What openings did Spassky play?

What openings did Spassky play?

Boris V Spassky Repertoire with Black pieces (most played)

ECO Opening Games
C95 Ruy Lopez, closed, Breyer, 10.d4 56 games
D58 Queen’s Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) system 37 games
E11 Bogo-Indian defence 36 games
D55 Queen’s Gambit Declined, 6.Nf3 29 games

What opening did Capablanca use?

Against the Nimzo, Capablanca pioneered what is now known as the Classical Variation (1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4.

What is Kasparov’s favorite opening?

When it comes to the legendary Kasparov he literally played every type of Openings. However, there was an opening that he always preferred to play with black for so long years against the 1. d4 openings. It is the Grunfeld defense!

What is Nh3 in chess?

Nh3 resembles the chemical formula NH3 for ammonia. The Parisian amateur Charles Amar played it in the 1930s. It was probably named by Savielly Tartakower who used both names for this opening, although the chess author Tim Harding has jokingly suggested that “Amar” is an acronym for “Absolutely mad and ridiculous”.

What is the history of the Alekhine opening?

The opening is named after Alexander Alekhine, who introduced it in the 1921 Budapest tournament in games against Endre Steiner and Fritz Sämisch. Four years later, the editors of the Fourth Edition of Modern Chess Openings ( MCO-4) wrote:

What chess openings did Alekhine play?

He was known as a tireless analyst and his chess openings contributions were numerous. Although Alekhine played 1.e4 frequently, he more often preferred 1.d4.

Did Alekhine beat Grigoriev as black in 1915?

In the actual game, Alekhine, playing as Black, beat Grigoriev in the Moscow 1915 tournament; but in one of his books he presented the “Five Queens” variation (starting with a move he rejected as Black in the original game) as an actual game won by the White player in Moscow in 1915.

Is Alekhine’s Defence a good opening for aggressive players?

Grandmaster (GM) Nick de Firmian observes of Alekhine’s Defence in MCO-15 (2008), “The game immediately loses any sense of symmetry or balance, which makes the opening a good choice for aggressive fighting players.” The Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings has four codes for Alekhine’s Defence, B02 through B05: