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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: 670
Years covered: 1860 to 2019
Overall record:
   White wins 48.2%
   Black wins 23.1%
   Draws 28.7%

Popularity graph, by decade

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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 27; games 1-25 of 670  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kolisch vs Horwitz 1-0181860MatchC66 Ruy Lopez
2. Blackburne vs G Tegeler  1-0321862Blindfold simul, 10bC66 Ruy Lopez
3. Morphy vs de Riviere 1-0641863ParisC66 Ruy Lopez
4. Paulsen vs G Neumann 1-0521864Berlin m3C66 Ruy Lopez
5. Zukertort vs Anderssen 0-1391864BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
6. M Lange vs F A Hipp  1-0371864WSB-04.KongressC66 Ruy Lopez
7. G Neumann vs V Knorre  1-0271865BerlinC66 Ruy Lopez
8. J Minckwitz vs Adolf Stern 1-0481870Baden-BadenC66 Ruy Lopez
9. H D Smith vs A Johnston  1-02418712nd American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
10. L D Barbour vs J Mason ½-½9118764th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
11. Schiffers vs Chigorin 0-1481880St Petersburg m1C66 Ruy Lopez
12. J Minckwitz vs J Noa ½-½371880GrazC66 Ruy Lopez
13. C E Ranken vs J Lord 0-1311883London (Vizayanagaram)C66 Ruy Lopez
14. H Charlick vs Blackburne 0-1331885Simultaneous exhibitionC66 Ruy Lopez
15. Mackenzie vs Lipschutz  1-0281886New York mC66 Ruy Lopez
16. Lipke / Seger / Steif vs Lasker / Mendelsohn / Popiel ½-½291889Consultation gameC66 Ruy Lopez
17. Taubenhaus vs Blackburne 0-13018896th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
18. W Pollock vs Lipschutz 1-08618896th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
19. J Mason vs Blackburne ½-½5418896th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
20. E Delmar vs J Mason 1-03218896th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
21. Burn vs Blackburne 0-13318896th American Chess CongressC66 Ruy Lopez
22. Gunsberg vs Blackburne  ½-½191889BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
23. J N Berger vs Metger  1-0191889BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
24. J Mason vs Blackburne  1-0411889BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
25. Burn vs L Van Vliet 1-0551889AmsterdamC66 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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