Originally Posted by anthony c
I play the small stakes tourneys on stars like $3 - $8 on stars but the fields are so big
i am battling to make a deep run even if i play good i think.I play good in the early stages till almost when we cash but blinds get so big i battle to play my best when every one tightens up.
I have like 15-20bb and cant play loose so what i do then?
Any advise how to play from here??
Any strategy on 15bb-20bb stack play and 22-30bb play and 40bb,50bb??
good luck at the tables
There could be few reasons why you are not getting deep.
Here are few:
1.You think you play well but you are playing poorly.
2.You play too tight.
I would guess it's #1 and #2. In order to fix #1 you need to work on your game, start from reading a good tournament book so you can at least learn about your options based on stack sizes. I know you play too tight because you just said that when everyone tightens up you can't be playing loose because you got 15-20bb. This is actually a very good stack to put pressure on people and you need to start doing so. Stop being worried that you will bust. If you want to win a tournament stop playing like you just want to survive and start playing like you want to accumulate chips so that you can reach final table with a good stack...