[3] In 1559, while living in Zafra, López was called to Rome by Pope Pius IV on ecclesiastical business. Some of these games are aggressive and tactical while others have slow natural build ups. One such game was recorded by Polerio, and was played during the contests between Italians and Spaniards before King Phillip II: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Qe7 5.b4 Bb6 6.a4 a6 7.Ba3 d6 8.Qe2 Bg4 9.d3 Nf6 10.Nbd2[14]. The variation 5.d4 (ECO C77), named after George Henry Mackenzie who employed it on a regular basis, is an old line which, according to modern theory, does not promise White any advantage, though is adopted as an alternative to the main variation 5.0-0. However, Black can also play 8...d5 for the Marshall Attack. Today at 2:42 AM. Zafra’s shops, bars and restaurants can be found in the surrounding streets. The Marshall Attack is a very sharp opening system in which a great amount of theoretical knowledge is vital, and many White players, including Garry Kasparov, avoid it by playing one of the anti-Marshall systems, 8.d4, 8.a4 or 8.h3 instead of 8.c3. Yet to try and refute Black’s play, White may need to part with it in the first few moves. The main line continues 10.d4 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 Bb7 12.Bc2 Re8 13.Nf1 Bf8. [35] The most common counterclaim is that Marshall had used a similar approach in 1917 against Walter Frere. Black will try to counter this knight manoeuver by expanding on the queenside, taking action in the centre, or putting pressure on e4. Casa Ruy Lopez is located in the center of Zafra and next to its main square. According to J.H. [2][7], López' reputation suffered from the writings of the Modenese Masters. Rxe5 Nf6 12. d4 Bd6 13. ?, a move suggested by his trainer, Igor Zaitsev. This may transpose into the Anti-Berlin above if White continues with 5.d3, or in the case of 4...bxc6, to the main line with 5.0-0 Nxe4 or 5.d4 Nxe4, but White has other continuations to 4...bxc6, such as 5.Nc3, and Black has other replies to both 5.0-0 and 5.d4. Nf3Nc6 3. Nf3 Nc6 3. The last significant use of the Russian Defence was in the 1950s when it was played by some Russian masters. The pin temporarily prevents White from playing d2–d4. During his stay in Rome, López played chess with the locals. The main line begins with 9.exd5 Nxd5 (9...e4? The Chigorin is divided into four ECO classifications. The flexible 5.0-0 is sometimes called the Barendregt Variation, but it was Fischer who developed it into a serious weapon in the 1960s. 9.Nxc6 Bxh2+! The main lines of the Closed Ruy Lopez continue 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0. H.J.R Murray argues, however, that the Masters' criticism of López is unfair and likely stems from his play's resemblance to Philidor's, who was their school's great rival.[2]. Marshall Counterattack: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 0-0 8.c3 d5, Unleash the Bull: 1...e5 - a full repertoire for Black, Lifetime Repertoires: Jan Gustafsson's 1. e4 e5, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ruy_Lopez&oldid=999043086, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with failed verification from November 2012, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2013, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 4...Nf6 5.Nc3 (Ruy Lopez Four Knights Variation), 4...Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bb7 (Arkhangelsk Defence), 4...Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bc5 (Modern Arkhangelsk Defence), 6.Bxc6 (Delayed Exchange Variation Deferred), 9.d4 Bg4 10.a4 (Yates Variation, Short Attack), 3...b6? This famous opening enjoys a long and distinguished history and is still widely regarded as White's strongest choice after 1 e4 e5. Play normally continues 6...b5 7.Bb3 followed by 7...0-0 8.c3 and 8...d5 or 8...d6. Alternatives to the Closed Defence described in this section are: In the Exchange Variation, 4.Bxc6, (ECO C68–C69) White damages Black's pawn structure, giving him a ready-made long-term plan of playing d4 ...exd4 Qxd4, followed by exchanging all the pieces and winning the pure pawn ending. Black generally plays 14...g6 to stop White's knight from going to f5. Each room at Casa Ruy Lopez has attractive traditional décor. White must take some care not to fall into the Noah's Ark Trap, in which Black traps White's king bishop on the b3-square with a ...a6, ...b5, and ...c4 pawn advance on the queenside. In the Classical World Chess Championship 2004, challenger Peter Leko used the Marshall to win an important game against World Champion Vladimir Kramnik. Lopez E Ruy is listed as a Vice President with