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Reynaldo H.
45/hour

Bronx, NY

Master Level Chess Player

I have played chess ever since I was a little boy. I have played and won hundreds of games over the course of my life. Some of my greatest learning experiences came from participating in chess clubs in school, others came from... read more

45/hour
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I have played chess ever since I was a little boy. I have played and won hundreds of games over the course of my life. Some of my greatest learning experiences came from participating in chess clubs in school, others came from... read more

Sam B.
75/hour

Bronx, NY

Chess Expert rated 2150 USCF

I have been playing chess competitively for 4 years with a national rating of 2166 USCF which places me among the top 2000 players in the country. I have experience tutoring ages 5-50 and all different skill levels. read more

75/hour
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I have been playing chess competitively for 4 years with a national rating of 2166 USCF which places me among the top 2000 players in the country. I have experience tutoring ages 5-50 and all different skill levels. read more

Maanav W.
45/hour

Syosset, NY

Chess Enthusiast with 10+ years of experience

I competed in Chess tournaments starting at a very young age and was apart of the chess club in my high school. I look forward to continuing my passion for chess and joining the team at Carnegie Mellon University. I have... read more

45/hour
27 hours tutoring
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I competed in Chess tournaments starting at a very young age and was apart of the chess club in my high school. I look forward to continuing my passion for chess and joining the team at Carnegie Mellon University. I have... read more

Alvin C.
50/hour

Southbridge, MA

Subjects: Science and Mathematics, English, Spanish, Mandarin, Biology

I have been playing chess for 45 years. I was a member of the University of Connecticut chess club. I taught my 2 children to compete in high school championships in chess. I was ranked 1450 in the United States Chess... read more

50/hour
5.0 (26)
100 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for 45 years. I was a member of the University of Connecticut chess club. I taught my 2 children to compete in high school championships in chess. I was ranked 1450 in the United States Chess... read more

Aditya K.
35/hour

New Haven, CT

Chess Coach with Five Years of Experience

I am a A-level chess player with five years of experience tutoring students, primarily from beginning and intermediate-level backgrounds. I have directed & organized tournaments on behalf of Bay Area Chess & formerly served... read more

35/hour
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I am a A-level chess player with five years of experience tutoring students, primarily from beginning and intermediate-level backgrounds. I have directed & organized tournaments on behalf of Bay Area Chess & formerly served... read more

Adam T.
48/hour

Glastonbury, CT

Passionate Teacher of Math, English, SATs, Test Prep, and Much More

I have played chess since I was 3 or 4 years old. My dad, a past chess master, taught me as much as he could. When I was nine, I won 1st place in the state chess championship in the lower division. I love the game and am happy... read more

48/hour
4.9 (510)
2,715 hours tutoring
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I have played chess since I was 3 or 4 years old. My dad, a past chess master, taught me as much as he could. When I was nine, I won 1st place in the state chess championship in the lower division. I love the game and am happy... read more

Deepak J.
35/hour

Greenvale, NY

I teach a multitude of subjects and will tailor the lesson to you

I have played chess since I was a kid and can teach the basics with no problem. I am in a chess club and read about techniques and moves people can utilize. read more

35/hour
2 hours tutoring
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I have played chess since I was a kid and can teach the basics with no problem. I am in a chess club and read about techniques and moves people can utilize. read more

Gregory L.
50/hour

Stamford, CT

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I help run and organize my school's afterschool chess club. I teach and instruct students in the game of chess, where I give them the basics for understanding the game and some of the tricks that I have learned over the years. read more

50/hour
5.0 (48)
113 hours tutoring
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I help run and organize my school's afterschool chess club. I teach and instruct students in the game of chess, where I give them the basics for understanding the game and some of the tricks that I have learned over the years. read more

Ujjwal D.
60/hour

Stamford, CT

State chess champion in India. Played U-19 nationals and placed 8th in

State chess champion in India. Played U-19 nationals and placed 8th in read more

60/hour
5.0 (2)
5 hours tutoring
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William L.
75/hour

Holyoke, MA

Expert-Level Chess Player with 20+ Years of Tournament Experience

I'm a tournament chess player who has an Expert-level rating from the US Chess Federation. I've played thousands of tournament games. I'm available to analyze games with students and for help with specific techniques. read more

75/hour
5.0 (374)
1,576 hours tutoring
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I'm a tournament chess player who has an Expert-level rating from the US Chess Federation. I've played thousands of tournament games. I'm available to analyze games with students and for help with specific techniques. read more

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

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