Here's a great topic for someone to write a book about: the many roles of parents at chess tournaments. More than a few anxious parents may feel better simply reading and learning from the experiences of someone who has been there in the past. Over the past week, Chess Life Online published a series of articles from the National K-12 Championships in Dallas to offer three unique personal perspectives into the wacko world of scholastic tournaments.
- Veteran Parent Mark Schein -- Article 1 and Article 2
- Coach and Bookstore Staff FM Todd Andrews -- Article 3
- Parent and Volunteer Melinda Matthews -- Article 4