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    • Ruy Lopez, Closed Variation

      Learn how to play with and against the Closed Variation,  the main line of the Ruy Lopez. Included are the most frequently played alternative lines within the Closed Defense; three alternatives for White: the Delayed Exchange Variation Deferred,... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez, Marshall Attack

      Learn how to play with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Marshall Attack, a very sharp gambit resulting in positional compensation for Black.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara   Jo... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez, Zaitsev Variation

      Learn how to play with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Zaitsev Variation, one of the most important variations of the Ruy Lopez.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara   Join me on Fa... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez, Smyslov Variation

      Learn how to play with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Smyslov Variation, a line similar to that of the Zaitsev Variation.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara   Join me on Facebook... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez, Karpov and Kholmov Variation

      Learn the Karpov Variation of the Ruy Lopez, played several times in the  1990 World Championship match between Karpov and Kasparov.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara   Join me on ... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez - Breyer Variation

      Learn how to play with and against the Ruy Lopez with the Breyer Variation, adopted and made popular by Boris Spassky.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook @ Tyrone Fer... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez - Chigorin Variation

      Learn how to play with and against the Chigorin Variation, the primary defence to the Ruy Lopez for more than fifty years.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook @ Tyr... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez - Bogolijubow Variation

      Learn the reason why White usually plays 9.h3 instead of 9.d4 as in the Bogolijubow Variation of the Ruy Lopez.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook @ Tyrone Ferrara... | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez - Pilnik Variation

      Learn the main idea behind the Pilnik Variation of the Ruy Lepez chess opening.   Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara Join me on Facebook @ Tyrone Ferrara    | Read More

    • Ruy Lopez - Trajković Variation

      Learn how to defend the Ruy Lopez with the Trajković Variation, An alternative to 7...d6. In this line, Black sacrifices a pawn to activate it's pieces.  Subscribe  @  http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tyrone0ferrara ... | Read More