17 min interview with chess genius and poker player, Jeff Sarwer.

If you are looking to take your online game to the next level, this video has some suggestions to help you.
What do you think about his suggestion that 100 buyins is a sufficient bankroll? Does that still hold true if you’re playing 20 tables at once? I feel like the 100 buyin benchmark is a little bit out of date, especially at microstakes online.

This might interest any chess geeks, it’s a commentary on Sarwer’s strange chess history over a brutal, famous game of chess between two children…

Geeky Considerations:

Using software to help you play online is the nature of the modern game, whether you like it or not. If you consider yourself to be a ‘serious’ or ‘regular’ online poker player, you should already be using, or thinking about using, some software tools.

Here’s some links to help you out:

Basic (and free) equity calculators:
PokerStove Download

Browser Equity Calculator

For a more expansive, and expensive, equity calculator, you can use flopzilla.com.

This is the decision tree software for advanced players analysis: cardrunnersev.com

This is the HUD software I use: pokertracker.com