This is a discussion on Playing paid tourneys within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Poker section; Is it profitable to play paid tourneys? What are the best tournaments that you have paid until this moment? Can you recommend some?
If You are good player every tornament could be profitable
I reccomend to play tournaments with smaller field like progressive KO with no late reg or small NLHE tournaments. It's better for fresh players than BIGs, HOTs and Bounty Builders where are around 4-10k players in one tournament
And remember about good BRM. This is most important if You want to be winning player
Try to play tournaments with a deep stacks and normal speed up of blinds. Later then you rich your skill and bankroll you can try yourself in other games and tourneys and look for what you like and most profitable for you.
I'd would go for smaller field lower buy in MTT's or 6 to 9 man sit n go's for a beginning player. Play micro to small stakes until you feel you are confident in your ability and skills. Study your game as much as possible in these early stages.
You have to have a strategy for KO tourneys as people will call you super wide if they cover you just to get your booty. so keep that in mind and you should also widen your range when you cover someone as well.