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 9 – Maneuvers
you may know that they are determined to fight to the death …
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When an army feeds its horses with grain and kills its cattle for food, and when the men do not hang their cooking-pots over the camp-fires, showing that they will not return to their tents, you may know that they are determined to fight to the death.
When you notice that his eyes are direct and focused and he ignores outside distractions, he is serious about winning. When every movement around the table is sure and smooth without thought, he is in the zone and will play shots and patterns efficiently.