A Guide to Help Scholastic Chess Players Avoid Mental and Physical Exhaustion During Tournaments

Train Like a Grandmaster

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As I reflect on my years as a scholastic chess club coach for a private school, my focus was on chess etiquette, fundamentals, strategy, and tactics. What I realize now, but failed to recognize then, was the need to properly educate my students on nutrition…




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Armando Almase

Armando Almase

Husband, father, and friend. Analyst and storyteller. Licensed advocate and educator. Published book author. Former EMS professional and LEO.

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