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  3-Feb-12, 01:40   #1
New video Micro heads up 0 

Joined: Aug '08
Location: Canada
Age: 37 (M)
Posts: 657
I placed this video along with a fun steps explanation video in my blog and in case some people watch videos but dont read blogs i thought to place it here as well.

  3-Feb-12, 15:01   #2

Joined: Nov '10
Location: Serbia
Age: 31 (M)
Posts: 2077
I generaly dont like 4x but when blinds are 5/10 Shock I can understand that. But latter- you just put yourself in tough spots. You had luck to hit almost all the time after 4xing.
Q2 hand at 5:30 you should bet way more then 50% of the pot. If he called you on turn with draw then he folds or reraise you anyway. And if he called you with hand then he will call 80 or 90 bet same as 50 since that 7 doesnt change much.\
103 hand at 10:15 120 raise is very bad. Lucky that he is such a station. Most of players will shove 22 there and you will have to fold. Im talking about that hand like 2 didnt come on river cause that irelevant. So, if you think raise folding then why raise so much? If you are thinking raise calling then thats just bad by itself.
49 hand at 10:56- same as 103. Risking 120 to win 30 is such a bad idea with such marginal hand.
10Js hand- you see what Im talking about. And now it hearts even more because you didnt saw flop with such a nice hand... (btw. Im writing this as I watch)
35 hand at 12:35- do I need to repeat this again. You have luck that he is very bad opponent. I would NEVER just call you in that spot. You would get all in from me and any decent opponent there because if his hand is good enough to call its good enough to shove considering that you raised so much.
65- same
84- same
j2 at 15:20- considering that he doesnt call light with bluff catcher- no you shouldnt bet there, you did just fine since only better hand calls you there.
Q2 at 16:57- you must bet that turn to get some value from draws and to induce protecting shove from top pair.
K10- no way you should be folding there.

Dont hate me because of this post Big Smile I just want to help you with your game Blink I think you are pretty solid poker player. Also you are thinking player with a plan in head and that is very important but you need to work on leaks to be able to move up in limits and win games where you are running like he does in this one.
I hope I helped you. See ya.

  3-Feb-12, 16:25   #3

Joined: Apr '09
Location: Portugal
Age: 38 (M)
Posts: 4802
The secret of HU is to keep concentration on it. I wouldnt be able to play more than one HU at the same time, or even playing an HU at the same time of ring tables or MTTs. And there is another factor i consider important: when we start winning, we should try to increase the speed of the game, i dont mean always beting but clicking faster: this works as a way to increase pressure on the other side. He is already with less chips and he feels he has to manage to turn the game around but he starts to have less time to do it. It works with me. In no time, some start to go all-in still in low blinds and even before he as less than half the starting chips. Then, we just have to wait for the right hand to give him the final lesson!

  3-Feb-12, 17:35   #4

Joined: Aug '08
Location: Canada
Age: 37 (M)
Posts: 657
Posted by jovicakralj:
Dont hate me because of this post Big Smile I just want to help you with your game Blink

Haters hate and players play Blink. I do appreciate the time you take out of your day to help me with my game. Ill be taking your advice with me into the next hu match and ill record it and hopefully close some leaks up.

thanks jovi!

  3-Feb-12, 18:30   #5
Joined: Apr '11
Location: Romania
Age: 29 (M)
Posts: 6668
For me heads up poker is probably the most difficult type of poker no matter what game, nlhe or plo.

And yes, i agree that the best way to start learning it is by playing micro sng's like this.

As for the hu multi tabeling i've seen regs that play 4 tables hu, i think experience is the key word here Blink

  3-Feb-12, 22:09   #6

Joined: Sep '10
Location: Croatia
Age: 30 (M)
Posts: 399
Not a fan of heads-up. SnG's i liked and hope you'll make a video with MTT plays. Even if you bust out early would like to see/hear your thinking process, aproach and strategy.


  3-Feb-12, 22:42   #7

Joined: Aug '08
Location: Canada
Age: 37 (M)
Posts: 657
I went to copy and paste the comments by you Jovi on my video but instead found out brm.com already adds a link so i pasted it into description. I hope noone minds me doing this. I feel it really adds to the quality of the video even moreso but doing it.

Ill make a video of my next mtt and upload it. i had a few but they run over 3 hours sometimes and that really kills my pc's performance.

thanks for the inputz amigo Blink Thumbs Up

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