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How to deal with Black's dark-squared bishop on d6 in the London system

I don't play the London but,from what I understand, white is okay with that trade and just moves to g3. For one, white is trading off his bad bishop. Positionally, that's a small plus. But, maybe more ...
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How to deal with Black's dark-squared bishop on d6 in the London system

The d white pawn that is currently there can be quite strong, so the line you played is perfectly fine, especially since the bg3 move counters the black d6 bishop very well from attacking the kingside....
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How to deal with Black's dark-squared bishop on d6 in the London system

I play London all the time (even before it was called this way, and I don't even intend to play the Lamer London variant, consisting of kingside overrunning the poor sap who hasn't learnt opening ...
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