Ruy Lopez, Schliemann variation?

Mar 22, 2008, 6:26 PM |

3...f5 This response to the Ruy Lopez was completely new to me, and I looked it up on my database, where I have 10,000+ games. I only found one game among the grandmasters' games, which follows.

 Why do you think this variation is not popular? Is it new? Has it been refuted?