There are many careers around chess for those people who have passion for the game, want to associate with chess and explore added benefits, and then this article is for you. Here we are not going to talk about professions like chess player or coaching, which are the first choice of any chess lover, but we are going to understand the careers which keep you around chess, and your affection for chess helps you to earn some extra fortune. Most of the suggestions in the following list can’t stand out alone as a career, but with your mainstream career these can be the shine line.
Chess Careers :
As per Wikipedia – In chess, International Arbiter is a title awarded by FIDE to individuals deemed capable of acting as arbiter in important chess matches. Or in simple words they are the utmost level of chess referees.
Like an umpire in cricket, an Arbiter’s role is to supervise over a match and make sure players follow all the rules of the game. It is the arbiter’s responsibility to correct the player and even penalize them for an error. Arbiters need to be specialists in the chess laws.
Chess Writers/Bloggers :
Your knowledge about chess can help to become a specialized author of chess. In today’s digital world you can express your love towards chess by writing interesting stories, case studies, exploring bionics and describing genius board moves as columnist, bloggers or freelancing writer. Unlike Chess journalism, freelancing writers has more freedom to highlight own perceptions.
Chess photographers :
You can dedicate your extra time by photographing chess & its players from all over the world. Chess games photography is a demonstration of clever clicks like how to do your job without disturbing the player, how be always on silent mode, what is happening on board and when to capture moment.
Good understanding of the chess game enhances potential of chess photography. You grow best in capturing right angles of the tournament mood. It’s a mix of skill, chess knowledge and creative imagination.
Chess Programmers :
Here one can syndicate their profession with passion for chess. Chess is a very multifaceted game, and has a very high branching factor. Any programmer with a chess game understanding can designing a chess programs, chess games for different level.
Chess Artists :
You love art & you love chess too. Oh! That’s great & unusual combination which makes you qualified for a chess craft artist. Expressing your love for chess through designing its platform and icons can make you good extra fortune. Chess iconography and checked surface are quite prominent throughout the edges. Many chess lovers have manifested their innovative concepts in real life. Designed a chess set, employing both sleek, modernist, geometric forms is quite interesting work to do.
Chess Journalism :
For a good journalist, an academic education & certification is important but to become a chess journalist you need more than that. It’s a very noble profession. Chess journalist must follow certain rules like, respect human rights and human dignity, shouldn’t invade players’ privacy, do not cause any physical or mental suffering & so many like this. They must write original truthful content by referring to the appropriate means of verification and proof of materials. If you are good at it then global news organizations will support you to achieve international recommendation in sport reporting.
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