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Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense (C75)
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 d6 5 c3 Bd7

Number of games in database: 517
Years covered: 1895 to 2017
Overall record:
   White wins 39.5%
   Black wins 23.0%
   Draws 37.5%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Herman Pilnik  8 games
Paul Keres  7 games
Wolfgang Unzicker  7 games
Bogdan Sliwa  25 games
Paul Keres  10 games
Victor Ciocaltea  8 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Smyslov vs Reshevsky, 1948
Fischer vs V Ciocaltea, 1962
Tal vs Letelier, 1963
Z Domnitz vs Pachman, 1973
Euwe vs Keres, 1948
Fischer vs Pachman, 1959
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 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 517  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Teichmann vs Steinitz ½-½49 1895 HastingsC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
2. P A Saburov vs Znosko-Borovsky  1-024 1900 St PetersburgC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
3. P W Sergeant vs H F Cheshire  1-043 1904 BCF-ch First Class AC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
4. W Gunston vs H F Cheshire  1-027 1918 ENG corrC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
5. Reti vs Susholz  1-041 1919 The Hague simulC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
6. K Treybal vs K Vanek  1-034 1921 BrnoC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
7. H Wagner vs A Brinckmann  1-030 1923 23. DSB KongressC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
8. C Y C Dawbarn vs W Gibson  0-142 1925 Scarborough-BC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
9. Z Vecsey vs K Treybal  ½-½41 1928 Prague EvonyC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
10. G A Thomas vs H Saunders  ½-½91 1929 ScarboroughC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
11. Spielmann vs K Treybal  1-065 1929 KarlsbadC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
12. Tartakower vs Capablanca ½-½26 1929 BarcelonaC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
13. Ahues vs Rubinstein ½-½47 1930 San RemoC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
14. Maroczy vs M Monticelli  1-028 1930 San RemoC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
15. Johner / Michel / Naegeli vs Alekhine / Bernstein 0-141 1930 Le Pont,SwitzerlandC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
16. B Moritz vs Saemisch  0-138 1931 27. DSB KongressC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
17. L Steiner vs A Gromer  1-070 1931 Prague ol (Men)C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
18. L Asztalos vs Stoltz 1-030 1931 BledC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
19. S Von Freymann vs I Rabinovich  0-131 1933 USSR ChampionshipC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
20. Bueters/Schut vs Alekhine 0-140 1933 SurabayaC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
21. L Steiner vs Alekhine 0-125 1933 Folkestone ol (11)C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
22. Kashdan vs Alekhine / Wahrburg 0-153 1933 New YorkC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
23. G Eastman vs Reshevsky  0-140 1933 Western ChampionshipC75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
24. Panov vs Levenfish  ½-½47 1934 USSR Championship 1934/35C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
25. Kan vs Rauzer 1-046 1934 USSR Championship 1934/35C75 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-28-06  trumbull0042: This is a very solid opening for Black against the Ruy Lopez.
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