RUY LOPEZ

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1976 2014 1996 to 2007
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  1. Opening (2)
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    Rocking the Ruy Lopez - EMPIRE CHESS
    Why is the Ruy Lopez the most popular chess opening ever played? Why do World Chess Champions love to play the Ruy Lopez? Why do chess trainers frequently recommend their students to play the Ruy Lopez? Because there does not exist a more versatile and dynamic chess opening (for both sides!).
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    Rocking the Ruy Lopez - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Battle with the Berlin Defense - EMPIRE CHESS
    This chess DVD is an in-depth analysis of the Berlin Wall opening. It starts with some side variations and moves chapter by chapter towards the main position of the opening – the Berlin Endgame. While working on this DVD, my intention was not only to provide the listeners with detailed variations, but also to help them achieve deeper positional comprehension about how to play this unique type of opening struggle.
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    Battle with the Berlin Defense - EMPIRE CHESS

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    Secrets of the Janisch Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    The Janisch Gambit is an exceptionally effective surprise weapon for black against the Ruy Lopez. Also known as the Schliemann Defense, black kicks off the game by immediately offering a pawn sacrifice on move 3 with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5!? – resembling a reversed Vienna Gambit or King’s Gambit in that black is rapidly introducing extra firepower with the f-pawn to attack white’s center.
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    Secrets of the Janisch Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

    Catalog Code: DVD0015EP
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    Starting Out - Ruy Lopez
    Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the Ruy Lopez.

    The Ruy Lopez is one of the most famous of all chess openings. It has a long and distinguished history and has been played by virtually all of the strongest Grandmasters: Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand - the list goes on!
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    Starting Out - Ruy Lopez

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    SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Ruy Lopez
    Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the Ruy Lopez.

    The Ruy Lopez is one of the most famous of all chess openings. It has a long and distinguished history and has been played by virtually all of the strongest Grandmasters: Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov, Kramnik, Anand - the list goes on!
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    SHOPWORN - Starting Out - Ruy Lopez

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    Play the Ruy Lopez
    A Complete Repertoire in a Famous Opening
    The Ruy Lopez is an incredibly popular opening at all levels of chess; this is perhaps unsurprising given that it's recognized by most experts as White's greatest chance of obtaining a lasting advantage after the moves 1. e4 e5. Also known as the Spanish Opening, the Lopez is steeped in rich tradition, having provided the battleground for countless clashes between World Champions of past and present: Kasparov, Fischer, Karpov, Topalov, Kramnik, Anand - the list is endless!
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    Play the Ruy Lopez

    A Complete Repertoire in a Famous Opening
    Catalog Code: B0066EM
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    Fighting The Ruy Lopez
    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 opening. In this book, Milos Pavlovic provides the answer, devising a sound and yet ambitious repertoire for Black, the basis of which is provided by the legendary and ever-popular Marshall Attack.
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    Fighting The Ruy Lopez

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    Ruy Lopez Revisited
    Offbeat Weapons & Unexplored Resources
    The Ruy Lopez (or Spanish Opening) is one of the oldest and most important chess openings, popular with amateurs as well as professional players. Grandmaster Ivan Sokolov presents bold, but very playable, off-beat weapons for Black, as well as dynamic new ideas and refutations in many main-line variations, for both Black and White. An accessible and inspirational book book by world-famous Ivan Sokolov who, in his rich career, has beaten world champions Kasparov, Kramnik and Anand. Much useful material for aspiring club players, said British Chess Magazine about Sokolov's previous book - 'Winning 132,'.
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    Ruy Lopez Revisited

    Offbeat Weapons & Unexplored Resources
    Catalog Code: B0084NIC

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    Understanding The Marshall Attack
    A Layman's Guide to the Supergrandmasters' Favourite Gambit
    The Marshall Attack is a chess opening like no other. Rather than subjecting himself to the 'Spanish torture' so typical in the Ruy Lopez, Black simply gives away a centre pawn. But in return, he gets long-term attacking chances and activity that can persist well into the endgame.
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    Understanding The Marshall Attack

    A Layman's Guide to the Supergrandmasters' Favourite Gambit
    Catalog Code: B0160GB
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    Slay the Spanish
    Weapons Against the Ruy Lopez
    Former US Open Champion Timothy Taylor presents weapons for Black against the hugely popular Spanish Opening, with a repertoire based on the Modern Steinitz Defence. This has justifiably earned a reputation as an important alternative to the main lines, and it's easy to see its appeal. The Modern Steinitz can lead to razor-sharp positions, such as in the Siesta Variation, where one slip by either player could prove to be fatal. But a major attraction of the Modern Steinitz is its flexibility, and Black can also choose to play in a more positional manner.
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    Slay the Spanish

    Weapons Against the Ruy Lopez
    Catalog Code: B0323EM

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    Spanish Gambits - UPDATED
    Updated in 2011 with New, Improved Lines of Play
    The Spanish Chess Opening, also known as the Ruy Lopez, named a Spanish clergyman who made it popular, is one of the oldest and most heavily analyzed of openings, with many variations having been analyzed up to move 20. Yet, there are still new things being discovered about it. This book covers early attempts by either side to wrest the initiative from the other by means of an early pawn sacrifice.
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    Spanish Gambits - UPDATED