Cdl Kitchens Inc in Florida. [3] In modern practice, however, White does not always exchange bishop for knight on c6, preferring the retreat 4.Ba4 if chased by 3...a6. We use cookies on this site to enhance the experience. Bb3O-O 8. a4Bb7 9. d3d6 10. The address on file for this person is 1704 4th Ave N Apt 303, Lake Worth, FL 33460 in Palm Beach County. @cecilehaussernot Which team are you on, 1.e4 or 1.d4? [40] White plays 9.d3 intending to later advance to d4 under favourable circumstances. ♟ Chess Club Live. The more common continuation, 10.d4, is ECO C95. An alternative for White is the fork trick 4.Nxe5. López' final chapters are devoted to odds chess, again taking the time to criticize Damiano's approaches to these games. This can be considered the main line of the opening as a whole and thousands of top-level games have reached this position. The Graz Defence, 3...a6 4.Ba4 b5 5.Bb3 Bc5, was analysed by Alois Fink (b. Today however, it has purely practical value, as White has found numerous ways to an opening advantage by quickly opening lines in the center, where Black's developmental lag seems to be a significant factor. Open Variation, l'Hermet Variation after 8...Kxd8, Morphy Defence: alternatives to Closed Defence, Steinitz Defence Deferred: 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 d6, Arkhangelsk Defence: 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bb7, Modern Arkhangelsk Defence: 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bc5, Closed Defence 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7: alternatives to Main line, Delayed Exchange Variation Deferred: 6.Bxc6, Main line: 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0, Yates Variation and Bogoljubow Variation: 9.d4, Morphy played 3...a6 in the second (a draw) and fourth (a win for Morphy) games of his 1858 match with, List of chess openings named after people, "Lasker vs. Capablanca, St. Petersburg (1914)", "Adhiban vs. Nakamura, FIDE World Cup (2013)", "Fischer vs. Portisch, 17th Chess Olympiad (1966)", "Fischer vs. Gligoric, 17th Chess Olympiad (1966)", "Anatoly Karpov vs. Viktor Korchnoi, Candidates Final, 1974", "Johann Jacob Loewenthal vs. Paul Morphy (1859)", "Vachier Lagrave vs. Caruana, Candidates Tournament (2020)", "Grischuk vs. Caruana, Candidates Tournament (2020)", "Introduction - Peter Svidler chess video", "Robert James Fischer vs. Petar Trifunovic (1961)", "Jose Raul Capablanca vs. Edward Lasker (1915)", "Vasily Smyslov vs. Samuel Reshevsky, USSR–USA Radio Match, 1945", "Morovic-Fernandez vs. Yusupov, Tunis Interzonal, 1985", "Ljubojevic vs. Yusupov, Tilburg Interpolis, 1987", "Short vs. Yusupov, Belgrade Investbank, 1989", "Keres vs. Euwe, FIDE World Championship tournament, 1948", "Keres vs. Reshevsky, FIDE World Championship tournament, 1948", "Anatoly Karpov vs. Viktor Korchnoi, World Chess Championship, 1978", "Garry Kasparov vs. Viswanathan Anand, World Chess Championship, 1995", "Nigel Short vs. Anatoly Karpov, Candidates Semifinal, game 6 (1992)", "Nigel Short vs. Anatoly Karpov, Candidates Semifinal, game 8 (1992)", "CHESSGAMES.COM * Chess game search engine", "Viswanathan Anand vs. Michael Adams (2013)", "Introduction to the 6.d3 Spanish - Peter Svidler chess video", "Vladimir Kramnik vs. Peter Leko, World Chess Championship, 2004", "Teichmann vs Schlechter, Karlsbad (1911)", "Jose Raul Capablanca vs. Efim Bogoljubow (1922)", "Kasparov vs. Instead he concluded lines with comments such as how black must lose his queen[12], or that white has a very good game.[13]. . After 4...dxc6, the obvious 5.Nxe5? [26] If Black takes the knight with 11...Qxg5 White regains the material with 12.Qf3. Artur Yusupov is one of the few grandmasters who has adopted the Dilworth repeatedly.[21][22][23]. C75's main continuation is 5...Bd7 6.d4 Nge7, the Rubinstein Variation. ", After 5.Nc3, Black usually plays 5...f6 to defend the e-pawn. Although the favourite of the first world champion Wilhelm Steinitz, and often played by world champions and expert defensive players Emanuel Lasker, José Capablanca, and occasionally by Vasily Smyslov, it largely fell into disuse after World War I, as its inherent passivity spurred a search for more active means of defending the Spanish. An old continuation is 11...f5, when after 12.Nb3 Bb6 13.Nfd4 Nxd4 14.Nxd4 Bxd4 White can gain some advantage with Bogoljubov's 15.Qxd4. The variation was the choice of many top level players as White has had trouble proving an advantage against it. This defence has been known since the 1880s and was reintroduced in 1901 by Carl Schlechter. [8], Since then, better defences for Black have been developed, and this line is considered to slightly favour Black. Deep Blue, Man vs. Machine, New York (1997)", "Chessgames.com: Chess Games Database & Community", "Garry Kasparov vs. Vladimir Kramnik, World Chess Championship 2000, game 1", "Garry Kasparov vs. Vladimir Kramnik, World Chess Championship 2000, game 3", "Garry Kasparov vs. Vladimir Kramnik, World Chess Championship 2000, game 9", "Garry Kasparov vs. Vladimir Kramnik, World Chess Championship 2000, game 13", Opening Report. In his analysis, and especially in the games in his second book, we may trace the genesis of that theory of Pawn-play which Philidor reduced to a system two centuries later." 