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How to ... MTTs - Sun Dec 04, 2011, 08:23 AM
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Sorry as I feel this is not really the best place to post my thread but I cannot find anything appropriate. My apology!

Well, I would like know how to best prepare yourself to play MTTs (online ofc)

I mean, for example, for a cash game player that dedicate the week-end to play tournaments, what would be the best way to training, study and be ready to approach the MTTs

watching videos, ICM training, study articles/books, other and in which order?

Any1 can share any of his way to do that will be more than appreciate

TY
 
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Sun Dec 04, 2011, 08:45 AM
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** Moved **
Moved to a better forum.

The largest difference between cash and MTT play is depth of money. As the blinds escalate plays with high implied odds are -ev as the money is not deep enough. Stay aware of that and you should do well.

IMO, ICM considerations are mostly a final table item although Tourney EV doescome into play as you approach the bubble and payout jumps.

Harrington On HoldEm is a great book series on MTT play.


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Sun Dec 04, 2011, 10:16 AM
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Make sure to watch the videos and live training sessions, especially the ones for mtt's or the theory ones.
Also, there are a number of good book out there. Here is a link to a previous thread on some of the poker books to read.
http://www.pokerschoolonline.com/for...OD-Poker-Books
 
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Sun Dec 04, 2011, 12:43 PM
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The biggest adjustment is to really tighten your starting hand range, especially early in the tournament. In large tourney (1K + players) I'm only playing Cat. 1 hands the first hour or so, maybe Cat. 2 in position, then gradually widening my range. You want to avoid all the shove monkeys you'll encounter early in a large tourney.

Hope that helps!!

 

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