Morphy’s Defence (C77)

The move 3. ..a6 in Ruy Lopez (Spanish Opening) is named after Paul Morphy but it is actually not clear if the, Löwenthal or Zukertort ‘invented’ this defence. Morphy Defence: 3…a6 By far the most commonly played Black third move is the Morphy Defence, 3…a6, which “puts the question” to the...