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The Ruy Lopez position

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #121


    Yes, Ruy Lopez was a real person, Rodrigo (Ruy) López de Segura, who wrote the book Libro de la invención liberal y arte del juego del Axedrez.

    See also: http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessplayer?pid=78728

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #122


    Can you please show us a PGN of this "Bread and Butter" opening you've mentioned, as it seems no one except you knows what it is

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #123


    1. a means of support or subsistence; livelihood the inheritance was their bread and butter (modifier)
    a.  providing a basic means of subsistence a bread-and-butter job
    b.  solid, reliable, or practical a bread-and-butter player
    c.  expressing gratitude, as for hospitality (esp in the phrase bread-and-butter letter)
  • 20 months ago · Quote · #124


    Sounds like some GM used a metaphor.

  • 20 months ago · Quote · #125


    Got yer Ruy Lopez right here:


  • 6 months ago · Quote · #126


    the four Knights are fun too!

  • 2 months ago · Quote · #127


    Haven't played this opening much. Still like it.

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