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Tournament Poker and the Art of War: How the Classic Strategies of Sun Tzu Can Transform Your Gameby David Apostolico
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The Art of Winning according to Sun Tzu:
- Act in accordance with a plan only after full consideration of the consequences
- Try not to damage your enemy, but capture him whole, for thereby your own profit will be increased
- Weaken the enemy before engaging him, for his resistance can thereby be diminished before the engagement and you are in consequence strengthened.
- Strike always with your own fullest strength against the enemy's weakest points.
- Foreword by Andy Bloch, one of the top professional players on the circuit today who maintains a popular website at www.wptfan.com.
- You can practice poker playing against Andy online at FullTiltPoker.com--designed and hosted by top pros such as Andy, Chris Ferguson, Howard Lederer, Phil Gordon, Phil Ivey, Erik Lindgren, Erik Seidel, and John Juanda.
- According to the New York Times, 60-80 million Americans play poker
- More than 5 million people watch weekly poker television shows such as the World Series of Poker on ESPN, the World Poker Tour on the Travel Channel and Celebrity Poker Showdown on Bravo.
Apostolico teaches poker enthusiasts strategies of Sun Tzu Can, including how to act in accordance with a plan only after full consideration of the consequences, to weaken the enemy before engaging him, to strike always with their own fullest strength against the enemy's weakest points, and more.
About the Author
David Apostolico has won tournaments in Atlantic City, Las Vegas, and online, and has finished in the money at the U.S. Poker Championships. He competes in dozens of tournaments every year, from low buy-ins to events on the WSOP circuit, and is the author of Tournament Poker and The Art of War and Machiavellian Poker Strategy.
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