I don't know if I'd think to play any of these moves over the board! With a more limited horizon than 45 plies, more obvious moves seem to be considered.

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None of the four best choices from here move any of the pieces very far:

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White's h-pawn advances.

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How will you proceed?

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Almost unanimously, White chooses to develop *their* kingside knight too.

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@come Les 4 choix sont s茅lectionn茅es comme les meilleurs coups par Stockfish 14. Malheureusement, Bxc5 n'est pas dans cette liste. D茅sol茅!

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Will you capture White's knight? Or maybe develop your queen or one of your knights?

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White captures your attacking pawn, leaving a pawn undefended at c5.

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Your options from here are as follows.

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White has chosen to advance the e-pawn and gain more space.

What is your answer?

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White opts to further continue the main line of the French Defence.

How will you reply?

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Select a reply:

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Twitter users are playing as White.The first poll (based on their first move) will appear here on Monday.

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