Tournament Texas Hold'em Strategy


Tournament Strategy

The following is a list of tournament Texas Hold'em strategy articles for the multi-table tournament (MTT) games as well as the smaller single-table tournament (STT) games.

ThePokerBank is more of a general and cash game strategy site than anything, but I thought that I would cover some basic tournament strategy for all of you interested in playing MTTs and STTs (Sit and Go tournaments).

Tournament Texas Hold'em strategy articles.

Title Level Category Utility
Basic MTT Strategy Beginner Tournament 7/10
Basic SNG Strategy Beginner Tournament 7/10
Poker ROI Beginner Tournament 4/10
Turbo Tournament Strategy Intermediate Tournament 6/10
What Is The Independent Chip Model? Expert Tournament 8/10
Using The Independent Chip Model Expert Tournament 8/10
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Tournament strategy section highlights.

Important tournament strategy articles.

The independent chip model (ICM) articles are more advanced than the other tournament strategy articles on this site, but in my opinion they hold the most value for those that aspire to become very successful tournament players.

The what is ICM? article explains what ICM is all about and the using ICM article shows you how to use it. These articles essentially highlight the mathematics behind whether to call all-in or to fold and save your chips in the late stages of tournaments.

Other useful tournament strategy articles.

The basic SNG and basic MTT strategy articles are popular amongst new players looking to get started with some basic strategy for playing these specific variants of NL Hold'em. Even if you're an experienced cash game player, I would still recommend that you start with these articles.

If you're making the transition from cash games you have to be humble and be prepared to the learn the basics of tournament strategy, as the different game structures mean that the strategy you need to employ to be able to win money is more different than you might think.

This is another small strategy section, but as I mentioned earlier I'm mainly a cash game player so I tend to write more strategy for that particular form of Texas Hold'em. If you're after more tournament strategy I highly recommend you check out Sit and Go Planet. It's by far the best resource out there for MTT and SNG strategy.

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