Learning the Exchange Queen's Gambit Declined was an Aha! moment for me. I first read about the opening in John Shaw's "Starting Out: The Queen's Gambit." In his introduction, Shaw bemoans White having to wonder which of all the different variations Black will play after 4.Bg5 but gleefully pronounces "an Exchange Variation player can smugly say: "Don't know, don't care." SOLD!
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