type of chess opening, 1876, from Ruy López de Segura (fl. 1560), Spanish bishop and writer on chess, who developed it.
ruy lopez was a jack which rather fancied himself, and had something in his style of flying of the tactics of a haggard peregrine.
When I took up ruy lopez, after three days out in a gale, he would not fly any but bad larks.
Don Gusman had beaten ruy lopez, and his triumph was complete.
His opponent was ruy lopez, a humble priest, but a chess player of great skill.
Sire,” replied ruy lopez, “for the first time in my life, I need no consolation for being checkmated.
ruy lopez felt the painfulness of his position deeply, and the Duke understood his embarrassment.
ruy lopez was trembling with nervousness, whilst Don Gusman's face wore a calm and serene expression.
ruy lopez played with a preoccupation which was not usual to him, and which rendered him much inferior to his ordinary strength.
Delafield had forgotten the knives and forks, and was playing the ruy lopez opening at the chess-club.
To attack the prisoner and the priest would be too hazardous, for ruy lopez was a man of no mean strength.