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1.a3 d5 2.c4 does look interesting. I think 2....c6 really is best. 2...d4 is a benoni and 2...e6 is interesting because I think 3.d4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Be7 5.cd ed 6.Bg5 is actually playable in the exchange.
1.a3 d5 can also be answered by 2.d4 (GM Eric Prie's pet line) which is less stupid than its looks.
There still seems to be no effective response to the KID setup
I don't see anything effective against the line I posted either. Seems to be a closed sicilian (which I believe black generally equalizes in) where white plays some passive moves.
1.a3!! is the best move ever played in chess. It has a very deep logic understood only by players above 3000 elo. So don't worry about it!!
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