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RUY LOPEZ - Steinitz Def. Deferred
The Kopayev Variation

Black developed his queen's bishop to complete an exchange, removing White's doubled KBP.
White castles, bringing his king's rook out. This Siesta continuation examined by Nikolai Kopayev (1914-78) was popular in the 1950s. W-Alt.
    White  Black     5. P-B3   P-B4!?
 1. P-K4   P-K4	     6. PxP    BxP
 2. Kt-KB3 Kt-QB3    7.	0-0
 3. B-Kt5  P-QR3
 4. B-R4   P-Q3

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