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Nicholas P. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Nicholas P.
30/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Chess Coach

I have a Fide International Blitz rating of 1910 and a NZCF classical rating of 2123. Additionally, I have around 4 years teaching chess classes both in person and online with organizations "Chess Wizards" in the US and... See Nicholas's full profile

30/hour
4.7 (3)
12 hours tutoring Chess out of 12 hours
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I have a Fide International Blitz rating of 1910 and a NZCF classical rating of 2123. Additionally, I have around 4 years teaching chess classes both in person and online with organizations "Chess Wizards" in the US and... See Nicholas's full profile

Shivangi G. Fremont, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Shivangi G.
30/hour

Fremont, CA

Competitive Chess Player with 5+ Years of Coaching Experience

I started playing chess at the nationally-ranked, after-school chess program at my elementary school at the age of 5. Until high school, I played competitively in over a 100 rated tournaments, reached a rating of 1500 in UCSF,... See Shivangi's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (16)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 61 hours
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I started playing chess at the nationally-ranked, after-school chess program at my elementary school at the age of 5. Until high school, I played competitively in over a 100 rated tournaments, reached a rating of 1500 in UCSF,... See Shivangi's full profile

Rama G. Tustin, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Rama G.
30/hour

Tustin, CA

Experienced and Effective Chess Tutor

* Hello friend, I have been tutoring since 2016 - even before I found Wyzant. I am a very effective chess tutor/chess coach for anyone from an absolute beginner to an intermediate tournament player. I have competed in over 50... See Rama's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (81)
293 hours tutoring Chess out of 293 hours
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* Hello friend, I have been tutoring since 2016 - even before I found Wyzant. I am a very effective chess tutor/chess coach for anyone from an absolute beginner to an intermediate tournament player. I have competed in over 50... See Rama's full profile

Alex T. Rohnert Park, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alex T.
30/hour

Rohnert Park, CA

Patient and Knowledgeable Multiple Subject Tutor

I have been playing chess now for over 10 years either with real people or sometimes just against a computer online. While I know all the rules, I am only a decent player and would only be helpful to a beginner. I do not know any advanced... See Alex's full profile

30/hour
4.4 (9)
25 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess now for over 10 years either with real people or sometimes just against a computer online. While I know all the rules, I am only a decent player and would only be helpful to a beginner. I do not know any advanced... See Alex's full profile

Asia M. San Francisco, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Asia M.
35/hour

San Francisco, CA

Chess Coach at Kingdom Come Chess Academy

I ran an after school chess program within the PG County, MD public school system 2013-2014. Currently, I am the owner of Kingdom Come Chess Academy. My coaches and I introduce the game of chess to newbies, and help build... See Asia's full profile

35/hour
4.9 (102)
46 hours tutoring Chess out of 436 hours
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I ran an after school chess program within the PG County, MD public school system 2013-2014. Currently, I am the owner of Kingdom Come Chess Academy. My coaches and I introduce the game of chess to newbies, and help build... See Asia's full profile

Mike G. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Mike G.
35/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Chess tutor

My famous chess coach, Pavel Kondratiev and legendary player and brilliant writer David Bronshtein used to, teach me to play and understand chess. I provide in classroom lessons as well as private in-house sessions. I have been playing... See Mike's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (120)
330 hours tutoring Chess out of 388 hours
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My famous chess coach, Pavel Kondratiev and legendary player and brilliant writer David Bronshtein used to, teach me to play and understand chess. I provide in classroom lessons as well as private in-house sessions. I have been playing... See Mike's full profile

Nicholas M. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Nicholas M.
35/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Experienced Chess Coach and Tutor, Class A Player, USC Undergrad

I have a USCF Rating 1944, US Chess Federation-certified Class A Player. a 2-time winner at Lina Grumette Memorial Day Chess Classic. Competed in over 117 USCF tournaments to date, including 5 American Opens. Many years of experience... See Nicholas's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (83)
383 hours tutoring Chess out of 383 hours
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I have a USCF Rating 1944, US Chess Federation-certified Class A Player. a 2-time winner at Lina Grumette Memorial Day Chess Classic. Competed in over 117 USCF tournaments to date, including 5 American Opens. Many years of experience... See Nicholas's full profile

