How to play on the bubble.

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How to calculate the main task on the bable to collect the more chips or to get into the prizes, and why?
 
rckstr2b

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The "hot topic" in the tournament world is ICM. If you don't know what it is google it.
I haven't used it yet but there is an ICM calculator called ICMIZER. The pro's promote it but it's not free. It looks pretty interesting and it has a free trial I'm fairly sure.

hopefully this was helpful
 
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I like to play a little tighter in general to make sure I make the money, but I look for players trying to do the same and take advantage of them. After the money is secure then it is time to gamble. I dont like wasting 3-5 hours and not getting rewarded.
 
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ICM... maths and more maths.. depend of the tourney and the steal raisers.. u call or fold.
 
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That is the question! I try to survive. Depends my stack position and type of tournament.
Some times are so extremely tight and some times are a tiger and collect chip.
Feel the moments and be carefully to get itm
 
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I probably play a bit too tight as the bubble approaches , even in small tourneys . I realize i may be missing some potential higher finishes . but i too hate time spent in a wasted effort .
 
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If you are short you should play tight and get into the money. Also if You have mid stack around 20bb you should not play risky, if on your left they are some bigstack. If he is good he will 3-bet You very often.

Different situation if You have massive stack. You should attack shots stacks and mid stacks very often :)
 
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play quietly, wait for this in position to be aggressive and do not be afraid of bluffing. Often you will not have good hands, but your adversaries will not either. Get smart to seize this moment and take the pot
 
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If not in the aggressive style for sure you do not get the awards, and it's simple why all the more experienced players will play like this
 
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It is the ideal time to get chips .... many of the villains become very careful and close their range of hands to not risk chips and stay out of the bubble ... so it is good strategy play very aggressive against the villains shortstack ... and if you have opportunity also try to steal BBs
 
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Bubble — a significant interval of a game in tournament poker on which decides which of the remained players will take off and who else will fight for prize fund of a tournament. It begins when to prizes there is only 1 person and stops when someone leaves a game. It is necessary to represent accurately a situation in a game: sizes of stacks of opponents, style of their game. If you approached a bucks stage with small in comparison to opponents the stack, adhere to the most taytovy game and do not scatter the counters for a draw of weak and average hands. Do not forget that literally every second brings closer you to prizes. In certain cases, perhaps, even that it is necessary to dump such hand as A-K or Q-Q. Here the main principle — what it you should not have "overstayed" at least the 1st opponent. And it at once will become your admission in a prize-winning zone. By the only thing the "correct" hands with which it is possible it will be exposed for broke with the short stack, are A-and and K-to. case when you met bubble in poker with impressive, in comparison with other players the stack, it is an excellent occasion to make it even more. It is possible to play aggressively, to steal blainda, to bluff. Force opponents to do folda on dangerous tables. Remember that most of them will play tight, especially "korotysh". Therefore if you see for broke from the player with the short stack do a stake only with an average and strong hand. Estimate positions, analyze possible hands of opponents, consider the chances to bank. Take the advantage at a table and do not make quick decisions. Also, you should not compete to those players who can significantly shake your situation and bring closer to a departure. Good luck!— a significant interval of a game in tournament poker on which decides which of the remained players will take off and who else will fight for prize fund of a tournament. It begins when to prizes there is only 1 person and stops when someone leaves a game. It is necessary to represent accurately a situation in a game: sizes of stacks of opponents, style of their game. If you approached a bucks stage with small in comparison to opponents the stack, adhere to the most taytovy game and do not scatter the counters for a draw of weak and average hands. Do not forget that literally every second brings closer you to prizes. In certain cases, perhaps, even that it is necessary to dump such hand as A-K or Q-Q. Here the main principle — what it you should not have "overstayed" at least the 1st opponent. And it at once will become your admission in a prize-winning zone. By the only thing the "correct" hands with which it is possible it will be exposed for broke with the short stack, are A-and and K-to. case when you met bubble in poker with impressive, in comparison with other players the stack, it is an excellent occasion to make it even more. It is possible to play aggressively, to steal blainda, to bluff. Force opponents to do folda on dangerous tables. Remember that most of them will play tight, especially "korotysh". Therefore if you see for broke from the player with the short stack do a stake only with an average and strong hand. Estimate positions, analyze possible hands of opponents, consider the chances to bank. Take the advantage at a table and do not make quick decisions. Also, you should not compete to those players who can significantly shake your situation and bring closer to a departure. Good luck!
 
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You should play aggressively if you are one of the bigger stacks, if you are one of the shorter stacks then you should play tighter.
 
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play tight, and wait for others to kill them selfs haha
 
Douglas Gonzaga

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Enjoy if you have fish on the table and bluff over it.
 
