Caro-Kann Defence:Classical Variation
9. Bd3 is almost always played. Black has spent numerous tempos on this bishop, and since white usually aims to castle queenside, it makes sense to remove the light-squared bishop.
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1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7
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