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The Best Chess Tutors in California

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Chris T.
40/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... read more

40/hour
4.9 (37)
70 hours tutoring Chess out of 73 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... read more

Antonio R.
40/hour

San Jose, CA

Experienced Chess Coach

I am a certified chess coach by the United States Chess Federation read more

40/hour
4.6 (57)
225 hours tutoring Chess out of 288 hours
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I am a certified chess coach by the United States Chess Federation read more

Frank B.
50/hour

Mountain View, CA

Retired Attorney, Practicing Short Story Writer and Novelist

I am a 67 year old retired attorney, one time public defender, later prosecutor, appellate litigator (death penalty defense before the California Supreme Court), entrepreneurial lawyer - lots of stuff. I am also a working writer, with a couple of... read more

50/hour
5.0 (35)
16 hours tutoring Chess out of 113 hours
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I am a 67 year old retired attorney, one time public defender, later prosecutor, appellate litigator (death penalty defense before the California Supreme Court), entrepreneurial lawyer - lots of stuff. I am also a working writer, with a couple of... read more

Shane A.
40/hour

Downey, CA

Beginner-Intermediate Chess Lessons

I'm a 21 year old college student with a deep love for the game of chess. I first started playing chess when I was 8, and by the time I was 12 I was already participating in tournaments and reading up on different strategies on... read more

40/hour
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I'm a 21 year old college student with a deep love for the game of chess. I first started playing chess when I was 8, and by the time I was 12 I was already participating in tournaments and reading up on different strategies on... read more

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. read more

55/hour
5.0 (49)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 133 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. read more

Phil C.
72/hour

Temple City, CA

Beginning Chess Basics

I can teach the elementary rules of the game, as well as basic opening strategies and some end-game material. read more

72/hour
11 hours tutoring
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I can teach the elementary rules of the game, as well as basic opening strategies and some end-game material. read more

Dan A.
120/hour

Santa Monica, CA

International Master of Chess with 5+ Years of Teaching Experience

At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have... read more

120/hour
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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have... read more

Stephen B.
45/hour

San Francisco, 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... read more

45/hour
5.0 (76)
606 hours tutoring
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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... read more

Caleb W.
50/hour

Los Angeles, CA

USCF National Master, 7 years of experience teaching chess

I am a USCF chess national master. I have 7 years of teaching chess to students of all ages. Some of my chess students have gained hundreds and close to thousands of ELO points since my goal is to teach not only the game but... read more

50/hour
5.0 (10)
36 hours tutoring Chess out of 37 hours
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I am a USCF chess national master. I have 7 years of teaching chess to students of all ages. Some of my chess students have gained hundreds and close to thousands of ELO points since my goal is to teach not only the game but... read more

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. read more

60/hour
4.9 (30)
119 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. read more

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