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What Gabinho said: You should play aggressively if you are one of the bigger stacks, if you are one of the shorter stacks then you should play tighter.
 
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depends on your stack size. low-to mid stack size, you should play tight. If you have big stack though, you can bully others and build your chips. Also you can open little wider from late positions even with mid stacks, if you have tight players/short stacks on blinds.
 
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Getting ITM is important. But I do not stop exploring opportunities to get more chips, since my goal is to win the tournament.
Hence the importance of bankroll control
 
rckstr2b

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The chips you gain at the bubble are worth less(in terms of actual cash value) than the chips you lose. The last chance to make any positive return on your buyin. If you are the big stack, however, look to steal more pots from the middle stacked players
 
Douglas Gonzaga

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Ou voce dobra ou acaba caindo tentando blefar
 
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As the bubble approaches, it is inevitable to adjust your game, for the simple fact that they all do. So if you play against someone in this situation you know that their rank is much more closed, and you will get the chips in most cases. You can also take advantage of this situation by being a big stack to steal blinds and squeeze the middle stacks (eye, not the shortstacks) as these conveine you to continue playing in this phase of the tournament, and when they do it will be all-in) , but clearly those who do not risk are those who do not have too few or too many chips
 
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I use a technique of making the timer go down all the way again and again... It's filthy play and live will get you disqualified but online it's very effective as other tables don't always catch on and are seeing 3x the hand-rate of your table due to what you are doing.
 
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I think for me chip stack dictates my play on bubble,if I'm big stacked be aggressive with ppl with small stacks look to steal blinds at bubble level blinds are normaly big-small stacked very little options be patient look to get itm,patience is key as is getting some decent cards
 
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Bubble — a significant interval of a game in tournament poker on which decides which of the remained players will take off and who else will fight for prize fund of a tournament. It begins when to prizes there is only 1 person and stops when someone leaves a game. It is necessary to represent accurately a situation in a game: sizes of stacks of opponents, style of their game. If you approached a bucks stage with small in comparison to opponents the stack, adhere to the most taytovy game and do not scatter the counters for a draw of weak and average hands. Do not forget that literally every second brings closer you to prizes. In certain cases, perhaps, even that it is necessary to dump such hand as A-K or Q-Q. Here the main principle — what it you should not have "overstayed" at least the 1st opponent. And it at once will become your admission in a prize-winning zone. By the only thing the "correct" hands with which it is possible it will be exposed for broke with the short stack, are A-and and K-to. case when you met bubble in poker with impressive, in comparison with other players the stack, it is an excellent occasion to make it even more. It is possible to play aggressively, to steal blainda, to bluff. Force opponents to do folda on dangerous tables. Remember that most of them will play tight, especially "korotysh". Therefore if you see for broke from the player with the short stack do a stake only with an average and strong hand. Estimate positions, analyze possible hands of opponents, consider the chances to bank. Take the advantage at a table and do not make quick decisions. Also, you should not compete to those players who can significantly shake your situation and bring closer to a departure. Good luck!— a significant interval of a game in tournament poker on which decides which of the remained players will take off and who else will fight for prize fund of a tournament. It begins when to prizes there is only 1 person and stops when someone leaves a game. It is necessary to represent accurately a situation in a game: sizes of stacks of opponents, style of their game. If you approached a bucks stage with small in comparison to opponents the stack, adhere to the most taytovy game and do not scatter the counters for a draw of weak and average hands. Do not forget that literally every second brings closer you to prizes. In certain cases, perhaps, even that it is necessary to dump such hand as A-K or Q-Q. Here the main principle — what it you should not have "overstayed" at least the 1st opponent. And it at once will become your admission in a prize-winning zone. By the only thing the "correct" hands with which it is possible it will be exposed for broke with the short stack, are A-and and K-to. case when you met bubble in poker with impressive, in comparison with other players the stack, it is an excellent occasion to make it even more. It is possible to play aggressively, to steal blainda, to bluff. Force opponents to do folda on dangerous tables. Remember that most of them will play tight, especially "korotysh". Therefore if you see for broke from the player with the short stack do a stake only with an average and strong hand. Estimate positions, analyze possible hands of opponents, consider the chances to bank. Take the advantage at a table and do not make quick decisions. Also, you should not compete to those players who can significantly shake your situation and bring closer to a departure. Good luck!


The text is great, no doubt we have to give up big hands, although it is difficult for a beginning player to acquire this ability, but with a lot of patience, dedication and discipline, we will learn.
 
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on the bubble, you have to play very carefully, and even if you have a good card in your hand, but two or more players came to the bank, then it's not worth the risk, I usually give up and fold cards! your goal in the tournament is to take first place, but on the bubble forget about this goal, your main task on the bubble is to get into the prize zone !!!!!!!
 
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