Tourney Tourney T25 - 20K Set up


Two Pair
Mar 12, 2021
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Seem like a number of new player like to play Tourney but not sure what the process for the demo of the chip required,

I am currently doing a Tourney Set up chip for a friend so i think this is a good example , and this is the thought process as follow.

Step 1 - T set and starting BB
First of all what T Tourney do you like that is many version T1 T5 T25 T100 etc and how many BB do you want to start with, minimum 200 BB to 400 BB is recommended.

For here our plan was T25 with a deep tourney of 400 BB so we come up with be T25 with 20k starting stack

Step 2 - Starting Stack Chip
20k Set up starting stack - 25/100/500/1000/5000 8/8/6/6/2 for a starting of 30 chips

Chip need for full table 10 person will be 25/100/500/1000/5000 80/80/60/60/20 for a total of 300 chips

Step 3 - Coloring up Chip
Since there are 80 25 chip i will need 20 extra 100 chip for color up

Since there are 80 + 20 100 chip i will need 10 extra 1000 chip for color up

Since there are 60 500 Chip i will need 30 more extra 1000 chip for color up

At this point chip required is 25/100/500/1000/5000 80/100/60/100/20 for a total of 360 chips

Step 4 - Re buy-in Chip
Now we need to account for re buy in and top up chip, assuming there is a limit of just 1 re buyin per person you will need 10 set of 4 x 5000 chip

that will bring us to a grand total of 25/100/500/1000/5000 80/100/60/100/60 for a total of 400 chips

This will be the bare minimum chip needed for the above example, hope this will help to clear up some idea on how to do a tourney chip set.

P.S. I not that much of a Tourney player but this is the thought process on how it should be done so there will be area for room of improvement
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3 of a Kind
Feb 23, 2018
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Step 1: 25-Base, 200BB-400BB
Starting Blinds at 25-50, Starting Chips 10,000-20,000. This will require a 25-75 between 25-50 to 50-100 to avert doubling.
Starting Blinds at 50-100, Starting Chips 20,000-40,000.

Step 2: Starting Stack Chips
Standard 25-100-500-1000-5000 with 20,000 Starting Chips: 12x 25, 12x 100, 5x 500, 6x 1000, 2x 5000
Full 10UP Table Chips Required (parentheses if only able to buy in 25s):
T25 - 120(125)
T100 - 120(125)
T500 - 50(50)
T1000 - 60(75)
T5000 - 20(25)
Total - 370(400)

Step 3: Colour-up Chips
Colour-up 25 & 100: There are 15000 in 25s and 100s, 15 T1000 Required.
Colour-up 500: There are 25000 in 500, 5x T5000 Required.
You only need higher denoms that will be always available in play to colour-up lower denominations.
Interestingly, the number of chips in parentheses would be sufficient.

Step 4: Re-entry Chips
4x 5000 Chips per player, assuming everyone re-enter only once, add 40(50) 5000 Chips.

You will need this chips line-up to deploy your tournament.
T25 - 125
T100 - 125
T500 - 50
T1000 - 75
T5000 - 75
TOTAL - 450 Chips.
Don't forget spares in case of missing chips.
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