Find Chess lessons in Berkeley, CA

Pay-as-you-go private Chess tutoring in-person or online

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best Chess Tutors in Berkeley, CA

7 Berkeley private Chess lessons / Find the best local Chess lesson in Berkeley

See more experts ›
Stephen B.
45/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Chess Teacher/Tutor

As an educator, I have formally taught chess in my high school and middle school classes as both a teacher and an administrator. I have tutored students extensively in after-school programs in chess as the tutoring programs teacher and teacher leader. I have played chess since I was six years old. read more

45/hour
5.0 (85)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 718 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

As an educator, I have formally taught chess in my high school and middle school classes as both a teacher and an administrator. I have tutored students extensively in after-school programs in chess as the tutoring programs teacher and teacher leader. I have played chess since I was six years old. read more

Eileen Z.
50/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Chess Tutor

I am currently a class A player that has expert level knowledge of tactics, strategy, openings, and the endgame. I have played in many tournaments and have defeated several international- and grand-masters. I have also been heavily involved with local schools, helping students to learn the beauty of the game. read more

50/hour
5.0 (2)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 16 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I am currently a class A player that has expert level knowledge of tactics, strategy, openings, and the endgame. I have played in many tournaments and have defeated several international- and grand-masters. I have also been heavily involved with local schools, helping students to learn the beauty of the game. read more

Louis J.
100/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Advanced Chess Player

I was taught chess at 5 years old by my father and have been playing ever since. I am an online member of chess.com. One of my biggest accomplishments in chess was when I beat a Lawyer from Princeton University who was bragging about how his daughter was going to be a grandmaster by the age of 4. My... read more

100/hour
5.0 (29)
86 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I was taught chess at 5 years old by my father and have been playing ever since. I am an online member of chess.com. One of my biggest accomplishments in chess was when I beat a Lawyer from Princeton University who was bragging about how his daughter was going to be a grandmaster by the age of 4. My... read more

Online Chess Tutoring

Jonathan R.
60/hour

Chess Instructor - Peak USCF rating of 2006 (EXPERT)

have been A competitive chess player for 14 years and have been teaching chess for ten years. I have a peak USCF Rating of over 2006 which is considered an EXPERT level chess player. I also have a peak Blitz rating of 2024 on... read more

60/hour
5.0 (60)
215 hours tutoring Chess out of 215 hours
Offers online lessons
See Tutors Like This

have been A competitive chess player for 14 years and have been teaching chess for ten years. I have a peak USCF Rating of over 2006 which is considered an EXPERT level chess player. I also have a peak Blitz rating of 2024 on... read more

Rene M.
45/hour

K-12 Chess

As a Chess coach, I am a member of the United States Chess Federation, and currently, tutor children and adults who have minimal or no experience. In 2013 my middle school chess team finished 1st place overall in the Non-Rated... read more

45/hour
5.0 (238)
440 hours tutoring Chess out of 638 hours
Offers online lessons
See Tutors Like This

As a Chess coach, I am a member of the United States Chess Federation, and currently, tutor children and adults who have minimal or no experience. In 2013 my middle school chess team finished 1st place overall in the Non-Rated... read more

Chris T.
50/hour

Correspondence Chess Master, United States Chess Federation

Chris was able to instruct several individual National Chess Champions as well as coach for the Mission San Jose Elementary School chess team, which in 2009, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018 took first place at the USCF National Elementary... read more

50/hour
4.9 (104)
278 hours tutoring Chess out of 282 hours
Offers online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Chris was able to instruct several individual National Chess Champions as well as coach for the Mission San Jose Elementary School chess team, which in 2009, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018 took first place at the USCF National Elementary... read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private Chess tutoring lessons

Berkeley Chess Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

What’s a fair price for a private Berkeley Chess tutor? Berkeley Chess tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$20 $85
$35
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets