Posts Tagged ‘ruy lopez’

Team competition: 1st round = 1st win

This Monday our team competition started. I was 6 weeks without competetive chess, so I was looking forward to play again. If you take into consideration that I really enjoyed live streams from the Corus tournament then you can’t imagine how ‘horny’ I was to play chess ;) Our opponent in the 1st round was […]

Ruy Lopez with 6.Qe2 and Marshall-like antidote

Sometimes we meet rare variants on boards. Like in the case of Ruy Lopez 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 and now 6.Qe2 instead of usual Re1. What is the idea behind the white’s move and should black afraid of it? Or does black even have any weapon? The move 6.Qe2 […]

Decline of the Spanish boot

Today I would like to show you one of my games from the last team competition I played. It was not successful neither for my team nor myself. I was able to keep up with stronger opponents, but I lost points with weaker ones even when I built good and promising position. The game, which […]

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