BSS starting hand chart question

  • 6 replies
    • redskwerl
      redskwerl
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      Joined: 03.03.2008 Posts: 3,802
      Originally posted by Tuuletallaja
      Why does the chart say, that u can limp behind in middle position with KQs, KJs, QTs and so on, but have to fold AQs, AJs, what's the idea behind that?
      wow, I was sceptical first, but i just looked it up and you're right. lol

      imo raising a typical limper with AQ-AJ from MP is perfectly fine. i'd probably raise KQs too
    • alejandrosh
      alejandrosh
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      Joined: 02.07.2008 Posts: 4,346
      KJs > AQ of course.

      i don't get it actually, why folding AQ to a limper and limp behind KJs ?(
    • Jumbles
      Jumbles
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      Joined: 06.10.2007 Posts: 190
      Limping with these hands is obviously bad as you're usually looking for top pair, yet entering a multiway pot.

      Does not compute.

      KQs - J10s, as high suited connectors, play better in multiway pots as they can flop huge.

      Edit: I'm sure they don't want you raising these hands on the beginners SHC because they want to keep it as a chart, not a book :P

      For simplicity's sake, positions and cards are grouped fairly wide.

      That's my take on it, anyway.
    • Tuuletallaja
      Tuuletallaja
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      Joined: 10.06.2008 Posts: 76
      administrators and others, what say you?
    • delete461
      delete461
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      Joined: 04.07.2008 Posts: 1,036
      In that situation I just play suited AT+ as suited face cards, as you say it makes no sense to fold them when it is fine to call behind with lesser cards
    • Kellerlanplayer
      Kellerlanplayer
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      Joined: 02.12.2006 Posts: 18,529
      I think the main aspect is for the beginner. If you limp these cards you can only play with the nuts^^

      And if you play AQs in a multiway pot and hit the Ace, beginners overplayed these cards.
      Anytime you must throw the chart and play poker with other ideas^^