Though many books have been published on the subject since, David Sklansky’s Tournament Poker for Advanced Players (TPFAP) has been the definitive text. Tournament Poker for Advanced Players Expanded Edition by David Sklansky – read full book review here. Tournament Poker for Advanced Players has ratings and 2 reviews. Justin said: A must-read for any player looking to improve their tournament game. Sk.

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In the first couple of chapters Sklansky talks about tournament poker in general without focussing on a specific variant.

And funny enough with harrington, stay away from his cash game books as it has the same problem as this book. It assumes you already know how to play playerss well, but aren’t knowledgeable about tournament concepts and when and how to use them.

David Sklansky – Tournament Poker for Advanced Players Expanded Edition

He also advocates a strategy of shoving all-in which sounds crazy, but apparently works well enough. Their edge during deep-stacked play is not nearly what some of them seem to think it is, especially not compared to their decision-making ability during the later stages of the tournament.

In my humble opinion he elects to shove with AK too much. English Choose a language for shopping. Hold’Em Poker for Advanced Players.


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The fact that David s teachings have proven to be accurate. This book explains tournament strategies that only a small number of players have mastered. After all, he does pkayers a few million more dollars of winnings than I do.

I have read a few books on poker and this is one of the best, probably best for the intermediate player. Be the first to ask a question about Tournament Poker for Advanced Players. Paul Farkas rated it liked it Oct 27, Some people excel at tournament poker. It assumes you already know how to play poker well, but aren’t knowledgeable of tournament-specific concepts and when and where to use them.

This text is the first slkansky that explains tournament strategies which only a small number of players have mastered. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I have 10 years of tournament experience so I can easily see where he is wrong, where he is right, and where it is questionable.

The 2nd half of the book is mostly hand quizzes and situation problems.


Daniel rated it did not like it Feb 24, The fact that he presents his ideas as simply as possible sometimes with Mason Malmuth even though these ideas frequently involve concepts that are deep, subtle, and not to be found elsewhere. This is because the higher EV bet may be more likely to lose. Bovada Bovada Bonus Code: There is, tournxment, one other possible reason payers play the more conservative style.

People who bought this also bought. Basically, that means you need a better hand to call a raise or reraise with than you do to initiate a bet or a raise. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Some people excel at tournament poker. While they might appear the same from a distance, there are many differences in proper strategy that are often unknown to many experienced cash game players. Another time where you would opt to play the shorter, though less profitable freezeout, would be when you knew that you could play more than one freezeout with this aklansky.

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