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Ruy Lopez (C66)
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 Nf6 4 O-O d6

Number of games in database: 636
Years covered: 1860 to 2016
Overall record:
   White wins 48.3%
   Black wins 22.5%
   Draws 29.2%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jose Raul Capablanca  20 games
Emanuel Lasker  15 games
Carl Schlechter  11 games
Emanuel Lasker  21 games
Milan Vidmar  14 games
Georg Salwe  10 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Tarrasch vs G Marco, 1892
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910
Nimzowitsch vs Ryckhoff, 1910
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908
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 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 636  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Kolisch vs Horwitz 1-018 1860 ManchesterC66 Ruy Lopez
2. Morphy vs de Riviere 1-064 1863 ParisC66 Ruy Lopez
3. Paulsen vs G Neumann 1-052 1864 Berlin m3C66 Ruy Lopez
4. Zukertort vs Anderssen 0-139 1864 BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
5. M Lange vs F A Hipp  1-037 1864 WSB-04.KongressC66 Ruy Lopez
6. G Neumann vs V Knorre  1-027 1865 BerlinC66 Ruy Lopez
7. J Minckwitz vs A Stern 1-048 1870 Baden-BadenC66 Ruy Lopez
8. H D Smith vs A Johnston  1-024 1871 2nd American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
9. L D Barbour vs J Mason ½-½91 1876 4th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
10. Schiffers vs Chigorin 0-148 1880 St Petersburg m1C66 Ruy Lopez
11. J Minckwitz vs J Noa  ½-½37 1880 GrazC66 Ruy Lopez
12. C E Ranken vs J Lord  0-131 1883 London (Vizayanagaram)C66 Ruy Lopez
13. H Charlick vs Blackburne 0-133 1885 Simultaneous exhibitionC66 Ruy Lopez
14. Mackenzie vs Lipschutz  1-028 1886 New York mC66 Ruy Lopez
15. Lipke / Seger / Steif vs Lasker / Mendelsohn / Popiel ½-½29 1889 Breslau consC66 Ruy Lopez
16. Taubenhaus vs Blackburne 0-130 1889 USA-06.Congress New YorkC66 Ruy Lopez
17. W Pollock vs Lipschutz 1-086 1889 USA-06.Congress New YorkC66 Ruy Lopez
18. J Mason vs Blackburne ½-½54 1889 USA-06.Congress New York (24-1)C66 Ruy Lopez
19. E Delmar vs J Mason 1-032 1889 USA-06.Congress New York (30-2)C66 Ruy Lopez
20. Burn vs Blackburne 0-133 1889 USA-06.Congress New York (38-2)C66 Ruy Lopez
21. Gunsberg vs Blackburne  ½-½19 1889 BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
22. J N Berger vs Metger  1-019 1889 BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
23. J Mason vs Blackburne  1-041 1889 BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
24. Burn vs L Van Vliet 1-055 1889 AmsterdamC66 Ruy Lopez
25. J F Heemskerk vs A van Rhijn  1-041 1890 DCA Congress 18thC66 Ruy Lopez
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-10-05  aw1988: I think this is the Steinitz Defense Semi-Deferred.
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