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Playing the Dutch against it allows for 2.e4. Similar to a From's gambit with a move in hand - and without the gambit. I like that for white.
To be alert when a sacrifice is made
I simply play Dutch against it - simple and effective
I think if you want to play outside the book you should like to know it.
I like Nf3 better then Nc3 simply becuse Nf3 stops e5 there as Nc3 d5 seems to give white a hard time proving an advantage.
It depends what you are going for. Nf3 will likely stay in book for a while and Nc3 will often get out of book quickly. Also they are different structures and themes, etc.
If you are going to start with a Knight i think Nf3 is better.What about you guys?
this is simply cool....
Cheap open not because the queen is not trap
I don't do Nc3 anymore. I do d4.
I always do Nc3.
To all the people making puzzles, these puzzles are stupid. Nobody plays g6 in the four knights. Nobody players h5 on e4.
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