Friday, February 6, 2009

Ruy Lopez (Berlin Defence)(C65-67) - Opening Theory

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6

Berlin Defence Wikipedia page - Explanation and general info about this opening.

Variations of the Berlin Defence
The Mortimer Trap - It's only natural that it should be rediscovered, given the recent popularity of the Berlin Defense to the Spanish / Ruy Lopez

Berlin Defence Games - 1100+ Games at Chessgames.com you can go through online.

Annotated Games
Svidler vs Topalov 2006 - A nicely Annotated game from the ChessVault.com
Nisipeanu vs Topalov 2006 - Annotated by Mihail Marin
Short vs Gelfand 1991 - Inside Chess Article By Yasser Seirawan
Porges vs Lasker 1896 - annotated From Iving Chernevs book
Pillsbury vs Showalter 1897
Hou Yifan vs Nigel Short - Washington post article on the 13 yr old girl beating Short.
Euwe vs Capablanca 1922 - A Capa Masterpiece

Chess Videos
Chess Lesson Ruy Lopez Opening - Berlin Defence - 10 Min Video
Berlin Defence pt 1 - 35 min Video
Berlin Defence pt 2 - 52 min video

Berlin Defence PGN Downloads
Ruy Lopez Berlin Defence - 2539 games (Chessopolis.com)
Ruy Lopez Berlin -9901 games (Chessmentor.com)
Ruy Lopez Berlin (C65)- 921 games (Supreme-chess.com)
Ruy Lopez Berlin (C66) - 460 games (Supreme-chess.com)
Ruy Lopez Berlin (C67) - 1087 games (Supreme-chess.com)

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