This is.. Simply the real deal for White when Black plays 1...e5. Play the Ruy Lopez and you're playing real chess.
GM John Emms concentrates on White's best lines and strategies against each of the Lopez defenses. Emms proves that you don't have to learn unfeasible quantities of theory to play the Lopez successfully as White. And along the way he reveals how to blast club players' favorites such as the Schliemann. Features cunning move orders to avoid danger areas such as the Marshall and Zaitsev where theory has snowballed out of control.