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RLC Round Up by Fredthebear
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RuyLopez games that various members have described as classic, great, famous, controversial, inspiring favorites, etc.

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Anderssen vs M Lange, 1859 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

G Neumann vs Anderssen, 1864 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 18 moves, 0-1

Zukertort vs Anderssen, 1865 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 12 moves, 1-0

Steinitz vs Blackburne, 1876 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 34 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Open. Classical Def Main Line(C83) 1-0 Tarrasch Trap!
Tarrasch vs Zukertort, 1887 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Berlin Defense. Tarrasch Trap (C66) 1-0Remove the Guard
Tarrasch vs G Marco, 1892 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1-0

Steinitz - Lasker World Championship Match (1894), Philadelphia
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1894 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 49 moves, 1-0

4 Knts Game: Nimzowitsch (Paulsen) (C49) 1-0 lively struggle
Alekhine vs Vidmar, 1911 
(C49) Four Knights, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 28 in Masters of the Chessboard by Richard Reti, 21st Cent
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 42 moves, 1-0

Game 1 in Irving Chernev's "Winning Chess Traps"
Alekhine vs Forrester, 1923 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 15 moves, 1-0

G1 in 'The Greatest Ever Chess Tricks and Traps' by Gary Lane
E Steiner vs Capablanca, 1929 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 0-1

A long standing error of chess history is finally corrected
Alekhine vs Hoelscher, 1933 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 17 moves, 1-0

Spanish Morphy Def. Modern Steinitz (C73) 1-0 Castle nabs Rook
O Feuer vs O'Kelly, 1934 
(C73) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 13 moves, 1-0

Nxf7, Nf5!+ Bh6+! An absolute corker and wins the game!
L Barden vs J Penrose, 1959 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 35 moves, 1-0

Game 82 in The Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games
Tal vs Hjartarson, 1987 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 43 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Flohr System (C92) 1/2-1/2
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1991 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 61 moves, 1/2-1/2

Double Nf5 offers
Anand vs Ivanchuk, 1996 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 46 moves, 1-0

Close the Queenside and crash through in centre and Kingside
Kasparov vs Grischuk, 2001 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 43 moves, 1-0

Game 1 in Fighting Chess w/MC by Mikhalchishin & Stetsko
Carlsen vs H Harestad, 2003 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 38 moves, 1-0

No defence against Rook down the seventh rank.
Navara vs Smirin, 2006 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 27 moves, 1-0

Wonderful game broadcast by cg.com
A Volokitin vs Morozevich, 2006 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 59 moves, 0-1

Nxg5 sacrifice for pin of ...Nf6
Navara vs B Socko, 2006 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 35 moves, 1-0

One of Anand's best games w/the Black pieces
Topalov vs Anand, 2006 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 36 moves, 0-1

Brilliant harmony from the Knight pair which destroyed Black
Nisipeanu vs Adams, 2007 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 53 moves, 1-0

Instant Marshall Classic
Anand vs Svidler, 2007 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 39 moves, 1-0

Ph34r ze L0p3z @tt4ck Shams got "all hot and bothered"
S Ter-Sahakyan vs A Pashikian, 2008 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 1-0

When the draw card was not drawn.
L Dominguez vs Pelletier, 2008 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 56 moves, 1-0

Morphy wins the 1st American Chess Congress (Queen sac!)
Paulsen vs Morphy, 1857  
(C48) Four Knights, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Bird Variation (C61) 0-1 Immune rook, discovery
S Boden vs Bird, 1873 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 19 moves, 0-1

Steinitz - Chigorin World Champship Rematch (1892), Havana Cuba
Steinitz vs Chigorin, 1892 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 28 moves, 1-0

Spanish Four Knights: Ranken Var (C48) 1-0Lengthy exchange gem
Znosko-Borovsky vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C48) Four Knights, 27 moves, 1-0

Duras produces a magnificent skewer tactic
Duras vs E Cohn, 1911 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

Marshall unleashes the Marshall Attack
Capablanca vs Marshall, 1918 
(C89) Ruy Lopez, Marshall, 36 moves, 1-0

"The Immortal Draw, 1922" (game of the day Jun-19-2007)
Alekhine vs Reti, 1922 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 1/2-1/2

Beautiful endgame mastery from "The Chess Machine"
Tarrasch vs Capablanca, 1928 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 0-1

Lasker was +3=4-1 against Alekhine (24 years his junior),
Alekhine vs Lasker, 1934 
(D67) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line, 26 moves, 1-0

Game 9 in 107 Great Chess Battles: 1939-1945 by A. Alekhine
Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942  
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 21 of Instructive Chess Miniatures by Alper Efe Ataman
V Kirilov vs Furman, 1949 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 0-1 1st World Corr
A Cuadrado vs Purdy, 1950
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 24 moves, 0-1

Secrets of Attacking Chess by Mihail Marin
Geller vs Keres, 1951 
(C99) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd, 31 moves, 0-1

Game 98 in 'Think Like a Grandmaster' by Alexander Kotov
Boleslavsky vs Keres, 1953 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 33 moves, 0-1

Game 24 in Paul Keres: The Quest for Perfection by Paul Keres
Keres vs Unzicker, 1956 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Game 141 in 'Soviet Chess Strategy' by Alexey Suetin
Tal vs Geller, 1958 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Spanish, Morphy Def. Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 1-0 Marvel
Keres vs Szabo, 1963 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 41 moves, 1-0

Planinc's notable games archived here at are all brilliant
Ljubojevic vs A Planinc, 1971 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 0-1

Game 45 in 'Study Chess with Matthew Sadler' by Matthew Sadler
M Dvoretsky vs Smyslov, 1974 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 28 moves, 1-0

Kasparov got his ego checked here
Judit Polgar vs Kasparov, 2002 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

A new classic with an old theme
K Spraggett vs G Vescovi, 2004 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Duras Variation (C77) 1-0Cool finish!
Naiditsch vs Timman, 2013 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 1-0

Kamsky turned down the draw
Kamsky vs Tomashevsky, 2013 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 0-1

Saemisch vs Alekhine, 1943  
(C79) Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred, 27 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs G Barcza, 1942  
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Rubinstein, 1912 
(C48) Four Knights, 56 moves, 0-1

Janowski vs Rubinstein, 1907 
(C49) Four Knights, 78 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs Rubinstein, 1914 
(C82) Ruy Lopez, Open, 66 moves, 1-0

Spielmann vs Rubinstein, 1909  
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 75 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Carlsen, 2007 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Carlsen, 2010 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 77 moves, 1-0

X3D Fritz vs Kasparov, 2003 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 39 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs A Di Camillo, 1956 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Spassky vs Geller, 1965 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

"Nero in reincarnation!" (referring to White's pawn-snatching)
F Hermann vs H Hussong, 1930 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 32 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Berlin Def. Rio de Janeiro Var (C67) 0-1 Good grief
K Lepge vs Paulsen, 1863 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 59 moves, 0-1

Spanish Exchange vs Fianchetto Def Bg7 (C60) 1-0 Stockfish
Lasker vs Pillsbury, 1893 
(C60) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Tarrasch Var (C77) 1-0 2nd Brilliancy
Tarrasch vs K A Walbrodt, 1895 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 24 in 'Why Lasker Matters' by Andrew Soltis
Lasker vs Steinitz, 1896 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 41 moves, 1-0

Irving Chernev's 'Combinations: The Heart of Chess'
Alekhine vs B Verlinsky, 1918 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 41 moves, 1-0

Game 49 in Richard Reti's book Masters of the Chessboard
Capablanca vs Vidmar, 1927 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 37 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Chigorin Def (C97) 0-1 Stockfish notes
Fine vs Reshevsky, 1938 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 55 moves, 0-1

Spanish Closed. Keres Defense (C92) 0-1 Black Ns on the 3rd
Bronstein vs Alatortsev, 1944 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 39 moves, 0-1

Chess in the USA 1945-72, Part 1; edited by Colin Leach
Bisguier vs J Penrose, 1950 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Averbakh Var (C87) 1-0 Q+ & fork
Tal vs A Bannik, 1962 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Game 122: Boris Spassky's 400 Selected Games
Geller vs Spassky, 1964 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 30 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 0-1 Stockf
Browne vs Karpov, 1976 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 73 moves, 0-1

Spanish, Morphy Def. Breyer Def Zaitsev Hybrid (C95) 0-1
N Poleshchuk vs M Umansky, 1977
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 70 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Closed. Pilnik Variation (C90) 1-0
S Nikolic vs A Ornstein, 1981
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 40 moves, 1-0

Karpov-Kasparov WC Match, Lyons 1990 Rd.20
Kasparov vs Karpov, 1990 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Closed Def (C96) 1-0
Nijboer vs Romanishin, 2009
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 55 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Morphy Def (C78) 0-1 Brilliant!!
Kamsky vs Svidler, 2011 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def (C65) 1-0 22.? Informant Golden Game
Carlsen vs Caruana, 2014 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Exchange. Normal (C69) 0-1 Notes by Stockfish
G Meier vs Caruana, 2018 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 37 moves, 0-1

Short vs Gelfand, 1991 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 61 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Capablanca, 1913 
(C88) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

Alekhine vs Teichmann, 1921 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Bogoljubov, 1934 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 21 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 50 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Spassky, 1992 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 44 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1966 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 38 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Gligoric, 1966 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 25 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Smyslov, 1965 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 43 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Reshevsky, 1967 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 46 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs G Kramer, 1971 
(C69) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 40 moves, 1-0

Fischer vs Benko, 1965 
(C95) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer, 37 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Rubinstein, 1912  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 27 moves, 0-1

