What is the hardest part of a tournament ?

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To you , when the tournament is more difficult ?
 
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the start of the tournament, but I think the key part
 
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I think - bubble

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For me, every minute of a MTT is tough. I have sit for the first hour and just fold, only catching enough hands to keep me at my buy in. Same thing can happen at any point in the tourny. That is when patience comes in play. It's not a lot of fun during those times, and you just have to hold on and wait it out. Takes a lot out of you. I've even got bored. So the hardest part of poker is keeping yourself under control no matter what.
 
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Any part of the tournament, when there is no luck.
 
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I find the start being the hardest part of the tournament. Getting that first double up. After that it gets easier for me anyway
 
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I think the first 15 minutes demand a large amount of patience, when the manics are going crazy, shoving and calling anything. A regular player can’t bluff, make a 3bet, play any kind of poker strategy. Just wait for the nuts or watch then killing each other until you can really join the game.
 
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I guess the start of the MTT and when you are transferred to another table and have to deal with a player with a much bigger stack than everybody else. In many cases they will leave you no other choice but to go all-in. For me that is difficult and further more frustrating. I understand the way off playing, because I do the same when I am chipleader, but when you have a small stack, not so funny anymore :)
 
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the hardest part of a tournament is maybe when you're on the bubble , or in the final stages , or if a tournament in my case is very turbo get used more tournaments bit turbo, but I think I should learn to improve and maintain my big stack
 
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I always seem to get more comfortable the deeper I go...just tryin to relax...and think.
 
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the start of the mtts

when they are slow, the blinds are too small so you could get bored and dont pay attention to all details,

when they are fast then you need to double up early to keep running deep.
 
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the most difficult time in a tourney for me is being short stacked on the bubble or medium stacked 5 handed with icm considerations.
 
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play

I do not wait to play the free tournaments with fewer players :D :p
 
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part when your opponent have only 3 cards in the deck to save him on turn e hits on river.
 
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I think final table and bubble the hardest stages in touraments, because if you will alluminated at bubble, you willn't earn prize. At final table prizes wery fast increasing.
 
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I think the game takes place in the head. So I think the most dicil part is when the mind is lost.
 
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In the middle phase when you already way below average and dealt with unplayable hole card.
 
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3 Stages

I play in stages or parts.
1st- Early Stage- Play very tight and only premium hands and positions.
2nd- Middle Stage- Loosen up a bit if my stack permits and I got a good read on my table, which you should if you are at same table for a while.
3rd- Late Stage- This is the hardest stage because now your down to the good players and big stacks. I play this Tight/Aggressive and use my stack to bully if possible. Do not take risks here because your almost home and no need to be loose. But of course it all depends on your chip stack.
Then when your at the Final table I start the same process all over again.

Anyone please give me feedback on this strategy:)
 
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Early stage is the hardest part and also a mid stage to get ITM. But if youre good in early stage its easy to get ITM.
 
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The start till middle phase because you have to cope up in accumulating chips just to stay alive.
 
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I play in stages or parts.
1st- Early Stage- Play very tight and only premium hands and positions.
2nd- Middle Stage- Loosen up a bit if my stack permits and I got a good read on my table, which you should if you are at same table for a while.
3rd- Late Stage- This is the hardest stage because now your down to the good players and big stacks. I play this Tight/Aggressive and use my stack to bully if possible. Do not take risks here because your almost home and no need to be loose. But of course it all depends on your chip stack.
Then when your at the Final table I start the same process all over again.

Anyone please give me feedback on this strategy:)

Very good!!! I play just a little loose in the beginning to avoid tight status.
 
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