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Two Knights' Defense d3, ...Be7 for Black
Compiled by prime rib

c3 move typical
Nbd2-f1-g3 maneuver
Resembles closed Spanish

...be7 main line, unclear Davies draw, ...d5 break, ...f6 solid
A Muratet Casadevall vs G Tallaksen Ostmoe, 2006
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 24 moves, 1/2-1/2

Model game ...Be7 line, chigorin, ...exf4, active pieces ending
Dolmatov vs Romanishin, 1979 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 56 moves, 0-1

...Be7 line, chigorin, Be3, ...d5, ...d4, qside action, ...h6
D Sarenac vs E Schon, 2008
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

...Be7 line, Nf1-g3 moves, ...d5, ...f6, bishops near own king
Yudasin vs Beliavsky, 1988
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

Nc3 instead of correct c3, knight takes bishop on b3, ...d5
H Bastian vs Ivkov, 1981
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 37 moves, 0-1

...be7 line, black gains big space, ...d5, ...h6, g file opened
Sax vs Beliavsky, 1982 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 41 moves, 0-1

Exciting game, ...h6, ...Bf8, ...d5 break, ...f6, active rook
D Bojkov vs O Sepp, 2005
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 45 moves, 0-1

Transposed into chigorin, ...d5, ...h6 after exf5, active play
D P Mooney vs F N Stephenson, 1995 
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 43 moves, 0-1

Model game, a4 line, Nc4 Ne3 Nd5, ...h6, ...d5, rook ending
V Iordachescu vs Saric, 2011
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

Model game, a4 line, closed center, exch pieces, majors left
A Rizouk vs D Pavasovic, 2005
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

New A4 line, ...d5 & ...f5 played, pawn sac for active pieces
A Grosar vs I Sokolov, 1991
(C55) Two Knights Defense, 35 moves, 0-1

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