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White's king's knight attacked Black's KP, deterred 2..Q-R5 and contested Q4(d4) to enable 3.P-Q4.
Black leaves the "Épine Dorsale" for Philidor's Defence, an irregular (ie. less popular) defence where his Queen's Pawn to Q3(d6) defends his KP and frees his QB (though blocking his KB and allowing White some ground in the centre). Lines include a famous Legall's Mate example. B-Alt.
     White   Black
 1.  P-K4    P-K4  Transp.from Zukert.
 2.  Kt-KB3  P-Q3  Transp.from Pillsb.

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