The Ruy Lopez Opening: How to Play It as White and Black

Ruy Lopez Opening

Introduction to the Ruy Lopez The Ruy Lopez, also known as the Spanish Game, is one of oldest documented openings in chess – and amazingly, still one of the most popular and powerful to this day. Dating back to at least the late 1400s, the seemingly endless supply of rich, interesting positions have made the […]

Malcolm Pein on…Chess

We start the week with a new selection of Malcolm Pein’s Daily Telegraph columns, covering a wide range of subjects, complete with numerous opportunities to test your own chess strength. Endgame Prowess MOHAMMAD Tabatabaei of Iran had a fine run at the FIDE World Cup, winning five matches that included two successes against 2700+ players […]