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Is the Advance section in Aagard & Ntirlis "Playing the French" outdated?

A few general remarks first: at the Elo 2000 level it is far more important to understand plans and motifs than knowing specific lines. My highest Elo rating ever was ~2150 (and that was 30 years ago,...
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Are there known opening gambit lines for black in the French defence?

There is one line where black sacrifices a piee for two pawns and a strong attack: [FEN ""] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 Qb6 8. Na4 Qa5+ 9. c3 c4 10. b4!...
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