This English Opening - symmetrical is named after Englishman Howard Stauton. When Botvinnik started playing this variation in 30s and 40s it bacame quite respectful. In the 60 s and 70s this opening joined to the mainstream and it is still played till today. Symmetrical Variation is very popular because it has rich possibilities from countergambits to positional maneuvering. See in Theory table development of White and Black. The games which follow depends to the nature of players. From sharp to positional games. You can see relatively too many draws.
Play 1.c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Nc6 and see how other professional players played it in 1,707 games in total.
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