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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Ways for Kids to Develop a Growth Mindset

By Deborah Notis, Co-Owner of GAMECHANGER Tutoring Connection Your kids spend approximately 30 hours every week in a large classroom, listening to teachers. Some classes are more interactive, others are more lecture-style. But none of these classrooms provide them with personalized learning experiences. Learning experiences that play to their strengths and weaknesses. Learning experiences that help …

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