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RUY LOPEZ - Classical Defence
The Semi-Bird Variation

White castled to bring his king's rook into play.
Black moves his Knight to Q5(d4) to reverse the longstanding threat, forking White's bishop and knight. This line is often called the Semi-Bird as it can lead to the Bird Defence (3..Kt-Q5). B-Alt.
	White	Black
 1.	P-K4	P-K4
 2.	Kt-KB3	Kt-QB3
 3.	B-Kt5	B-B4
 4.	0-0	Kt-Q5!

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