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What is the true value of a Chess Grandmaster?

It is harder to earn the Grandmaster title than to get a PhD. So what is the true value of a Grandmaster in chess?

What is the value of a Grandmaster?

I have seen Grandmasters entering chess tournaments with no condition. I have seen Grandmasters getting $100,000 or more just to appear before making a single move. I have seen Grandmasters after 9-11 grueling rounds of competition not making a penny. I have seen Grandmasters earning hundreds of thousands of dollars (or even millions) a year.

So what is the value of a Grandmaster?

I have seen Grandmasters writing chess books for no advances, or with good contracts, perhaps get $1,000-$2,000 advances. I have seen Grandmasters getting $20,000-$50,000 before typing the first word. I have seen Grandmasters writing very good books, and selling a few hundred copies, or on rare occasions, 1,000-2,000 copies. I have seen Grandmasters selling at least 20,000 copies for every chess books.

So again, what is the value of a Grandmaster?

I have seen Grandmasters teaching private lessons for $15-$20 an hour. I have seen Grandmasters charging $300-$500 an hour for private lessons, and I have also seen Grandmasters charging more than $1,000 an hour.

If you think that ratings or titles have something to do with it, not quite. I have seen Grandmasters who are well under 2500 making 5-10 times more than Grandmasters who are 200-300 points higher. I have seen Grandmasters who won big tournaments making way less than Grandmasters who have never won anything significant in their entire careers.

So what is the value of a Grandmaster, and how can one improve it?

Paul Morphy no solo no ganó dinero sino que tuvo que pagarse los viajes. En su época estaba mal visto ganar dinero con el ajedrez.

Se empezó a ganar dinero con Bobby. Gracias a él los ajedrecistas empezaron a ganarse la vida con este juego.

Hay modos de ganar mucho dinero con el ajedrez. También hay ajedrecistas que no le dan importancia al dinero

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