The Ruy Lopez Main Line

The Ruy Lopez Main Line

by Glenn Flear
     
 

The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Game) is an extremely popular opening and one of the oldest in the history of chess. It has been played by virtually all the greats of the game, providing the battle scene for many world championship clashes involving the likes of Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov and Kramnik. Now, for the first time in many years, Grandmaster Glenn

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Overview

The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Game) is an extremely popular opening and one of the oldest in the history of chess. It has been played by virtually all the greats of the game, providing the battle scene for many world championship clashes involving the likes of Fischer, Karpov, Kasparov and Kramnik. Now, for the first time in many years, Grandmaster Glenn Flear investigates the main line of the Lopez, outlining the crucial ideas and tactics for both White and Black. Using illustrative games, Flear studies the fashionable and theoretical variations, plus the tricky sidelines. This book is perfect for those wishing to play the positions with either color.

*Written by a Ruy Lopez expert
*Up-to-date theory on the sharpest lines
*Ideal for club and tournament players

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857443516
Publisher:
Everyman Chess
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
949,475
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.43(d)

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Meet the Author

English Grandmaster Glenn Flear is one of the most popular professionals on the international tournament circuit. Flear is an experienced trainer and has coached some of Britain's leading junior players. He also has many chess books to his name. Earlier Everyman works include Offbeat Spanish and Test Your Endgame Thinking.

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