Damiano Defense

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1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f6

Black’s second move, 2… f6, is questionable. White can play naturally with moves like 3.Nc3 or 3.d4 and expect not to face complications. Or, White can play aggressively with 3.Nxe5 putting Black in serious trouble. E.g.: