Hi Victor and thanks for your comprehensive answer.
I've constructed some opening ranges as well and am pretty confident about them being fine.
Obviously, these ranges have to be extremely eleastic and you have to generalize for a decent extend here - thats why I was just asking for so. to check if there are any major flaws.
Next, I want to construct some "respond to 3bet"-ranges. I would assume that those are much less complex for 100bb stacks (?). I feel like I am especially unsure about how wide you can call 3bets nowadays. But thats not the topic of this thread :)
Sept. 10, 2018 | 6:41 p.m.
Hey runitonce community,
I cam currently working my way through the Red Chip Core program. I was trying to come up with ranges for various positions vs. the FRI of different positions based on their recommended percentages.
It would be absolutely awesome if you could take a look at them and point out some major flaws - as I am sure there are probably quite a lot. You can find the Position vs. the opening position in the left column of those screenshots.
I will be playing micros and am aware that will probably have to deviate from these ranges quite a lot to exploit my opponents and that my ranges should probably be a little tighter due to rake (?).
Link to a pdf-file: https://ufile.io/fgbat
Sept. 9, 2018 | 5:51 p.m.
I am a recreational player and am planning to get back into the mix after a 3-year absence.
My main motivation is to improve as a player. That's what I find quite challenging. Now, obviously there are new pieces of software out there and I was just wondering which software to buy
1) of course I need a tracker. And as HM2 isn't available for a mac PC I'll go with PT4.
2) What about a solver? I read a lot of great comments about GTO+ and was about to purchase it, only to find out it isn't available for Macs either. I loved their price and am not really planning to spend 200$ on a solver. So what should I do?
3) What about range builders + EV calculators. There are a lot of purchasable tools, but do I really need that or are the functions integrated in the solver software anyway? (I was thinking of tools such as flop falcon, equilab, flopzilla etc.) Is there a good free tool?
What would you say I really need?
I will be playing at the micros but for me it is less about beating the games (which of course you can also do without expensive software) but rather about improving and challenging me mentally.
Sept. 8, 2018 | 11:55 a.m.
Thanks for taking the time to answer.
So, the questions is - as stated in the OP - how valuable is it to use a tracking software, considering my motivation to play again as well as the reasons stated in the OP.
Sept. 3, 2018 | 4:24 a.m.
so after a 4 year absence, I want to get into poker again as a recreational player. So I figured I'll start at the micros again. After some research I decided that the microgaming network is probably the best pokerroom for me as of now as they have the lowest rake for micro stakes (correct?) and offer anonymous tables.
However, after my first session I just had to realize that apparently there is no way I can access hand histories? (https://hm2faq.holdemmanager.com/questions/672/Microgaming+-+Prima) I am just wondering how big of a deal this should be for me, as this unsettles me quite a bit. I like the idea of not being able to use a HUD - and am looking forward to RIO Poker - but I really would like to check my winrate, my expected winrate, the number of hands played, my stats etc.
What do you think about this?
Maybe I should add that my main motivation to play poker recreationally again is the mental challenge and the ambition to learn as much as possible - and I guess stats can contribute to my learning process quite a bit.