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How do you become a pro chess player?
Last Updated: 29th April, 2020
Earn a 2500 FIDE rating.
- Start young. Learning the game of chess at an earlyagehas many advantages.
- Work hard.
- Play tournaments.
- Score three norms.
- Earn a 2500 FIDE rating.
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Correspondingly, how much money do chess players make?
Today, the very top chess players in the worldcanmake good livings from the game. Magnus Carlsen andVishyAnand, who will play this month's world chesschampionship inRussia, made more than $1 million each of the pasttwo years fromchess winnings alone. The other topgrandmasters in the worlddo pretty well, too.
Also, how long does it take to become a grandmaster in chess? To qualify for the Grandmaster title, aplayerneeded to achieve three such GM results within a rollingperiod ofthree years.
Regarding this, can anyone become a chess master?
To have any chance to be a top-10 player,you'llneed to start playing chess very early—best is 6or 7years of age. Yes, there are always exceptions, but for themostpart, that's the way it is. We now have aninternationalmaster who is 10 years old and grandmastersthat are 12, 13,and 14 years of age.
How do you win a game of chess?
Here are 10 tips to get you started:
- LEARN THE MOVES. Each chess piece can move only acertainway.
- OPEN WITH A PAWN. Move the pawn in front of either the kingorqueen two squares forward.
- GET THE KNIGHTS AND BISHOPS OUT.
- WATCH YOUR BACK!
- DON'T WASTE TIME.
- “CASTLE” EARLY.
- ATTACK IN THE “MIDDLEGAME”
- LOSE PIECES WISELY.