Sunday, November 16, 2008




My plan:

This will be the first time I'm playing this deep and slow a structure. Obviously there will be a lot of room to maneuver post flop, this could be both a blessing and a curse. I thinks it will be important to resists the temptation to mix it up by seeing a lot of flops early. Tight is right! Practice patience.

This will also be a really long tournament, i anticipate at least 8 hours given the structure. In addition the field will be littered with high stake pros. I will make an effort to identify these players and know who to be vary of. There will also be a lot of player like myself, who are just taking shots after winning seats via the numerous satellites that have been running. These are the people i need to identify and get chips from.

Whatever happens i will enjoy and hopefully learn from the experience. I don't know how deep i will go, but i will try to play each hand the best i know how and let the chips fall where they may. Tomorrow i will work out, do 15 minutes of meditation and then warm up for the tournament by reviewing some hand histories on PXF.

  • Patient Play Early
  • Identify weak players who won sats to the tournament and are playing out of their comfort zone
  • Try to control the size of the pots; big bets for big hands
  • No elaborate bluffs early
  • Enjoy the experience
  • Talk through all actions and remove hand from the mouse

1 comment:

mageic said...

good luck, hope it goes well

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