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Quick start guide 2/2 - Basic analysis

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This is a written quick start guide for Deepsolver. In this quick start guide, you will find basic analysis and functionalities after the calculation.

We used the same example as in the 1/2 quick guide.

What you'll do here:

This is a basic guide for players with little or no experience with (solver) analysis.
If you are already experienced and want to skip the basic analysis and want to start with the advanced analysis as soon as possible - this guide is for you.

We will use the following example:

We play in a HU game from the SB (Button) where the blinds are 30/60 and the effective stack size is 600. We limp preflop, BB checks preflop. BB checks on the flop, and we want to see how to play our range versus the BB on the flop.
The flop is Kh8c4s. What to do with our range versus the BB?

1. Let's start with the basic analysis

After your calculation, you will see the following screen:

As you can see in the "game preview", Deepsolver indicates whose turn it is. and what GTO thinks is the best solution with its range.
In our example, however, we don't want to know what the BB should do, but what we should do ourselves according to GTO, and therefore click on the check button. After check, Deepsolver takes no time to show you, what the SB according to GTO, should do with the given range:

1.1 Basic analysis

This is the screen you get after clicking check for the BB.

Buttons to switch between matrix views: Strategy / EV / Range and EQ.
Click here to get a dropdown menu where you can display the EV and EQ values for your range.

Here you can select your combos.
Via these buttons, you can switch between the table (game preview) and analytics. By clicking the trainer button, you go to the Deepsolver trainer.
With this button, you can export the strategy or ranges.
Click this button to see the calculation details.

Overview where you can see what to do with your range.
Button to merge similar actions to simplify the game.

Display showing EV and EQ of both players.
Here you can see stacks of the players and the player whose turn it is.
Action buttons.
Matrix of the range.

1.2 Overview actions

Above the game preview, you have an overview of the actions for your range:

The colors in the overview correspond to the matrix:

If you want to merge the bet options, simply click the check or any bet button to see even more clearly what the percentage check is and what the percentage bet is.

Resulting in:

If you only want to see the hands you need to check in the matrix, simply click on check and the matrix will show you the hands you need to check.

Resulting in:

If you only want to see the hands you need to bet in the matrix, simply click on bet options and the matrix will show you the hands you need to bet.
Here you also have the option to select multiple betting options, below are the hands for bet sizes 39.6 and 72 as examples

Resulting in:

1.3 Matrix

In this section, you will learn more about how the matrix works.

In the matrix you can see the combos of your range, in this example, we look at T4o, by hovering over the matrix.

The combos that are not possible are automatically blocked (bottom left) by Deepsolver.
If we zoom in even more specifically and grab the combo, for example, Th4d.

Here we see that Deepsolver indicates that we should check in 51% of the cases, Bet 39.6 chips in 49% of the cases, and bet 72 chips in 0% of the cases.

1.4 Specific combos in the matrix

If you want to see specific combos in the matrix, simply click on the top right of the matrix.

For example, if you only want to see a club as the first card, simply click on the top club and the matrix will automatically adjust.

Of course, it also applies to the second card. In the example below, the spade is selected as the second card.

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Updated on: 04/10/2021

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