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2....c6

Capablanca - Treyball 1929 (1-0)

A lot of pawn moves by black

White has pieces out

2....c6

Kasparov - Kramnik 1996 (0-1)

black looks a little cramped

That should open things up a little

2....e6

Karpov - Kasparov 1984 (1-0)

Both sides are deployed and castled

2....e6

Lasker - Capablanca 1921 (0-1)

Open and symmetrical

both sides are deploying pieces

struggle for center control

2....dxc4

Kramnik - Anand 2001 (1-0)

The pawn exchange opens up the board

deploy pieces and castle

2....dxc4

Kasparov - Petrosian 1981 (0-1)

White looks more open

2....Nc6

Alekhine - Colle 1925 (1-0)

Queen forks knight-pin and c4

Failed pin ends in exchange

The knight is pinned

and exchanged off

2....Nc6

Rogozenko - Morozevich 2010 (0-1)

Early queen is harassed

The knight is pinned and exchanged off

White has to be careful here

2....e5

Wagner - Schoenmann 1919 (1-0)

2....e5 leads to this face off

black chooses to push rather than take

to avoid the queen exchange

2....e5

Sokolov - Morozevich 2005 (0-1)

not a lot of variations in these moves

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