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Here’s a quiz with 10 questions adapted from Upswing content. When you get a question correct, make a note and share your total score at the end!
Question #1. True or False: The impact of ICM when on a final table bubble is significant and you should generally play tighter as a result
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Question #2. True or False: It’s best to stick with your standard opening range from the button when you’re certain that one (or both) of the players in the blinds is weak/passive
Question #3. Consider the following hand from a Super Knockout Bounty Tournament (50% of the buy-in is allocated to the bounty pool), with 5,000-chip starting stacks.
9-handed MTT. Blinds 500/1000/100.
Hero is in the BB
folds to sb. SB raises to 13,000 all-in.
How much does the Small Blind’s bounty add to the pot (expressed in chips)?
Question #4. Considering the same example from question 3, how much equity is needed to profitably call the Small Blind’s shove?
Question #5. True or False: You should never call a raise from the Big Blind with a stack under 8BBs.
Question #6. Consider the following hand
9-handed MTT. Blinds 500/1000/100. 38,000 Effective Stacks.
Hero is in the Big Blind
folds to btn. BTN raises to 2200. sb folds. Hero…
Which hand should you 3-bet from the Big Blind most often?
Question #7. True or False: With deep stacks and no antes, you should 3-bet like you would in a cash game.
Question #8. Consider the following scenario
$1,100 Live MTT. Blinds 500/1000/100.
Reads: UTG+1(60BB stack) is very tight preflop and a calling station postflop. Estimated age is around 50 and he appears to be a recreational player from the local area
Hero is dealt in the BB
utg folds. UTG+1 raises to 3000. folds to bb. Hero calls.
Flop (Pot: 7400):
Hero checks. UTG+1 bets 6000. Hero…
Facing this opponent’s c-bet, which is the best option?
Question #9. Suppose that you’re on an upswing playing $5 and $11 buy-in tournaments. You decide to take a shot at a $26 tournament. Which field size should you choose to minimize variance?
Question #10. Consider the following hand.
9-handed MTT. Blinds 200/400/50. 16,000 Effective Stacks.
Hero is in the CO
folds to co. Hero raises to 900. 2 folds. BB calls.
Flop (Pot: 2450):
BB checks. Hero…
Which hand should we c-bet most often
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