Chess Opening Theory/1. e4/1...d5/2. d3
2. d3 is a timid reply, usually played only for surprise value or by beginners. After dxe4 3.dxe4 4.Qxd1+ 4.Kxd1, white can't castle anymore. It doesn't put and pressure on black, either. This is never seen in master play.
- 1. e4 d5 2. d3
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