Practice the mathematically optimal tournament game

Mastering the ICM Model is the key to becoming a winning tournament player.

The free ICM trainer by is the ideal tool to perfect your game.


You may not use the ICM Trainer while running a poker client issued by a poker room which explictly forbids the use of the ICM Trainer. Find out if you may use the ICM Trainer at the same time as the poker client by contacting your poker room.

The slider "Hero Edge in %" should be set to 0%, otherwise there might be erroneous results.

Quick start

Training sessions

You can start a training session by clicking Start new ICM training after you have set the filters under Filter Settings on the right hand side of the window.

After every answer you can see the results on the bottom of the screen and a table on the left hand side, with your results along with a summary of your performance so far.

You can pause your training session at any time and save your hands in order to resume where you left off in the next session.

ICM calculation

Under the tab ICM calculation you can look at the exact results of every hand as well as the results of the calculations for every hand. In order to do this, you have to highlight the hand in the list of hands and confirm, by hitting the copy to the editor button.

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System requirements

  • Supported operating systems: Windows Vista/XP/2000.
  • Minimum screen resolution: Min. 1024 x 768
  • Hard drive space: approx. 50 MB.
  • Working memory (RAM): We recommend at least 512 MB.
  • Required run time: .NET Framework 2.0
  • Others: Windows Installer 3.0

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