What Are the Similarities between Chess and Poker?

What Are the Similarities between Chess and Poker?

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Nowadays, it is safe to say that there are many chess players that are taking up poker. Jeff Sarwer, a former World Youth Chess winner, is the most successful so far as he has made it to the final of the World Series of Poker as well as the European Poker Tour. So, why can chess players be successful at poker? Well, it is because the two games have many similarities. (more…)
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