there are many guys like amir. with stories like this one tends to feel sorry for the lad and make you even want to pull for him in the tournies he plays. however, why pull for him in particular when there are many others in similar circumstances, most likely even the rivals he's playing against?
i don't mean to direct this post to anyone in particular... it's just a thought i wanted to post here.
Stick to following the top 10.
The lower level this is why it's called the jungle.