Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...c5/2. d4/2...cxd4/3. c3/3...d3

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3...d3[edit]

Players have played this move a bit, but it is too passive. Black does not need to decline white's gambit. After c4 followed by Bxd3, White has a maroczy Bind and a spatial plus. However, it is playable.