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11-24-2017, 08:22 AM

Dear PT

why would you want to play a superior player?

those are the guys who rob me

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11-24-2017, 09:08 AM

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Dear PT

why would you want to play a superior player?

those are the guys who rob me

dean
If youíre in a tournament, Dean, your opponent is not of your choosing....
...you might in fact be a 5-1 underdog....but that means you should win one in six...
...in actuality, that underdog might lose 20 matches in a row because of timidity.
.....an underdog should play extra aggressive...he ainít gonna out move the guy.

In gambling, at 9-ball and snooker, I have given up some horrendous spots....and won.
...if the guy hadíve started blasting, I wouldíve had to quit.
..timidity has put a lotta money in my pocket.

Conversely, I have seen good players lose giving big weight, because they were too
anxious to get the balls off the table...when youíre the best player, you can force mistakes.

In reviewing this post.....I realize I sound like I know it all...
...could you lend me $4 for a sandwich?


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01-23-2018, 12:06 PM

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what about hitting the object ball off the rack.
Way too risky... if she's comfortable with that cut, then cut it absolutely. If she wasn't then she would have played safe. She's got some of the best safes in continuous.
  
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01-26-2018, 06:32 PM

the shot itself is too thin for me
plus i lack the courage to shoot something this difficut
  
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02-09-2018, 03:32 AM

The correct 14.1 play on this shot is a safety - unless you are not really serious about playing the game correctly. Every shot attempt or safety play in world class 14.1 MUST be in anticipation of a game closing run out by your opponent -if you miss the shot or play a bad safe. Your thought process is NOT that you are playing the present rack of balls on the table, like some other pool games; you really should be thinking that you are playing the entire match on each attempt in terms of strategy, simply because any world class 14.1 player has 150 point run ability at any given time. In this case, the shot % is probably 50% for a pro player, so you do NOT shoot it - especially with the rack breaking result if you miss! Two things to keep in mind- try to never leave the table to your opponent on a missed shot or bad safe, secondly, 14.1 is as much a game of " knowing what you don't do" as it is a game of shotmaking.
  
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02-11-2018, 01:45 PM

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The correct 14.1 play on this shot is a safety - unless you are not really serious about playing the game correctly. Every shot attempt or safety play in world class 14.1 MUST be in anticipation of a game closing run out by your opponent -if you miss the shot or play a bad safe.
Of course in real life where the rest of us are not playing someone who is a threat to run out at any time, shots like this can be a good proposition. If I can run through two or three racks at any time and I know my opponent really can't get through one rack and on to the next, I'm more apt to go for it.

It's not the wrong play necessarily, only when you are playing TH.


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