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By Jonathan Schaeffer

It’s difficult to think that it’s been over a decade when you consider that One bounce forward: hard Human Supremacy at Checkers was once released. I’m extremely joyful to have the oppor- nity to replace and extend the booklet. The ?rst variation ended on a tragic observe and that used to be re?ected within the writing. it's now 11 years later and the undertaking has come to a lovely end. seeing that its inception, the checkers venture has ate up eighteen years of my lifestyles— twenty in the event you count number the pre-CHINOOK and post-solving paintings. It’s difficult for me to think that i really caught with it for that lengthy. My spouse, Steph, could most likely have anything witty to claim approximately my obsessive habit. Rereading the e-book after a decade was once dif?cult for me. whilst I initially wrote One bounce forward, I vowed to be candid in my telling of the tale. That intended being sincere approximately what went correct and what went mistaken. i've been criticized for being demanding on many of the characters. that could be so, yet i'm hoping each person will agree that the individual receiving the main feedback used to be, justi?ably, me. i attempted to be balanced within the storytelling, re?ecting issues as they truly occurred and never as a few sanitized everyone-lived-happily-ever-after tale.

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