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
make your way by unexpected routes …
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Rapidity is the essence of war: take advantage of the enemy’s unreadiness, make your way by unexpected routes, and attack unguarded spots.
The essential factor in effective competition is flexibility. Take advantage of opportunities. Prevent your opponent from advancing.