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Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred (C79)
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 Nf6 5 O-O d6

Number of games in database: 809
Years covered: 1873 to 2022
Overall record:
   White wins 40.3%
   Black wins 27.2%
   Draws 32.5%

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PRACTITIONERS
With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Alexander Alekhine  13 games
Fred Dewhirst Yates  10 games
Emanuel Lasker  8 games
Akiba Rubinstein  23 games
Alexander Alekhine  16 games
Paul Keres  15 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Alekhine vs H Johner, 1934
Capablanca vs A G Conde, 1919
Smyslov vs V Lyublinsky, 1949
J Torres Caravaca vs Alekhine, 1922
L Carranza vs Alekhine, 1926
Znosko-Borovsky vs Alekhine, 1933
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 page 1 of 33; games 1-25 of 809  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W Kamphuijzen vs J Andriessen  0-1371873DCA Congress 1stC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
2. G MacDonnell vs J Wisker 1-0391876Simpson's Divan tC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
3. J F Malta vs L Benima  ½-½291885DCA Congress 13thC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
4. R Topham vs F Newbolt  ½-½40188614th Oxford - Cambridge Varsity mC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
5. V Tietz vs Lasker 0-1401889Breslau Hauptturnier AC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
6. R Loman vs Lasker 0-1221889AmsterdamC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
7. Showalter vs M Judd  1-0611890US Championship matchC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
8. Olland vs R Loman  0-1521891DCA Congress 19thC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
9. P H Dyke vs E Poynton  1-035189321st Oxford - Cambridge Varsity mC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
10. P Seuffert vs J Mieses ½-½6218938th DSB KongressC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
11. Metger vs J Mieses  1-04318938th DSB KongressC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
12. Showalter vs Lasker 0-1331893New YorkC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
13. A Zinkl vs Teichmann  0-15318949th DSB Kongress, LeipzigC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
14. R Loman vs Lewis Woodward Lewis  1-0241894Surrey-KentC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
15. E Spencer-Churchill vs W Quin  1-038189523rd Oxford - Cambridge Varsity mC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
16. G Marco vs Tarrasch 0-1451895HastingsC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
17. Von Bardeleben vs Tarrasch ½-½401895HastingsC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
18. K Walbrodt vs Steinitz 0-1321895HastingsC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
19. Schlechter vs Chigorin 0-1781895HastingsC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
20. Lasker vs Chigorin 1-0301896St. Petersburg 1895/96C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
21. G Exner vs Charousek 1-05018962nd Match Charousek ExnerC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
22. Winawer vs Schlechter  0-1501897BerlinC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
23. H Balson vs H E Atkins 0-1431898Leicestershire - Derbyshire mC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
24. Lasker vs C W Blake 1-0281898Simul, 25bC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
25. W H Gunston vs H E Atkins  ½-½851899Craigside Amateur CongressC79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-20-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  WTHarvey: Here are some traps n zaps from C79 miniatures: http://www.wtharvey.com/c79.html

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