Questions tagged [careers]

For questions about the different careers in chess, e.g. player or coach.

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Why do top GM's "retire" from chess? [closed]

After Kramnik's recent announcement, Nakamura also said in a chess.com interview that he will retire from chess at age 40. I am curious why a super GM feels the need to "officially retire" from chess ...
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Am I too late to be a professional in chess? [duplicate]

I am at the age of 32 and my current rating is 1600. Is it too late to be professional in chess? I love chess from my whole heart, what should I do?
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Careers in Chess

What are the different career options in Chess? The obvious and famous one is being a professional player, and the next best one is that of a chess coach. What are the other careers that involve ...
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