The Video Encyclopedia of Chess Openings Vol#6 – The Ruy Lopez Arkhangelsk – IM Robert Ris
The Ruy Lopez, also known as the Spanish Opening, is one of the oldest and most popular chess openings ever. The opening is named after a Spanish priest from the 16th century, Ruy López de Segura.
Ruy Lopez Arkhangelsk Variation With 7.c3 - IM Robert Ris (ichess Club) It is one of the most heavily analyzed openings in today’s game and continues to enjoy incredible popularity at all levels (elite players such as Anand, Caruana, and Carlsen frequently play the Ruy Lopez).
Moreover, the Ruy Lopez is considered essential to the development of any promising player. Its strategic nature, typical tactics plus the fact it leads to both open and closed positions makes it perfect for deepening general chess understanding.