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Chigorin, Breyer, Zaitsev [C90-99]
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By: kylemeister
Marshall
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Marshall Gambit [C89] & Anti-Marshall [C88]
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In: Re: Returning the pawn
By: Jack Hughes
Archangel
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Archangel & 3...Bc5 [C78 & C64]
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In: Re: 7.d3 in the Moller
By: stockhausen
Open
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Open Variation [C80-C84]
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In: Re: Is the Open Spanish a...
By: Syzygy
Exchange
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Exchange Variation [C68-C69] & Delayed Exchange [C85]
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In: Re: C69 Alapin Gambit - v...
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Berlin
Berlin
Berlin Defence [C65 & C67]
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In: Re: My approach and a fun...
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Schliemann
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Schliemann Gambit/Jaenisch 3...f5 [C63] and Delayed Schliemann [C70]
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By: Jonathan Tait
1. e4 e5 Spanish 1. e4 e5 Spanish
(Ruy Lopez) [C60-99] with GM Victor Mikhalevski
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3...a6, 6...Bc5 setup - a4 vs c3+d4 idea for W?
Hello,
I tried to search for an existing Bc5 topic but failed to find it.
Here's the position after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O b5 6.Bb3 Bc5
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There are 2

Started 11/01/17 at 22:52:14 by ahu_lee
3 3151 Last Post 11/03/17 at 10:17:39
By: IsaVulpes
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ruy lopez
I may play 1... e5 against e4 but online nobody has played the lopez against me.  How often do people under 2200 get to play the lopez

Started 05/02/05 at 18:48:36 by alex (Guest)
1 1755 Last Post 05/04/05 at 20:01:37
By: Bilbo Baggins
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Roy Lopez: 5. Qe2
Hi Chess Pub people. In 2 recent games I faced 5. Qe2 in a Roy Lopez. Both times I was playing against the same person and both times I lost. I was wondering: why isnt this move commonly known? Can yo...

Started 03/10/07 at 21:51:44 by Alien chess
1 1290 Last Post 03/12/07 at 09:12:18
By: Willempie
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Good Book on the Lopez (and Glenn Flear's new book
I have played the Lopez for about a year with overall success and based it mostly on lines I looked up in NCO or something like that. Is there a good book out there that covers the variations AND them...

Started 01/16/04 at 08:51:39 by AmateurDragoneer
8 4661 Last Post 07/05/04 at 07:46:17
By: John Cox (Guest)
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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
7....

Started 07/29/09 at 10:19:11 by Ametanoitos
3 2492 Last Post 07/30/09 at 12:52:58
By: Ametanoitos
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New book on Bc5 Lopez or Berlin?
Is anyone writing or know of someone writing a book on the Bc5 lines in the Lopez (including the Moller, Archangelesk) ot the Berlin (3...Nf6?)

Started 07/14/06 at 21:03:49 by ano
0 854 Last Post 07/14/06 at 21:03:47
By: ano
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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 1785 Last Post 08/15/08 at 20:13:55
By: micawber
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History of the Ruy Lopez and Spanish Opening
How did 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 become known as the Ruy Lopez and Spanish Opening?

Started 05/29/08 at 19:50:50 by Anonymous (Ex Member)
10 4044 Last Post 06/02/08 at 11:44:17
By: Matemax
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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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72 49676 Last Post 02/13/14 at 17:50:44
By: brabo
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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 5975 Last Post 12/19/13 at 03:24:10
By: kylemeister
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Bird's Defense
From looking at the contents of "Secrets of Opening Surprises 12", I see that Glenn Flear looks at the line 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 Nd4 4 Nxd4 exd4 5 0-0/Bc4 h5. Does he conclude that Black can equali...

Started 09/24/10 at 02:51:14 by Anonymous3
8 3817 Last Post 09/27/10 at 14:07:25
By: Markovich
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Poll: Favorite Ruy Lopez Black Repertoire Book?
For this poll, add "Beating the Open Games" coverage of the Ruy Lopez Exchange variation" to your opinion of "A Spanish Repertoire for Black" and disregard Play 1 e4 e5!'s coverage of Non Lopez lines....

Started 08/24/10 at 19:51:00 by Anonymous3
7 7583 Last Post 09/05/10 at 15:05:49
By: realpolitik
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Good book that explains the ideas in the Spanish
Hi there,
I am a 2100 FIDE player and I have decided to switch from the Pirc to playing 1...e5.  I have the book Play 1 e4 e5 by Nigel Daives, which I find to be quite good. However, I would like...

Started 10/05/06 at 18:52:20 by Antillian
8 5040 Last Post 10/07/06 at 11:38:16
By: Antillian
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Ruy Lopez Alapin Variation is good???
Hello! Olivier from mexico
this variant  1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Bb4!? ( The weapon of fantastic Grand master Jhonny Hector ) looks interesting in some variants, for example:
A) 4.0-0 Nge7 5...

Started 03/03/06 at 14:53:23 by badbishop(Guest) (Guest)
0 1588 Last Post 03/03/06 at 14:53:21
By: badbishop(Guest) (Guest)
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studying ideas: Ruy Lopez. Game collections?
Asking for advice:
Any suggestions for games collections which contain plenty of Ruy Lopez?
Have been punting other stuff for years (Glek, Vienna/Bishops), finally decided to do some proper...

Started 06/22/07 at 10:56:58 by Bibs
14 9708 Last Post 01/08/11 at 04:47:56
By: belgian
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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 3445 Last Post 08/13/09 at 12:42:55
By: Mortal Games
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Learning the Ruy Lopez
I've been toying with the idea of playing the Ruy Lopez for some time, and have finally decided to take the plunge. I ordered "Opening According to Anand" Vol. 1/2 and hope that supplementing Watson's...

Started 07/25/08 at 17:28:17 by blueguitar322
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24 10541 Last Post 08/08/08 at 00:36:26
By: blueguitar322
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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 1787 Last Post 02/26/08 at 03:19:23
By: Anonymous - Ex Member
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Question in main line Lopez
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5. 0-0
Here 5. ... Be7 6.Re1 b5 is main line
However it allows versions of the Worall and Center attack where black has commited to Be7. These aren't too...

Started 10/07/04 at 13:19:41 by bob000 (Guest)
1 2208 Last Post 10/23/04 at 18:53:53
By: MNb
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Classical Berlin/Beverwijk Variation
Is this line considered good for black?
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 Bc5
I'd love to play this line if it's good. You just get your pieces out and play! Is there any recent coverage of ...

Started 09/15/16 at 19:34:12 by BobbyDigital80
6 4989 Last Post 12/20/16 at 11:52:36
By: Jobavian
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