At it’s most basic, the pool table is a small battlefield. An excerpt from “The Art of War” is provided with how it applies to the competition between opponents.
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Chapter 11 – The nine situations
On the day that you take up your command, …
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On the day that you take up your command, block the frontier passes, destroy the official tallies, and stop the passage of all emissaries.
When the competition begins, set aside all outside concerns and play your game.