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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: 996
Years covered: 1860 to 2023
Overall record:
   White wins 46.8%
   Black wins 22.7%
   Draws 30.5%

Popularity graph, by decade

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With the White Pieces With the Black Pieces
Jose Raul Capablanca  23 games
Emanuel Lasker  20 games
Carl Schlechter  11 games
Emanuel Lasker  21 games
Daniel Hugo Campora  20 games
W Fairhurst  20 games
NOTABLE GAMES [what is this?]
White Wins Black Wins
Capablanca vs M Fonaroff, 1918
Tarrasch vs G Marco, 1892
Schlechter vs Lasker, 1910
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908
Tarrasch vs Lasker, 1908
Lasker vs Capablanca, 1921
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 page 1 of 40; games 1-25 of 996  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kolisch vs Horwitz 1-0181860MatchC66 Ruy Lopez
2. J G Campbell vs J Mayall  1-0281861LondonC66 Ruy Lopez
3. Blackburne vs G Tegeler 1-0321862Blindfold simul, 10bC66 Ruy Lopez
4. Morphy vs de Riviere 1-0641863ParisC66 Ruy Lopez
5. Zukertort vs Anderssen 0-1391864BreslauC66 Ruy Lopez
6. Paulsen vs G Neumann 1-0521864Paulsen - Neumann mC66 Ruy Lopez
7. M Lange vs F A Hipp  1-03718644th West German Congress C66 Ruy Lopez
8. G Neumann vs V Knorre  1-0271865BerlinC66 Ruy Lopez
9. G MacDonnell vs J Lord  0-1581868Casual gameC66 Ruy Lopez
10. H D Smith vs O Michaelis  0-13218691st Michigan State Chess Association TournamentC66 Ruy Lopez
11. J Minckwitz vs A Stern 1-0481870Baden-BadenC66 Ruy Lopez
12. H D Smith vs A Johnston  1-02418712nd American Chess Congress, ClevelandC66 Ruy Lopez
13. J Mason vs D M Martinez  0-1481875Philadelphia, Second MatchC66 Ruy Lopez
14. L D Barbour vs J Mason ½-½9118764th American Chess Congress, PhiladelphiaC66 Ruy Lopez
15. Schiffers vs Chigorin 0-1481880Chigorin - Schiffers Fourth MatchC66 Ruy Lopez
16. J Minckwitz vs J Noa ½-½371880GrazC66 Ruy Lopez
17. C E Ranken vs J Lord 0-1311883London (Vizayanagaram)C66 Ruy Lopez
18. H Charlick vs Blackburne 0-1331885Casual Game (Unley Park)C66 Ruy Lopez
19. Mackenzie vs Lipschutz 1-0281886Mackenzie - LipschutzC66 Ruy Lopez
20. Lipke / Seger / Steif vs Lasker / Mendelsohn / Popiel ½-½291889Consultation gameC66 Ruy Lopez
21. Taubenhaus vs Blackburne 0-13018896th American Chess Congress, New YorkC66 Ruy Lopez
22. W Pollock vs Lipschutz 1-08618896th American Chess Congress, New YorkC66 Ruy Lopez
23. J Mason vs Blackburne ½-½5418896th American Chess Congress, New YorkC66 Ruy Lopez
24. E Delmar vs J Mason 1-03218896th American Chess Congress, New YorkC66 Ruy Lopez
25. Burn vs Blackburne 0-13318896th American Chess Congress, New YorkC66 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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