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Subject: Re: The Crafty variation of the Ruy Lopez

Author: pete

Date: 10:15:59 08/12/00

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On August 12, 2000 at 12:42:13, Peter Hegger wrote:

>A friend of mine and I were discussing chess openings the other day and the
>subject got around to chess programs and their contribution to opening theory.
>He mentioned an opening in the Ruy Lopez that was supposedly named after the
>program Crafty.
>Has anyone else ever heard of this opening? If so does anyone know the move
>Thanks in advance for your help.

I might be terribly wrong but if I remember it right

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bc4

was sometimes played by older Crafties with white and called the "Crafty Ruy" by
some .Nothing particularly wrong with this line , simply not very promising ;-)

But maybe by now Crafty has already contributed other and better novelties to
the Ruy ..


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