    Updated in 2011 with New, Improved Lines of Play
    Catalog Code: B0084IS
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    The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move
    This is a new series which provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practicing of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn.
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    The Ruy Lopez - Move by Move

    Catalog Code: B0334EM
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    The Berlin Defence
    A thorough examination of the popular Berlin Defence (1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 Nf6).
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    The Berlin Defence

    Catalog Code: B0084EU
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    How to Play the the Dilworth Attack
    In this, the first ever monograph devoted to the line, noted author Eric Schiller explains all of the critical ideas in the opening and endgame, and provides many examples of each from tournament play.
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    How to Play the the Dilworth Attack

    Catalog Code: B0135IS
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    Schliemann's Defense
    The Schliemann Defense is one of the most difficult and dangerous defenses in chess that Black has available. It starts with 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 !!!!

    This is not considered a Gambit because it would be useless for White to take the pawn with 4. exf5. Passive Defense is likely to give White a bad game. So, White must counter with 4. Nc3.

    There are now two main branches. This book was previously published as a two volume work. However, most players of the Schliemann prefer the second and more risky line, so the two volumes have been combined into one book here.

    This is an update with the latest new games and analysis on the two main branches of the Schliemann Defense. These branches arise after the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. Nc3 fxe4 5. Nxe4. The more conservative move favored by most strong players was 5. …. Nf6. The more dangerous and risky line is 5. …. d5, allowing 6. Nxe5 dxe4 7. Nxc6 Qg5. This was thought to have been refuted but now grandmasters and others have proven that it is perfectly playable.
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    Schliemann's Defense

    Catalog Code: B0197IS
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    Grandmaster Repertoire 13 - The Open Spanish
    Tired of Bad Positions? Try the Main Lines!
    Grandmaster Repertoire 13 – The Open Spanish provides a complete repertoire for Black after 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6, based on the Open Variation which occurs after 5.0–0 Nxe4. Black’s system is built on the principles of fast and active development, and fighting for the initiative whenever the opportunity arises.
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    Grandmaster Repertoire 13 - The Open Spanish

    Tired of Bad Positions? Try the Main Lines!
    Catalog Code: B0073QT
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    Spanish Inquisition - Zaitsev Variation
    The Zaitsev variation of the Closed Spanish is a favorite line of many of the world's best chess players, including many World Champions. Until now, however, there has not been a compilation of the theory of the line, together with the relevant lines of the Breyer and Smyslov Variations into which play often transposes. This book is intended for experienced chess players rated 1700 and above. It contains. heavy-duty theory with many ideas simply credited to the appropriate sources and a good deal of unannotated games. The Zaitsev variation leads to rich positional and tactical play which requires deep understanding of chess.
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    Spanish Inquisition - Zaitsev Variation

    Catalog Code: B0216IS
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    SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez
    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    Dangerous Weapons is a series of opening books which supply the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting ideas to revitalize his or her opening repertoire. In this book, three opening experts team up and take a contemporary look at the Ruy Lopez, one of the most popular chess openings. Instead of analysing the well-trodden main lines they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of ‘dangerous’ options for both colours. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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    SHOPWORN - Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez

    Dazzle Your Opponents!
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    Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez
    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    Dangerous Weapons is a series of opening books which supply the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting ideas to revitalize his or her opening repertoire. In this book, three opening experts team up and take a contemporary look at the Ruy Lopez, one of the most popular chess openings. Instead of analysing the well-trodden main lines they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of ‘dangerous’ options for both colours. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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    Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez

    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    Catalog Code: B0363EM
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    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez
    Dazzle Your Opponents!
    Dangerous Weapons is a series of opening books which supply the reader with an abundance of hard-hitting ideas to revitalize his or her opening repertoire. In this book, three opening experts team up and take a contemporary look at the Ruy Lopez, one of the most popular chess openings. Instead of analysing the well-trodden main lines they concentrate on fresh or little-explored variations, selecting a wealth of ‘dangerous’ options for both colours. Whether playing White or Black, a study of this book will leave you confident and fully-armed, and your opponents running for cover!
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    EBOOK - Dangerous Weapons: The Ruy Lopez

    Dazzle Your Opponents!
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    The Cozio Defence
    Anti-Spanish
    Alexey Dreev offers a new look at the old system 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 Bb5 Nge7 which is one of the most challenging ways to combat the Spanish. At the beginning of the 21st century this system was given a new impulse and its popularity increased considerably.
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    The Cozio Defence

    Anti-Spanish
    Catalog Code: B0104EU
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    Crushing White With the Schliemann Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS
    This DVD is aimed at presenting a repertoire based on meeting 1. e4 with 1... e5 for the club player. Coverage starts after 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 when GM Shankland recommends the Schliemann variation, but played in a more classical way, aiming to take advantage of the extra central pawn in the long term instead of seeking immediate confrontation. All relevant side-lines from move 3 onward are also covered.
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    Crushing White With the Schliemann Gambit - EMPIRE CHESS

    Catalog Code: DVD0069EP
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