The MTT (Multi Table Tournament) promise big winnings. Everyone will have already seen the televised million pound jackpots major events. Who does not dream of putting hand on a win like that? With a small buy-in, you can win as many as 200 or 300 times your total bet.
This article in combination with the following will present a strategy to play profitably in MTT No-Limit Hold’em variant called fullring (ie 7:00 to 10:00 players at the table).
Differences between cash games and MTT
In an MTT registration fee need to buy a certain amount of chips. Once lost chips available, you are out of the game. While in cashgame you can perform a rebuy at any time, in the event that it loses its stack, this possibility is not offered in standard tournaments. Exception to this is “rebuy”, in which it is possible to rebuy chip in a given time frame. Once past this stage, you will still be removed after completion of the chip available.
In a tournament is not even allowed to stop whenever you want. You have to play until it is eliminated or wins the tournament. Before you sign up for a tournament then, keep in mind that could last a long time. In large tournaments, four or five hours are considered average.
The main difference, however, compared to cash games is that the blinds in a cash game remain unchanged. For this reason, in a cash game, you can stay on the sidelines and wait to receive very strong starting cards.
In a tournament instead, the blinds continue to increase for the duration of the tournament. Consequently, one is forced to act sooner or later. In addition, the stack grows as the opponents are eliminated other competitors.
The ratio of your stack and the blinds then varies continuously in a tournament. For this reason, it is necessary that your strategy is adapted to the circumstances of the tournament. At the beginning of a tournament, you have to play more hands than the final stage. A good tournament player always adapts to the situation and stage of the tournament.