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The Reti Opening is a positionally interesting opening for White full of hidden bite, it’s a hypermodern chess opening whose traditional or classic method begins with the moves: 1. Nf3, named after Richard Reti (1889–1929), an untitled Grandmaster from Czechoslovakia, this opening is in the spirit of the hypermodernism movement, with the center being dominated by counter attacks from the flanks. Thanks to its flexibility and many ways to play for a win, the Reti Opening has slowly become more and more popular among players of all levels.
Google’s AI AlphaZero loves the English Opening, finding it gives White the best chance of playing for a win.
And that’s against other chess engines – when you take into account most players only prepare for 1.d4 and 1.e4, you get an even bigger advantage!
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The Ruy Lopez, also known as the Spanish Opening, is one of the oldest and most popular chess openings ever. The opening is named after a Spanish priest from the 16th century, Ruy López de Segura.
It is one of the most heavily analyzed openings in today’s game and continues to enjoy incredible popularity at all levels (elite players such as Anand, Caruana, and Carlsen frequently play the Ruy Lopez).