Over the past centuries, Tournament of Shadows is commonly referred to as a very racy adventure story. It introduces many adventurers like William Rockhill being commissioned by Smithsonian institution in the late 1880s in order to explore Tibet. Another adventurer such as William McGovern also reached Llasa in 1923. Different authors have been confused if where they would have a good start of the story of that of the many adventurers in the empire of central Asia. The main story of story is specifically like that of the experiences of soldiers, scholars and even spies who ventured into the mountainous territory from Iran to Tibet during the last two centuries. The result made indistinct border between the empires of Russian and British people which each of the country serves either one among the two. There is a partnership commitment that took place also. Finally, later Americans and Germans joined in to join the adventurous trekking which is specifically about that of having a national interest and all of the accounts are diligently documented. It also traces about the struggles of mastery around 1812 of the Central Asia to the present which is about that of the romantic conflicts from Victorian Great Games up to the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. It demonstrates and gives back meaning to the unforgettable characteristic of soldiers, adventurers, mystics, princely pretenders, proconsuls, spies and as well as some obscure and famous people and happenings through narrative a form. It also signifies and provides us the kind of living of the Central Asia and Tibet which is specifically about that of their richness and complexity. It is the complete source of stories for those who are curious about it especially travelers, business explorers in the part of Russia, South Asia, China and other more places of the west. The players of the history are not intended for reflection but rather for action. Each of the chapter contains synopsis of stories about the characters of personalities in the race of the land, in glory and as well as the empire of Central Asia around 19th to 20th centuries like the journey of the mysterious city of Bokhara to conduct meeting with Dalai Lama organized by the spies of certain nations. Readers will get an idea on the root of the turbulence in the areas of Afghanistan and the neighboring places. The stories may sometimes hard to relate with especially if the reader is not familiar yet and wasn’t able to start at the very first part and or at the start of the event. The book also tells the manipulation of Afghanistan and Tibet in the great game as some of the authors from the previous years had stated it. As a reader, there is really a need to absorb as to what would be the contents and result of the thorough research of the authors though they are not that exactly true and or distinct as that of the real happenings from the recent years. It also includes the deaths of about 20,000 soldiers of Britain and the horrible accounts of the Afghan War.