Ruy Lopez is one of the most common and classical chess openings. It starts with the following moves 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5. The main idea behind this opening for white is to compromise Black’s pawn structure by exchanging off one of the bishops. For compensation black will keep the bishop pair. Ruy Lopez is a very well studied opening, with extensive amount of theory. Many lines are studied as deep as up to move 30. Today we will take a look at some of the most famous chess games played with Ruy Lopez.
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