A chess coach is one who guides students in their journey of chess.Each student is different and it is important for a coach to have a personal rapport with his pupil.The coach plays various roles such as guide,friend,mentor. What I require as chess coach with my students is their passion and commitment to the game of chess.The students should be regular in class and have tremendous appetite for hardwork.. Chess develops concentration and problem solving skills in children. Students who are good in chess tend to develop concentration which helps in studies Hardwork and commitment to the game is more important than mere talent.
Basic principles of chess opening
- Control the center
- Activate your minor pieces Bishop and Knight
- Development of pieces in important squares
- Good Pawn structure