1. e4 e6

  2. d4 d5

  3. Nc3 Nf6

White has 2 main options, go for the Steinitz with 4) e5 or stick to the mainline or the Burn variation of the Classical French with Bg5. I want to know the differences between the kinds of positions that generally arise from the respective options and some resources (model games) to learn the more aggressive white response.

[Title "White's Two Main Options"]
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1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 (4. Bg5)


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