Tournament Cruncher - Advanced
An advanced poker tournament calculator, analyzer & dealmaker to give you an edge in tournaments.
*** Pay once and enjoy forever ***
No in-app purchases/fees.
Continual improvement for many years.
New: A user interface upgrade for iPhone X-series models.
1) An ICM (Independent Chip Model) calculator
2) A ChipChop calculator
3) A final table chop dealmaker - compare the ICM deal with the ChipChop deal
4) An M & Q ratios, Number of Big Blinds, and Bubble Factor calculator
5) A Push/Call/Fold ICM Decision Analyzer
If this app helps you make just one better final table chop deal, it will pay for itself many times over! We suggest using this app fairly and responsibly when making final table chop deals.
Start using Tournament Cruncher today to improve your tournament game and results!
"ICM Cruncher [Tournament Cruncher], which works great in combination with Poker Cruncher, is an Independent Chip Model (ICM) calculator that teaches you the math behind the correct decision to push, fold, or call."
Many more great reviews from poker experts, pros, and coaches, and on our TwoPlusTwo forum thread.
(See our website.)
If you play poker tournaments of any kind, knowledge of ICM is essential for doing well especially as you get close to the bubble or make it into the money. This is especially true for small tournaments and Sit-n-Go's and satellites because you're in this situation very often.
Tournaments and cash games are very different as you approach the bubble or make it into the money. In cash games it's all about the chips, which are 1-to-1 equivalent to $’s all of the time. But in tournaments chips don't have fixed/constant value; you're trying to maximize your $ payout not your chips. This means you should *not* make decisions based on your chip equity or chip pot odds (that's cash game thinking), but on your $ payout equity and $ payout pot odds.
ICM lets you do this by "converting" chip stacks to expected $ payouts. ChipChop is an alternative popular way of doing this. Tournament Cruncher gives you both ICM and ChipChop calculators.
ICM And ChipChop Calculators, Final Table Chop Dealmaker
+ Up to 10 players, up to 10 payouts
+ Fast ICM algorithm
+ Simple and clean one-screen design so you can see the whole scenario easily
+ Compare the ICM deal with the ChipChop deal
+ Save/load up to 6 scenarios (e.g. save the payout structures of your favorite tournaments, save and compare a few scenarios for "what if" analysis)
+ View calculation details and export to email
M & Q Ratios (And M Zone) And Number Of Big Blinds Calculator
Your M ratio (or M number) is a measure of the health of your chip stack in relation to the cost of playing each round. This ratio to a large extent determines how you should play with your current chip stack at the current stage of the tournament. Tournament Cruncher also shows you which *M Zone* you currently fall in.
Your Q ratio describes the relation of your stack to the average stack.
Your Number of Big Blinds is of course also an important measure of the health of your chip stack.
Bubble Factor Calculator
Bubble factor measures how big an ICM effect a given player has against another player. If your bubble factor is very close to 1, then there is very little ICM effect, and you can make decisions based pretty much on chip pot odds (as in a cash game). However if your bubble factor is significantly greater than 1, then you must make decisions based on your tournament $ equity (your ICM equity), not just on chip pot odds.
Push/Call/Fold ICM Decision Analyzers
+ Call An All-In Or Fold?
+ Push All-In Or Fold?
See our website for our strong free app update history over many years.
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Also please check out our companion app PokerCruncher.
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Improvements to the Menu --> Help … and Menu --> Our Apps … submenus:
1) Improve the wording of a few menu buttons.
2) Update/improve the links to a few of our apps, e.g. to go directly to the App Store.
3) Add a new “Coaches & Pros” menu button, that takes you to our new Coaches & Pros page on our website.
We’re very happy that some really good pros/coaches like these guys are using PokerCruncher and have created some great teaching material. Do check them out on our Coaches & Pros webpage. And also check out some great videos and blogs on PokerCruncher that they’ve created on our (improved) Tutorials & Videos webpage.
If you like Tournament Cruncher and our continuing work, please consider writing an App Store review, thanks!
-RJ, PokerCruncher, LLC
Tournament Cruncher - Advanced