I was recently interviewed on the podcast ‘The Brand Called You’
Business genius and mass influencer, Ashutosh Garg, covered some of the following questions I hope you will find useful:
1) How do you prepare yourself before a big match both physically and mentally?
2) What goes into making a champion, and what goes into training a champion?
3) What are my three biggest success secrets, both on and off the board?
Here is the description of the video. The link to the video is found at the bottom of the post.
S3 E532 Jesse Cohen, National Master Chess Champion, USA 00:00– Introduction 00:34– About Jesse Cohen 00:44– What made you select chess as a sport? 01:49– How did you start playing chess? 02:27– Journey to become the National Master Chess Champion 04:13– How does this classification work? 05:37– How do you prepare yourself before a big match both physically and mentally? 07:18– What have you done that is right to have kept you at the top for such a long period? 09:13– What goes into making a champion, and what goes into training a champion? 15:03– What will it take to expand the love of chess n a much larger portion of the world? 18:26– What do movies like Queen’s Gambit do for the game of chess? 20:45– Three lessons Anyone who has played a chess game has felt the drive to win. The experience of sitting across the board from a fierce opponent as your clock ticks down and the game becomes more complex is as tense an experience as there is. Here is an episode with National Master Chess Champion, Jesse Cohen who talks all about chess. About Jesse Cohen – Jesse is a National Master Chess Champion in the USA. – He has won several top awards around the world. – He formed Summit School of Chess in 2012. – He teaches over 100 students weekly throughout the Greater Denver and the Front Range areas.