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AQo calling is wrong here?

AQo calling is wrong here? - Sat Oct 12, 2013, 04:11 PM
kykkylik's Avatar
Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 24

Villain is loose and playing a little bit aggressive.

Is this call wrong?

// I must admit im a little bit tilted. In september things were working well, I went from 30$ to 90$ In like 2-3 weeks and now, in about 2 weeks I lost like 20$ from 90 to 70$ only with premium hands. I have like 20 sngs w/o any winnings.
Sat Oct 12, 2013, 04:27 PM
DonkeyJez's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 64
pretty standard with 11bb
Mon Oct 14, 2013, 12:38 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,857
Hi kykkylik!

What type of tourney is this? Are we ITM? It's an odd number of chips, so I'm assuming there is another table somewhere still active.

When posting a hand, please provide this information, as different styles of tourneys need to be played differently. Also, the table dynamics (how opps are acting, where we're at in the tourney, etc are big factors in determining what the best decision is. The more information that you provide to us, the more we'll be able to help.

I get an open-shove of 7BB from UTG+1 and it folds to me with AQ. With an unmade hand, I'm definitely not calling and inviting the BB into the hand. I either need to reshove to try to isolate or fold. My first instinct is to snap-shove here, but I went to the open shove call chart to see if I was right. Here is the range that I get for a call (I'm using the chart instead of ICM as I have no clue where I stand vs the other tables). Here is the range that I get... 22+, A2s+, A5o+, K8s+, KTo+, Q9s+, QJo and JTs. AQo is definitely within this range, so I will reshove.

Unfortunately, the opp was at the top of their range, but if they're playing loose, AQo is near the top of the call range too.

Hopefully this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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Tue Oct 15, 2013, 12:49 AM
rolo834's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,425
Hi John

Where can i find the "open shove call chart " please....ive doen the MTT course

I searched for it but couldnt find it

not posting any hands recently but im starting to read others ...in past couldnt put myself in their shoes but now i can thansk to you you unblocked me mentally lol....still have trouble with ranging

Tue Oct 15, 2013, 10:49 AM
ArtySmokesPS's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,363
Originally Posted by rolo834 View Post
Where can i find the "open shove call chart " please....ive doen the MTT course
I searched for it but couldnt find it
It's not on PSO. It's something you can get from strategy books, or online. I made my own. Didn't I send you a copy?

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