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How To Win With The Ruy Lopez 5.d4

How To Win With The Ruy Lopez 5.d4

Looking for a way to fight for an edge against solid 1.e4 e5 players? Why not try the Ruy Lopez with 5.d4 and learn about it from one of the world's leading experts. IM Keaton Kiewra will show you the ins and outs of one his favorite openings!

  • How To Win With The Ruy Lopez 5.d4

    In his first lesson on the Ruy Lopez with 5.d4, IM Keaton Kiewra demonstrates the main line and his reasons for loving this fascinating opening.

    • 9 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Win With The Ruy Lopez 5.d4: Pouncing On Mistakes!

    5.d4 is a rare and aggressive move against the Ruy Lopez, so most players with the Black pieces won't know the best defense. Watch this video to learn how to punish each mistake your opponents could make along the way!

    • 14 min
    • 5 challenges
  • How To Win With The Ruy Lopez 5.d4: Master Games!

    IM Keaton Kiewra wraps up his coverage of the 5.d4 Ruy Lopez by demonstrating two key games. One example shows how you can blow away a strong opponent who slips up in the opening. The second game gives you ideas for breaking down a sturdy Black defense.

    • 13 min
    • 5 challenges
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