Survival Guide for Chess Parents (Paperback)Tanya Jones
Paperback Published: 03/11/2003
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In "Survival Guide for Chess Parents", Tanya Jones concentrates on the numerous aspects of being a 'chess parent' and answers the many questions facing those with chess-playing children. There's certainly more to this than meets the eye. Problems are as diverse as 'How can I help in the very early stages?', 'How do I find suitable clubs and tournaments?', 'Should I watch when he or she is playing?' and 'How do I find a good chess coach?' Jones also tackles aspects such as chess and education, the intricacies of tournament rules and the subjects of rating and grades plus the ever-increasing role of computers and the Internet. Whether a child is just starting out in the game or is a budding prodigy, this book is essential reading.
Publisher: Everyman Chess