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Kxf4 a5 0-1 CHAPTER 4: RUY LOPEZ: FIFTH AND SIXTH MOVE ALTERNATIVES 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 Nf6 5 0-0 Be7 While I believe that 6 Re1 is White's best and most challenging move, a number of alternative developments have been tried at this stage. As with the 9th move alternatives, I don't think that Black has many problems if he knows what he's doing. The most important of White's ideas is the Worral Attack with 6 Qe2, a onetime favourite of Alekhine and Keres that was taken up more recently by Britain's Nigel Short.

Nf5 b4! Cold bloodedly allowing White to take his dark-squared bishop. Bf8? Nh6+! Qxf6 . Bg5 Re6 A simple and solid answer to the pin. Now White should probably have given up his aggressive ambitions by playing 22 Bd2, and in fact there was a case for not 2 having started them in the first place. c4?! Bd2 Qa6! Both threatening the c4-pawn and vacating c6 for his bishop. All Black's minor pieces are directing their fire against the pawn on e4. f3 Nh5 Immediately taking advantage of the fact that White's queen no longer covers h5.

Nxe7+ Qxe7 Black's doubled pawns are mobile and can control valuable centre squares. b3 h6!? c3 Nc2! Re2 d4 and Black had counterplay. Rxd1 Rad8 was completely equal, although Ljubojevic was beautifully outplayed and later lost. exf6 Qxf6 with a good game for Black because of the weakness of White's kingside. The text improves but does nothing to alter the assessment of the position: Black stands well here. Nd2 f5?! Nf3 with a slight edge for White. But there's no need to even capture on c2. Bb3 c5 The d- and c-pawns give Black nice central control and a passed d-pawn is about to emerge.

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