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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


  • #2
    ** 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.



    • #3
      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.

      6 Time Bracelet Winner


      • #4
        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!!

        Bracelet Winner



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