Fischer vs Bisguier, 1970 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 25 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Kramnik, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 41 moves, 1-0

Geller vs Keres, 1973 
(C87) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Anand, 1995 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 38 moves, 1-0

Game 61 in Lasker's Manual of Chess by Emanuel Lasker
Anderssen vs Steinitz, 1862 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

A W Fox vs H E Bauer, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 21 moves, 1-0

Spanish Game: Closed. Bogoljubow Var (C91) 1-0 Lolli's # next
Bronstein vs Keres, 1950 
(C91) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 33 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1978 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 28 moves, 1-0

Alekhine vs Nimzowitsch, 1914 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 48 moves, 1-0

Duras vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 59 moves, 0-1

Flamberg vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 39 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Morphy Def. Wormald Attack (C77) 1-0 Stockfish
Alekhine vs Duras, 1913 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Bronstein vs Keres, 1949 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 35 moves, 1-0

Leko vs Mamedyarov, 2006 
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 37 moves, 1-0

Showalter vs Tarrasch, 1898
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

G Marco vs Tarrasch, 1898 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 38 moves, 0-1

Schiffers vs Tarrasch, 1898
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 0-1

Tinsley vs Pillsbury, 1899 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 55 moves, 0-1

Didier vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

H Wolf vs Pillsbury, 1900 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Taubenhaus vs Tarrasch, 1903 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 0-1

F J Ochoa De Echaguen vs Karpov, 1987
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 0-1

Anand vs Kramnik, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 0-1

Fritz vs Anand, 1998 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 94 moves, 0-1

Leko vs Kramnik, 2001 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 56 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Defense. l'Hermet Var (C67) 0-1Overworked
A Farahat vs Aronian, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 51 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: l'Hermet Berlin Wall Def (C67) 0-1Stockfish notes
Sadvakasov vs Aronian, 2005 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 50 moves, 0-1

Spanish Game: Berlin Def. Rio Gambit Accepted (C67) 1-0Stockfis
De Vere vs Steinitz, 1867 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 27 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs J N Berger, 1889 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 74 moves, 1-0

A E Post vs Alekhine, 1914 
(C68) Ruy Lopez, Exchange, 66 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Leonhardt, 1911  
(C49) Four Knights, 48 moves, 1-0

B Richter vs Tarrasch, 1888 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Harmonist vs Tarrasch, 1889 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs Salwe, 1909  
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 65 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs Burn, 1909 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 64 moves, 1-0

Lasker vs L Forgacs, 1909 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

V A Vasiliev vs Tolush, 1945 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

Maroczy vs J N Berger, 1908 
(C80) Ruy Lopez, Open, 22 moves, 0-1

Bogoljubov vs Lasker, 1924 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 71 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs Aronian, 2018 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 1-0

Aronian vs Kramnik, 2018 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 27 moves, 0-1

R Pruijssers vs R Praggnanandhaa, 2018 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 40 moves, 0-1

Carlsen vs Aronian, 2007 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 36 moves, 0-1

Svidler vs Topalov, 2014 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 48 moves, 1-0

C D Locock vs Gunsberg, 1888 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 20 moves, 0-1

J W Baird vs W Pollock, 1889  
(C83) Ruy Lopez, Open, 36 moves, 0-1

Max Weiss vs W Pollock, 1889 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 29 moves, 0-1

Max Weiss vs Englisch, 1890 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 54 moves, 1-0

Lasker - Tarrasch World Champ Match (1908), Munich GER, Rd 10
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Maroczy vs Janowski, 1905 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 31 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs Steinitz, 1895 
(C71) Ruy Lopez, 32 moves, 1-0

Gufeld vs Kavalek, 1962 
(C64) Ruy Lopez, Classical, 32 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs Steinitz, 1895  
(C72) Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O, 40 moves, 1-0

M Porges vs Lasker, 1896  
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 33 moves, 0-1

Duras vs M Gladig, 1909 
(C77) Ruy Lopez, 26 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Bronstein, 1959 
(C96) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 43 moves, 1-0

Nunn vs Short, 1986 
(C98) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 30 moves, 1-0

Kasparov vs Karpov, 1985 
(C92) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 41 moves, 0-1

Short vs Ivanchuk, 1989 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 44 moves, 0-1

Game 155 in Secrets of Modern Chess Strategy by John Watson
Tal vs Petrosian, 1958 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 73 moves, 1/2-1/2

Four Knights Spanish. Classical Var (C48) 0-1 Keypusher notes!
Janowski vs Lasker, 1904 
(C48) Four Knights, 35 moves, 0-1

Spassky vs Keres, 1965 
(C97) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 44 moves, 1-0

Keres vs Spassky, 1965 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 62 moves, 1/2-1/2

Spanish Game: Bird Var (C61) 1-0 Pawns march, piece sac
Leko vs Morozevich, 2002 
(C61) Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Gligoric, 1968 
(C93) Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

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