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Chess: It's origin, evolution and the role played by modern technology in it's mastery.

Arguably one the World's greatest technical board game played by millions over the globe, a unique battle between minds on a board of 64 squares, checkered pattern and with it's unique pieces, the game of chess from it's existence was between two players playing to outsmart their opponents using strategies and skills acquired by critical thinking, training and consistent practice.

How Giving The Right Feedback To Students Make Them Better Chess Players

Research says effective feedback in training is an important tool for improvement. This is an integral step of deliberate practice. However, giving the right feedback becomes an indispensable instrument in the path of progress. While the main purpose of feedback is to help the students understand the topic in relation to where they stand, it also important to figure out the weak gaps of knowledge. Feedback which comes attached with a clear guidance to close those weak gaps help the students improve their learning and makes it clear what is actually expected of them.

8 Skills Which Define A Good Chess Trainer

World Renowed Chess Trainer Mark DvoretskyA Chess Trainer is a Chess player first. To impart the knowledge and experience, it is essential for the Trainer to share passion towards the game. Training style is instrumental in igniting the imagination inside students. To bring out long-standing impact, it is important for Trainer to be equipped with certain skills that will make them more approachable and interesting to all the seekers of chess knowledge. Here are few essential skills.

5 Difficulties That Modern Chess Trainers Can Face

The Famous Botvinnik Chess SchoolGiven the penetration of technology into every human sphere, the 21st-century trainer has more tools to his advantage. Trainers who have the responsibility of teaching students in the best possible manner will have to face the below-mentioned problems. To make this explanation a bit more comprehensive, you can lay hands on the modern approaches to teaching in contrast to the age-old online or offline coaching practices that were in vogue.

How Trainers Can Help Students Mitigate Nervousness

It is quite common for students to have nervousness before the start of a tournament, which adversely affects their play and results. For some students, the anxiety is only mild and is seen only during initial rounds but it can be an alarming issue for certain students. Whether the nervousness is mild or if it is a serious problem, trainer can play a crucial role in alleviating it to large extent. Some deliberate changes in the way trainer approaches these students can help them a lot to overcome nervousness and enjoy the game.

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