Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, “The Art of War,” is adapted specifically for the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, manage the internal conflict between mind and impulse, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master. More
Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” has been studied by great military leaders throughout the centuries. Its methods have shaped military strategy and tactics, even up to the present day. Along the way, many have found its teachings valuable for a host of non-martial fields, such as business, management, and sports. Indeed, its lessons on how to embrace conflict, and turn disadvantage into advantage, are universally appealing. Now, Sun Tzu’s timeless work offers its wisdom and insight to the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master. This book is not merely a commentary on the original masterpiece. Rather, it is an adaptation of the famous military treatise, changing the language and context from warfare to the game of poker, while preserving the style and tempo of the original work. The correct mindset, the ability to handle the internal conflict between mind and will, is crucial for the skillful competitor. “Poker According to Sun Tzu” offers pearls of wisdom to help any player hone his instincts, master his impulses, and raise his game to a higher level.