To analyze all reasonable responses of black and the only best move of ourselves. That is the principle of the construction of the opening repertoire.
Ruy Lopez is one of the most rich openings in chess. Different pawn structures and numerous positional methods of playing will help a chessplayer to improve his level of understanding of chess. Illustrative games will give to students the understanding how to surf in the middlegame.
In Lesson 1 variations occurred after moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0 9.h3 are analyzed. Except Chigorin Variation. These variations are:
9…Nb8 (Breyer Variation)
9…Bb7 (Zaitsev Variation)
9…Nd7 (Karpov Variation)
9…Be6 (Kholmov Variation)
9…h6 (Smyslov Variation)
Variations and typical structures of Chigorin System are presented in Lesson 2.
The Opening Defense and The Marshall Attack as well as Averbakh Variation are examined in Lesson 3.
Lesson 4 contains variations which take place after moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6
like the following:
4…b5 5.Bb3 Na5 (Norwegian Defence)
4…b5 5.Bb3 Bc5 (Graz Defence)
4…b5 5.Bb3 Bb7 (Caro Variation)
4…Bc5 (Classical Defence Deferred)
4…Nge7 (Cozio Defence Deferred)
4…g6 (Fianchetto Defence Deferred)
4…f5 (Schliemann Defence Deferred)
4…d6 (Modern Steinitz Defence)
4…Nf6 5.0-0 d6 (Russian Defence)
4…Nf6 5.0-0 Bc5 (Møller Defence)
4…Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bb7 (Arkhangelsk Defence)
4…Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bc5 (Modern Arkhangelsk Defence)
And final Lesson 5 is devoted to variations obtained after moves 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5.
With rest the variations.