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.
This segment is from:
Chapter 6 – Weakness and strength
O divine art of subtlety and secrecy! …
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This information considers how battlefield strategies and tactics can be used to win more games. If this seems interesting, read these AWAP posts.
O divine art of subtlety and secrecy! Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible; and hence we can hold the enemy’s fate in our hands.
The Intelligent player is both fluid and flexible in action. Plans must consider table layouts, truthful self assessment, and careful opponent analysis. The opponent can never know whether you will advance or defend or do both simultaneously.