He is the author of at least a dozen books on chess, backgammon, and poker. Robertie graduated from Harvard and is a systems analyst. Nc3 5. B Robertie vs G Bono 31 ? Anyway, if you have games please provide them because apparently that tournament is not here. By the way great name Phony Benoni!
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You ll learn how to tailor your selection of starting hands to your stack size, how to recognize the increasing deception value of supposedly weaker hands as the stack sizes increase, and how to use the concept of pot commitment to your advantage as the size of the pot grows. After laying out the general concepts behind deep-stack cash game play, Harrington shows you a complete strategy for post-flop play, and then teaches you the difference between post-flop play against a single opponent and post-flop play against multiple opponents.
If you play no-limit hold em cash games, you need to read this book. And he was the only player to make the final table in field of and field of 2, considered by cognoscenti to be the greatest accomplishment in WSOP history. These books will teach you what you need to know to be a winner in the cash game world. Sold by: Amazon. In the first volume of this series, Harrington on Hold 'em: Volume I: Strategic Play, Dan Harrington explained how to play in the early phases of tournaments, when most players at the table had plenty of chips, and the blinds and antes were small.
This book, Harrington on Hold 'em: Volume II: The Endgame shows you how to play in the later phases of a tournament, when the field has been cut down, the blinds and antes are growing, and the big prize money is within sight. Harrington shows you how to make moves, handle tricky inflection point plays, and maneuver when the tournament is down to its last few players and the end is in sight.
Hes also included a whole chapter on heads-up play, whose strategies up to now have been a closely-guarded secret of the game's top masters. And he was the only player to make it to the final table in field of and field of 2, considered by cognoscenti to be the greatest accomplishment in WSOP history.
In Harrington on Hold 'em, Harrington and two-time World Backgammon Champion Bill Robertie have written the definitive book on no-limit hold 'em for players who want to win and win big.
Skip to main content Bill Robertie. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Bill Robertie Poker, Backgammon, Chess When Bill Robertie started playing chess as a boy, he could have had no idea that his single-minded focus on that game would eventually lead to significant world-wide achievements in 3 games - chess, backgammon and poker.
Robertie was the captain of his chess team for 3 years at Harvard College. He won the U. He also gave simultaneous blind-fold exhibitions on 8 boards. A lifelong devotee of the game, Bill Robertie has written extensively on chess Master Checkmate Strategy; Easy Endgame Strategies and is a chess book collector with a complete set of "Chess Life" going back to , missing only and , for which he is actively searching.
In , Robertie switched to backgammon, where his years of studying and playing chess served him especially well. Today, Bill Robertie still writes extensively on backgammon and poker.
He also travels to backgammon and poker tournaments world-wide, and offers backgammon coaching in person in Boston and New York City and via phone and special in-person arrangements world-wide. Details at thegammonpress. Are you an author? Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Learn more at Author Central. Previous page. Kindle Edition. Next page. There's a problem loading this menu right now.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime. Books By Bill Robertie. The first years of the poker boom were fueled by the interest in no-limit hold em tournaments. Recently, however, players have been gravitating to another, even more complex form of hold em no-limit cash games. Other Formats: Paperback.
II: The Endgame Jun 7, Poker has taken America by storm. But it's not just any form of poker that has people across the country so excited it's no-limit hold 'em the main event game. And now, thanks to televised tournaments, tens of thousands of new players are eager to claim their share of poker glory.
No-limit hold 'em was once a game played almost exclusively in casinos. But during the last decade, the game's growth has been fueled in part by the easy availability of online playing sites where participants can play cash games and tournaments 24 hours a day, every day. In Harrington on Online Cash Games, Dan Harrington shows you the key ideas and skills that will let you master the online poker world which differs in some significant ways from the world of casino games.
You'll learn how to handle different stack sizes, how to play at 6-max tables, how to deal with increased levels of aggression, and how to use the poker databases and heads-up displays that give you unprecedented information on your opponent's tendencies. Harrington lays out detailed strategies for preflop and post-flop play in both the popular micro-stakes games and the more difficult small-stakes games.
If you play online poker or you're looking to get started, you'll need to read this book. This books will teach you what you need to know to be a winner playing on the Internet. Backgammon For Winners Jan 29, The world's best backgammon player and two-time champion provides easy-to-understand advice on the basics of playing and winning at backgammon. Ten fast-reading chapters show the basics of setting up a board, how to move, the opening strategies and replies, middle and end game tactics, basic probabilities, plus back game and doubling strategy.
Two sample games are included with move-by-move insights so players learn the winning concepts of play at all stages of the game. A great first book for beginning and somewhat experienced players. Backgammon for Serious Player Jan 28, If you're a backgammon player looking to take your game to the next level, this powerful book, from the worlds best player, will show you how to do it!
You'll learn the all-important opening strategies and replies, middle, end and back game techniques, tournament strategies, advanced doubling cube play, and fascinating strategy moves. Includes basic backgammon probabilities and odds, unusual plays, priming strategy, essential bearoff play and lots more. Features five games by champions with move-by-move insights, diagrams and the secret dynamics of playing boldly and like a champion. Beginning Chess Play Oct 5, Targeted for beginning and novice players, this step-by-step approach uses more than a hundred actual chess diagrams to bring out the excitement of chess and show you an easy method of learning and playing.
You learn the basic principles of opening, middle and end game strategies, development and pawn structure, different ways to checkmate opponents, and the important openings and defenses.
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Bill Robertie has spent his life playing and writing about chess, backgammon, and now poker. He began playing chess as a boy, inspired by Bobby Fischer's feats on the international chess scene. While attending Harvard as an undergraduate, he became a chess master and helped the Harvard chess team win several intercollegiate titles. After graduation, he won a number of chess tournaments, including the United States Championship at speed chess in
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You ll learn how to tailor your selection of starting hands to your stack size, how to recognize the increasing deception value of supposedly weaker hands as the stack sizes increase, and how to use the concept of pot commitment to your advantage as the size of the pot grows. After laying out the general concepts behind deep-stack cash game play, Harrington shows you a complete strategy for post-flop play, and then teaches you the difference between post-flop play against a single opponent and post-flop play against multiple opponents. If you play no-limit hold em cash games, you need to read this book. And he was the only player to make the final table in field of and field of 2, considered by cognoscenti to be the greatest accomplishment in WSOP history. These books will teach you what you need to know to be a winner in the cash game world. Sold by: Amazon.
Backgammon Books. Even now, nearly a decade into the computer era, no other book is like it. In particular, no one to this day has been remotely so ambitious in the analysis of cube actions. In an era when the prevailing wisdom was that hand rollouts of cube actions were useless because of the many thousands of trials one would need to produce a reliable result, Robertie took a different perspective: he happily rolled out interresting positions in game sets, fully understanding that many of his conclusions would be inaccurate, and fully expecting to become a much stronger player for the experience. Introduction 1.