Month: May 2024

Chess and College Savings: Strategic Moves for Success

By Vicki Vollweiler, MBA, CDC, CEO of College Financial Prep Navigating the journey of saving for college can feel like a game of chess. Both require careful planning, strategic moves, and foresight to ensure a victorious outcome. Here, we will explore how the principles of chess can be applied to saving money on college costs, …

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Play Your Own Section

By National Master Evan Rabin  The advice given in this post is controversial among chess coaches…While it is important to play against strong opponents to improve, at tournaments, players should play their ‘own section’ and not ‘play up’. Tournaments usually have class sections that have maximum ratings. For instance, the World Open has an open …

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