David B. Riverside, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David B.
35/hour

Riverside, CA

Competitive Chess Player

Chess is by far my favorite pastime, and has been for some years now. In high school I was actively involved in the chess club, and took first place in the two tournaments that I participated in. I love reading books on chess... See David's full profile

35/hour
4.1 (13)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 26 hours
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Chess is by far my favorite pastime, and has been for some years now. In high school I was actively involved in the chess club, and took first place in the two tournaments that I participated in. I love reading books on chess... See David's full profile

Olufemi A. Santa Ana, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Olufemi A.
40/hour

Santa Ana, CA

Chess Player with 8 years of experience

I was the winner of inaugural Santa Ana College chess competition in 2018. I'm also in the 98% percentile ranking on chess.com for blitz and bullet chess. My rating is a 2100 on average for the two time formats I actively play. See Olufemi's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (26)
126 hours tutoring
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I was the winner of inaugural Santa Ana College chess competition in 2018. I'm also in the 98% percentile ranking on chess.com for blitz and bullet chess. My rating is a 2100 on average for the two time formats I actively play. See Olufemi's full profile

Dennis U. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Dennis U.
40/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Self Taught Chess Expert / Chess Coach giving Zoom and in Home Lessons

I am a USCF candidate master with over 25 years playing experience. I have taught chess in after school programs and done in home tutoring to children and adults including children on the autism spectrum. I once taught chess on a... See Dennis's full profile

40/hour
4.4 (5)
10 hours tutoring Chess out of 10 hours
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I am a USCF candidate master with over 25 years playing experience. I have taught chess in after school programs and done in home tutoring to children and adults including children on the autism spectrum. I once taught chess on a... See Dennis's full profile

Brandon G. Spring Valley, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Brandon G.
40/hour

Spring Valley, CA

Effective Multi-Subject Tutor, Specialties in Math and Technology

I mainly enjoy playing for fun, but when I get enough practice in I might try my hands at a tournament. Back at La Costa Canyon, I used to be in a Chess Club and I still have the T-shirt to prove it. :) I look forward to teaching... See Brandon's full profile

40/hour
4.8 (74)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 110 hours
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I mainly enjoy playing for fun, but when I get enough practice in I might try my hands at a tournament. Back at La Costa Canyon, I used to be in a Chess Club and I still have the T-shirt to prove it. :) I look forward to teaching... See Brandon's full profile

Blake C. Sacramento, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Blake C.
40/hour

Sacramento, CA

Chess Expert with 30 years experience.

I been playing chess for 30 years. I have read two chess books by Yasser Seirawan, Winning Chess Strategies & Winning Chess Brilliances. On lichess.org, there are chess puzzles where lichess will rate your... See Blake's full profile

40/hour
3.5 (2)
10 hours tutoring
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I been playing chess for 30 years. I have read two chess books by Yasser Seirawan, Winning Chess Strategies & Winning Chess Brilliances. On lichess.org, there are chess puzzles where lichess will rate your... See Blake's full profile

Monte G. Las Vegas, NV, available for online & in-person tutoring
Monte G.
45/hour

Las Vegas, NV

Experienced Chess Tutor

I am very good at chess. I have extensive experience teaching children how to play chess. I have even developed a series of drills to teach certain strategic concepts. I am very patient with children. See Monte's full profile

45/hour
4.8 (280)
9 hours tutoring Chess out of 631 hours
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I am very good at chess. I have extensive experience teaching children how to play chess. I have even developed a series of drills to teach certain strategic concepts. I am very patient with children. See Monte's full profile

Ricky S. Santa Barbara, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ricky S.
45/hour

Santa Barbara, CA

Passionate, Fun, & Knowledgeable Chess tutor

I have been playing chess since I was a child and continue to do so to this day. I use zoom screenshare in conjunction with an interactive chessboard to illustrate critical positional sequences using arrows and highlights. The strength of a... See Ricky's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (76)
11 hours tutoring Chess out of 173 hours
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I have been playing chess since I was a child and continue to do so to this day. I use zoom screenshare in conjunction with an interactive chessboard to illustrate critical positional sequences using arrows and highlights. The strength of a... See Ricky's full profile

