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By Jonathan Schaeffer

It’s difficult to think that it’s been over a decade on the grounds that One bounce forward: not easy Human Supremacy at Checkers was once released. I’m extremely joyful to have the oppor- nity to replace and extend the publication. The ?rst version ended on a tragic be aware and that used to be re?ected within the writing. it's now 11 years later and the venture has come to a pleasing end. due to the fact that its inception, the checkers undertaking has fed on eighteen years of my lifestyles― twenty for those who count number the pre-CHINOOK and post-solving paintings. It’s not easy for me to think that i really caught with it for that lengthy. My spouse, Steph, may most likely have whatever witty to assert approximately my obsessive habit. Rereading the publication after a decade was once dif?cult for me. while I initially wrote One leap 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 tough on a few of the characters. that could be so, yet i'm hoping all people will agree that the individual receiving the main feedback was once, 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 story.

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