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The Best Chess Tutors in Dallas, TX

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MARK J.
45/hour

Near Dallas, TX

Certified Local Chess Coach

I began playing tournament chess (US Chess Federation) in 1974, and have been a life member of the Federation since then. My current rating is 1790, which puts me in the top 5% of competitive chess players in Texas and the top 10% in the US. I'm also a certified local tournament director and... read more

45/hour
4.7 (12)
25 hours tutoring Chess out of 68 hours
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I began playing tournament chess (US Chess Federation) in 1974, and have been a life member of the Federation since then. My current rating is 1790, which puts me in the top 5% of competitive chess players in Texas and the top 10% in the US. I'm also a certified local tournament director and... read more

Harold T.
75/hour

Near Dallas, TX

STEM Tutor: Calculus, Physics, Discrete Math, C++, Java

My father taught me how to play chess at a very early age. I even placed second in a chess tournament once. My skills and strategy are ideal for tutoring beginning and intermediate chess players. read more

75/hour
5.0 (543)
56 hours tutoring Chess out of 2,187 hours
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My father taught me how to play chess at a very early age. I even placed second in a chess tournament once. My skills and strategy are ideal for tutoring beginning and intermediate chess players. read more

James D.
31/hour

Dallas, TX

Lecturer and Published Author with 12+ years experience, Engaging

I played chess competitively in High School and in college. I played in numerous USCF (United States Chess Federation) tournaments with a rating of 1750. The average is 1200. I even created an opening chess strategy similar to the Bishop's opening because my style is aggressive. read more

31/hour
5.0 (255)
18 hours tutoring Chess out of 644 hours
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I played chess competitively in High School and in college. I played in numerous USCF (United States Chess Federation) tournaments with a rating of 1750. The average is 1200. I even created an opening chess strategy similar to the Bishop's opening because my style is aggressive. read more

Aleksandr G.
30/hour

Near Dallas, TX

Math & ACT Science, General Computer/Linux (Ubuntu) Tutor

Chess is the most popular and my favorite game; it is a combination of science and sport. I started to play chess in clubs and tournaments before I graduated high school, studied theory and had experience tutoring my friends. Chess is the best exercise for the mind. Practicing chess can help... read more

30/hour
4.6 (23)
6 hours tutoring Chess out of 67 hours
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Chess is the most popular and my favorite game; it is a combination of science and sport. I started to play chess in clubs and tournaments before I graduated high school, studied theory and had experience tutoring my friends. Chess is the best exercise for the mind. Practicing chess can help... read more

Keith S.
150/hour

Near Dallas, TX

Reduced LSAT rate—$150!

I have been playing chess since I was 8 years old. My dad and I used to play in the evenings, and I fondly remember the first time I beat him. In college, I honed my chess skills as a member of the Internet Chess Club. I logged hundreds of hours of play, and my rating was in the 1600s. I am a huge... read more

150/hour
5.0 (366)
11 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,187 hours
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I have been playing chess since I was 8 years old. My dad and I used to play in the evenings, and I fondly remember the first time I beat him. In college, I honed my chess skills as a member of the Internet Chess Club. I logged hundreds of hours of play, and my rating was in the 1600s. I am a huge... read more

Nick C.
50/hour

Dallas, TX

Chess Tutor/Coach for beginning/intermediate players. (1400 and below)

I am an active Chess tournament player and rated around 1550, beginning to provide lessons ad coaching to players new to the game wanting to improve rapidly. Can help with Tactics, basic endgames, openings,checkmate patterns, middlegame strategy. read more

50/hour
5.0 (12)
35 hours tutoring
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I am an active Chess tournament player and rated around 1550, beginning to provide lessons ad coaching to players new to the game wanting to improve rapidly. Can help with Tactics, basic endgames, openings,checkmate patterns, middlegame strategy. read more

David S.
30/hour

Near Dallas, TX

English Teacher 78

I have played chess for 70 years, including tournaments and on-line games with people from different countries. My on-line score is 18. read more

30/hour
6 hours tutoring
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I have played chess for 70 years, including tournaments and on-line games with people from different countries. My on-line score is 18. read more

Jason S.
60/hour

Dallas, TX

Chess Coach - Former Collegiate Chess Captain

I learned to play chess at 4 years old from my grandfather. I played casually until I got to college and became friends with a National Master, who took me under his wing and took me from casual player to eventually become captain of the University of Maryland chess team and President of the Chess... read more

60/hour
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I learned to play chess at 4 years old from my grandfather. I played casually until I got to college and became friends with a National Master, who took me under his wing and took me from casual player to eventually become captain of the University of Maryland chess team and President of the Chess... read more

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