Eileen Z. Daly City, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Eileen Z.
50/hour

Daly City, 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... See Eileen's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (2)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 18 hours
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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... See Eileen's full profile

Chris T. Fremont, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Chris T.
50/hour

Fremont, CA

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... See Chris's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (105)
294 hours tutoring Chess out of 298 hours
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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... See Chris's full profile

Aayan P. Reno, NV, available for online & in-person tutoring
Aayan P.
50/hour

Reno, NV

Retired Professional Chess Player

I used to compete very competitively in chess tournaments. I am a state champion in Nevada, a winner of the California U1800 state tournament, and have been invited to the Barber Tournament of International Champions, one of the most... See Aayan's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (13)
38 hours tutoring
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I used to compete very competitively in chess tournaments. I am a state champion in Nevada, a winner of the California U1800 state tournament, and have been invited to the Barber Tournament of International Champions, one of the most... See Aayan's full profile

Farirai G. Moreno Valley, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Farirai G.
50/hour

Moreno Valley, CA

Chess Instructor

I am actively licensed chess instructor a title awarded to me by FIDE in 2014 , world chess federation. I was National Youth chess coach for Zimbabwe. I have a Chess rating and another international title of... See Farirai's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (145)
372 hours tutoring Chess out of 372 hours
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I am actively licensed chess instructor a title awarded to me by FIDE in 2014 , world chess federation. I was National Youth chess coach for Zimbabwe. I have a Chess rating and another international title of... See Farirai's full profile

Mikey K. Encinitas, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Mikey K.
55/hour

Encinitas, CA

Chess Coach

I teach chess to kids in after school programs, make my own chess sets from old toys and hand-paint board. I have been playing for 25+ years. See Mikey's full profile

55/hour
5.0 (56)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 149 hours
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I teach chess to kids in after school programs, make my own chess sets from old toys and hand-paint board. I have been playing for 25+ years. See Mikey's full profile

Carlos G. Trabuco Canyon, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Carlos G.
60/hour

Trabuco Canyon, CA

Instruction with a user-friendly, patient and methodical approach

I have been playing chess for over 10 years. I am able to teach at the beginning to intermediate levels. See Carlos's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (30)
129 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for over 10 years. I am able to teach at the beginning to intermediate levels. See Carlos's full profile

John S. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
John S.
80/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Chess Tutor

I have participated in professional chess competitions such as Acropolis International Chess Tournament, French Chess Championship and European Parliamentary Friendship Online Chess Tournament! I play chess for... See John's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (279)
987 hours tutoring
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I have participated in professional chess competitions such as Acropolis International Chess Tournament, French Chess Championship and European Parliamentary Friendship Online Chess Tournament! I play chess for... See John's full profile

Matthew J. San Jose, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Matthew J.
80/hour

San Jose, CA

Private chess tutor with 4+ years of experience.

I have been tutoring chess for over four years, and have played most of my life. I offer individual and group chess lessons for beginners to advanced level players. See Matthew's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (17)
34 hours tutoring
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I have been tutoring chess for over four years, and have played most of my life. I offer individual and group chess lessons for beginners to advanced level players. See Matthew's full profile

David M. Temecula, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David M.
85/hour

Temecula, CA

Algebra 1 through AP Calculus BC Online

I've been playing chess my whole life. On the leading chess website, I play 15/10 rated games and my rating will typically float between 1400 and 1500 under those rules. I've seen a variety of tactics and tricks, and... See David's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (2096)
5,359 hours tutoring
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I've been playing chess my whole life. On the leading chess website, I play 15/10 rated games and my rating will typically float between 1400 and 1500 under those rules. I've seen a variety of tactics and tricks, and... See David's full profile

Joshua S. Torrance, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Joshua S.
100/hour

Torrance, CA

An award winning Public Speaking , ESL and Chess and Poker Coach

I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction... See Joshua's full profile

100/hour
4.5 (4)
17 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction... See Joshua's full profile

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