1910) in Österreichische Schachzeitung in 1956 and in Wiener Schach Nachrichten in 1979, although it did not become popular until the 1990s. The classical line starts with 9.c3 when Black may choose 9...Be7 (the main line) or the aggressive 9...Bc5. In this book, the companion volume to his acclaimed bestseller Bologan s Black Weapons in the Open Games, Victor Bologan presents a cutting-edge repertoire for Black based on the favourite lines of Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian. rip. The Schliemann Defence Deferred, 3...a6 4.Ba4 f5, is rarely seen, with practically its only top-level appearance being in the 1974 Candidates Final, when Viktor Korchnoi adopted it versus Anatoly Karpov. The Modern Steinitz Defense (3...a6 4.Ba4 d6) offers Black a freer position and is more popular. Although later named for German lawyer Adolf Karl Wilhelm Schliemann (1817–1872), the line Schliemann actually played in the 1860s was a gambit variation of the Cordel Defence (3...Bc5 4.c3 f5). A very beautiful game played between Efim Korchmar and Evsey Poliak in the Ukrainian Chess Championship of 1937. You can help Wikipedia by adding to it . Digirida al muy Illustre Señor Don Garcia de Toledo, ayo y mayordomo del serenissimo principe Don Carlos nuestro Señor., was published in 1561. Post by iliachess20 » Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:14 pm. Other Black moves in this position are 11...Bb7 and 11...Nd7; the latter was adopted by Keres a few times in the 1960s. López and Ceron played before King Phillip II of Spain, impressing him enough for López to earn a benefice and a golden chain displaying a rook. He may deserve the title of world champion, but that title did not exist until the late nineteenth century." Ruy López was born in Zafra near Badajoz, probably of Converso Jewish descent, and he studied and lived in Salamanca. He admits that they might nevertheless be more instructive, since López gives a larger number of variations. ?, is a sharp line in which Black plays for a kingside attack, frequently sacrificing one or two pawns. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Background Checks. Black can exploit the weak squares on the queenside via 16...c4. This approach ultimately fell out of favour, as had the old form of the Steinitz, due to its passivity, and the entire variation became rare. One of those players was Il Puttino, an epithet for a young Leonardo di Bona. LodView is a powerful RDF viewer, IRI dereferencer and opensource SPARQL navigator Zafra’s shops, bars and restaurants can be found in the surrounding streets. [5] The move became popular after it was played by Paul Morphy, however, and it is named for him. It has a restaurant, free WiFi and a terrace. The Ruy Lopez Main Lines, arise (with a few exceptions for move order and such) after 1 e4 e5 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 Nf6 5 0-0. . Please flip the board to black side for the better view. White's most important continuations after 4...Bc5 are 5.0-0, 5.Bxc6, and 5.c3. Black, by way of compensation, possesses the bishop pair and has no positional weaknesses, so it is difficult for White to exploit the structural superiority without opening the game for Black's bishops; all four of the games in the Kasparov–Kramnik match in which this line was employed ended in draws. With 9...Na5 Black chases the white bishop from the a2–g8 diagonal and frees the c-pawn for queenside expansion. White usually plays 9.h3 instead of 9.d4 (the Yates Variation) because after 9.d4 Bg4 (the Bogoljubow Variation), the pin of the white king knight is troublesome. The Ruy Lopez is a popular chess opening that leads to interesting and complex games. She was ph... enomenal as Beth Harmon in the @netflix series The Queen’s Gambit. 4.Nc3 and 4.d3 are the two most common moves and Black needs to do plenty of homework. The game usually continues 9...Be7 10.Rd1 followed by 10...Nc5 or 10...0-0. 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