How to play the Ruy Lopez
There are many different lines unlike some other openings like the Scotch Game. Let me show you what to play after every single line that your opponent plays against you. Also called the "Spanish Game", the Ruy Lopez is one of the most popular openings in chess. White's 3.Bb5 move puts pressure on the knight which is guarding the center, while developing rapidly. The opening is named after the sixteenth-century Spanish priest Ruy Lopez de Segura.