Survival guide from Chess Parents
n 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, 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.
*A complete guide for the chess parent
*Explains the intricacies of tournament rules
*Tackles the subjects of rating and grades