The 10 Most Common Chess Openings: Ruy Lopez

The 10 Most Common Chess Openings: Ruy Lopez

Chess Openings: A Solid Line in the Ruy Lopez for White with 6.d3 (The Martinez Variation)

Chess Openings: A Solid Line in the Ruy Lopez for White with 6.d3 (The Martinez Variation)

(Ruy Lopez de Villalobos) On November 1, 1542, Ruy Lopez de Villalobos started his expedition to the Philippines from Barra de Navidad, New Spain or Nueva España (now Mexico). He was the brother-in-law of Antonio de Mendoza, then viceroy of New Spain, who appointed him to commander the expedition. Villalobos reached Mindanao on February 2 of the following year, the first Spaniard to make explorations in that Island. It was he who bestowed upon these islands the name "Felipinas" in honor of…

(Ruy Lopez de Villalobos) On November 1, 1542, Ruy Lopez de Villalobos started his expedition to the Philippines from Barra de Navidad, New Spain or Nueva España (now Mexico). He was the brother-in-law of Antonio de Mendoza, then viceroy of New Spain, who appointed him to commander the expedition. Villalobos reached Mindanao on February 2 of the following year, the first Spaniard to make explorations in that Island. It was he who bestowed upon these islands the name "Felipinas" in honor of…

Starting Position in the Ruy Lopez Chess Opening

Starting Position in the Ruy Lopez Chess Opening

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