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  1. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    26 Feb '07 17:23
    How about a 3/14 or 7/7 Ruy Lopez thematic?

    Starting at...


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  2. 26 Feb '07 21:27
    a6 all the way... push that bad bishop back!
  3. 26 Feb '07 21:54
    Originally posted by chessisagame
    a6 all the way... push that bad bishop back!
    🙄
  4. 26 Feb '07 21:54
    Originally posted by chessisagame
    a6 all the way... push that bad bishop back!
    and voluntarily create a weakness in your own camp?? 😉
  5. Standard member Diet Coke
    Forum Vampire
    26 Feb '07 22:14
    Originally posted by zebano
    and voluntarily create a weakness in your own camp?? 😉
    Could I have byes on all my black games?

    Win all my white games and try to qualify with 12 points. 😀
  6. Subscriber kNIGHTHEAD
    aka DEFIANT
    26 Feb '07 23:54
    What does "thematic" mean?
  7. Standard member English Tal
    Phoneless
    27 Feb '07 09:59
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    How about a 3/14 or 7/7 Ruy Lopez thematic?

    Starting at...
    [fen]r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 0 3[/fen]

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    Yes please. I play it all the time...😏
  8. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    27 Feb '07 10:21
    Originally posted by kNIGHTHEAD
    What does "thematic" mean?
    A tournament which starts from a setpiece position.
    Tournament 1737

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  9. 27 Feb '07 12:01
    Yes please!!

    (with ...a6)
  10. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    27 Feb '07 12:05 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by bikingviking
    Yes please!!

    (with ...a6)
    No, that's should be left up to the black's choice.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruy_Lopez

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  11. 27 Feb '07 12:56
    Wouldn't it be better to have tournaments for specific variations? For instance, there's already a tournament running for the Schliemann Defence (Tournament 1706).
  12. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    27 Feb '07 19:38
    Originally posted by mtthw
    Wouldn't it be better to have tournaments for specific variations? For instance, there's already a tournament running for the Schliemann Defence (Tournament 1706).
    I'm planning on taking back up the Ruy Lopez, and would like to see what people come up with, rather than go down one definite line.

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