play and study the open games more, it is therefore logical that i should study a main line against the ruy lopez.  after looking over my options; my main choice is the ...

Started 01/27/08 at 23:38:36 by wcywing
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19 9752 Last Post 02/20/08 at 11:08:04
By: Dragan Glas
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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 4618 Last Post 06/14/11 at 23:04:52
By: Markovich
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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 2206 Last Post 05/22/09 at 12:45:10
By: Girkassa
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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
8 3287 Last Post 11/22/08 at 19:31:29
By: Ender
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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
2 3253 Last Post 02/15/14 at 18:27:22
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Two Black TN's in Spanish Fianchetto
I started playing 3...g6 against the Spanish a couple of years ago and love it.  There's lots of room for experimentation, but at its heart its logical and sound.  After all, the Spanish is all about ...

Started 04/21/03 at 11:19:41 by gjempty
2 3122 Last Post 09/25/03 at 16:31:06
By: John Cox (Guest)
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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 3627 Last Post 08/13/09 at 12:42:55
By: Mortal Games
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The Smyslov Var Deferred:Request for Mikhalevski
The following omission has been bugging me for quite some time now,  and rather than keep hoping that it will be addressed in some future update, I'm just gunna  put it out there. GM Mikhalevski has a...

Started 04/01/18 at 18:47:28 by TopNotch
4 3216 Last Post 05/02/18 at 21:44:04
By: TopNotch
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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
8 11441 Last Post 06/12/12 at 00:53:22
By: dfan
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