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/Jul/2011

Should I Complain or Learn From It?

By: SarahCandatu @ 03:10 (EDT) / 393 / Comment ( 3 )

I thought I should also post my sentiments over the new PSO Skill League format, wherein it is open to both PSO members and non-members. It is in fact challenging, nerve-wracking, mind-boggling, how one could possibly finish in good position in this all-in fest crowd. Many of the PSO members were able to cope up with good finishes; the likes of those you see in Top 100. How did they do it?

Here's my opinion.

First, they use their time a lot, which is 12 seconds every turn plus the additional 30 seconds in their time bank. In a crowd of 10,000 players, 7,000 is gone in 40 minutes of play. Hand for hand starts at 1441. The rest would take the plus points starting at 1440 finish, I suppose.

Second, they only play premium hands. , , : the monsters categorically belonging to Group 1 starting hand, which can be played from any position. Limp with Group 2, and may from time to time, see flop with no raise on Group 3 starting hand. They may also see flop with speculative hands; but rarely.

Third, well is to stay focus and follow the first and second strategy which is to still use the time and play premium hands.

Now, this may not be the case most of the time. Even I had a hard time following this strategy/opinion of mine; partly because emotions take its toll. So I had to remind myself again and again to stay focus.

I had a dizzy rollercoaster ride from the very 1st day. I'm not sure if I can finish at Top 100 at the end of July. At least I should be able to finish in Top 500.

There's a lot of complaints out there from PSO members how this league had turned out to. I don't know if I should also complain; but my take is to just adjust to the situation and see how I can maximize my points out of this big field.

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