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Chess

Tips from Mark Dvoretsky

From this wonderful interview –

But we mustn’t forget chess is also a sport and to be successful at a sport it is not enough to just have knowledge, you should have skills too. And for the development of skills you need to train

But it is not sufficient to only find what the student’s shortcomings are. It is also important to find out the reason why specific mistakes are being made

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Writing

Brijnath – The lonely sport – Magical Sentence

In this article, Rohit Brijnath talks about loneliness in Tennis. In one paragraph, he writes about players looking up to their team for encouragement; that even a great player like Federer needs the support –

there is something poignant about sport wherein even the great poet in his winter needs reinforcement that he has not lost his way