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= Variation Nf3 =
White develops the kingside knight in the standard position, allowing White to develop and make preparations for kingside castling.   Often, Black responds with Nf6.

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== References ==
Batsford Chess Openings 2 (1989, 1994). Garry Kasparov, Raymond Keene. ISBN 0-8050-3409-9.