I strongly think PETROV DEFENSE is the best.

@Skittle-Head Russian Game is great except that 90% of the time it's going to transpose into Four knights and you have an opening as boring as the petrov.

@NoobBatter That's why you play 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4!? (If 4. Nxe5, then O-O or Bxc3 and Black will sooner or later recover the pawn). On the other hand with the 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 lines, if while plays 5. Nc3, that makes the game sharper (5. d3 will transpose to French Exchange, 5. Qe2 is just begging for a draw).

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