The purpose of this course is to provide the student with practical tools to make the transition to casual to tournament chess player. The content of this course condense my experience as first class chess player (United States Chess Federation, USCF), Local tournament director (USCF) and National Instructor (International Chess Federation). The student will be guided to a series of steps to increase his/her chances to compete successfully at rated chess tournaments.
In this activity the student will identify the key features to prepare before playing chess at a tournament.
In this lecture the student will identify factors that impact chess performance but that are usually neglected
After study this section the student will acquire the basic skill to play at chess at a competitive tournament.
In this lecture the student will learn how to profit from every chess games after it is over regardless of the result.
This video is a summary of the main topics covered in this course.
Reflect over the questions and prioritize that options are more relevant to chess performance.
Your chess games are valuable resources to improve your chess. Preserving your chess game is a priority to become better and build your history as a player.
Read the question and choose what option will help you to use your games to get better at chess.
The student will identify what is important in the process of choosing an electronic devise to record his/her games at a chess tournament. Read the questions and reflect what will make your fellow chess player feel comfortable with your recording devise.