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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor (RJIF): 5.48

ISSN: 2456-0057

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Comparison of the emotional maturity of the fide rated chess players in Kerala
Author(s): Dr. Vinu Bhaskar
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to compare the emotional maturity of the FIDE rated male and female Chess Players from Kerala, India. 180 FIDE rated chess players were selected as the subjects for the study. FIDE International Rating is used in Chess to calculate an estimate of the Chess playing strength of a player. The subjects under the study were equally assigned to six classes based on their FIDE International Ratings. The six classes are given below: Class A- Players with the rating of 2200 and above; Class B- Players with the rating between 2000 and 2`99; Class C- Players with the rating between 1800 and 1999; Class D- Players with the rating between 1600 and 1799; Class E- Players with the rating between 1400 and 1599; Class F- Players with the rating between 1200 and 1399. The Emotional Maturity Questionnaire (EMQ) was used to collect the emotional maturity of the subjects under the study. ANCOVA & Scheffe’s Post Hoc test were used to determine the difference between the different Groups under the study. The findings of the study indicated that the players with higher FIDE ratings have showed better scores in Emotional Maturity Questionnaire than players with lower FIDE ratings.
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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vinu Bhaskar. Comparison of the emotional maturity of the fide rated chess players in Kerala. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(2):70-72.
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