Before you play your first tournament take some time to choose the right tournament for you.
- Choose the correct buy-in for your bankroll, make sure you feel comfortable with the amount.
- Select the correct game you want to play. The most popular are No Limit Holdem Freezeouts but there are many other forms of tournaments you may prefer.
- Make sure you set aside enough free time to play the tournament, review similar tournaments in the PokerStars client to find out roughly how long they have taken.