2016, Vol. 1 Issue 1, Part B
Comparison of the profile of mood states of the different groups of fide rated tournament chess players in Kerala
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Vinu Bhaskar and Jairaj J
The purpose of the study was to compare the Profile of Mood States of the different groups of FIDE rated Tournament Chess Players in Kerala, India. 180 Tournament playing male 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 groups based on their FIDE International Ratings. The six Groups are given below: Class A- Players with the Rating of 2100 and above; Class B- Players with the Rating between 1900 and 2099; Class C- Players with the Rating between 1700 and 1899; Class D- Players with the Rating between 1500 and 1699; Class E- Players with the Rating between 1200 and 1499; Class F- Players with the Rating between 1000 and 1199. The Profile of Mood States Questionnaire (Mac Nair et al. 1991) was used to measure the Profile of Mood States (POMS) of the subjects under the study and the score was recorded to the nearest whole number. 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 highly rated chess players have showed better scores in the Profile of Mood States questionnaire than lower rated chess players.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Vinu Bhaskar, Jairaj J. Comparison of the profile of mood states of the different groups of fide rated tournament chess players in Kerala. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2016;1(1):104-108.