Some of you may wonder why I harp so much on the way we treat children in our tournaments. I was sponsored to write a piece a few years back called the inner child which reveals some of the problems that may befall our children if we are not careful. It's a few years old and I've learned so much more since. But I think the gist is still there. Here's the link if you are interested. Click here
At that time I worked as a business coach to Internet Marketers, primarily Americans.
So we cannot ignore abusive trainers, coaches or chess officials. Tournaments can bring life or it can destroy a child. So this is not a matter to take lightly if we are serious about developing our first GM.