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Alaa Q.
40/hour

Wheaton, IL

Arabic Language and Chess Tutor

When I teach, tutor this game, first I teach my students the functions of every figure of the chess game and then teach them how to move the figures on the chess board. I have 2 years experience of teaching, tutoring chess.... read more

40/hour
5.0 (245)
487 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
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When I teach, tutor this game, first I teach my students the functions of every figure of the chess game and then teach them how to move the figures on the chess board. I have 2 years experience of teaching, tutoring chess.... read more

Aditya G.
40/hour

Schaumburg, IL

Skilled Math and Chess Expert(USCF 2000+) Tutoring

I am dedicated to helping any dedicated student improve in any of the courses mentioned above. Chess: I am rated 2000+ and am an Expert. I have been playing chess for quite a few years. I am an Illinois Warren Junior Scholar. I have... read more

40/hour
5.0 (4)
8 hours tutoring
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I am dedicated to helping any dedicated student improve in any of the courses mentioned above. Chess: I am rated 2000+ and am an Expert. I have been playing chess for quite a few years. I am an Illinois Warren Junior Scholar. I have... read more

William G.
40/hour

Geneva, IL

Math and Business Guy

From there, your desire and passion will determine whether a chess club and higher level instruction is right for you. We can incorporate other logic and strategy games, Clue, Sodoku, puzzles, math, card games, etc. Chess can be a... read more

40/hour
4.8 (33)
158 hours tutoring
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From there, your desire and passion will determine whether a chess club and higher level instruction is right for you. We can incorporate other logic and strategy games, Clue, Sodoku, puzzles, math, card games, etc. Chess can be a... read more

Joseph S.
55/hour

Hanover Park, IL

All Ages Chess Instructor

When many of these chess players went onto high school at West Chicago High, a chess team was initiated, and three years later I became the chess coach and still am after 10 years. My chess teaching has extended to a... read more

55/hour
5.0 (51)
120 hours tutoring
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When many of these chess players went onto high school at West Chicago High, a chess team was initiated, and three years later I became the chess coach and still am after 10 years. My chess teaching has extended to a... read more

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Veronika Z.
60/hour

Expert Level Chess Player, Current USCF Rating 2053

I am two times National Girls Tournament of Champion winner, and currently the highest ranked female chess player in the state of Oklahoma as well as 2018 Oklahoma State champion. I represented Oklahoma State at the national tournaments for... read more

60/hour
5.0 (64)
202 hours tutoring
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I am two times National Girls Tournament of Champion winner, and currently the highest ranked female chess player in the state of Oklahoma as well as 2018 Oklahoma State champion. I represented Oklahoma State at the national tournaments for... read more

Tony K.
67/hour

Experienced Chess Tutor & USCF-Certified National Chess Master

I have been playing, teaching, and directing chess for many years. My students have ranged from ages 4 through adult. I am a nationally-certified National Master of Chess, current President of the Caltech Chess Club, ranked... read more

67/hour
5.0 (131)
326 hours tutoring
Offers online lessons
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I have been playing, teaching, and directing chess for many years. My students have ranged from ages 4 through adult. I am a nationally-certified National Master of Chess, current President of the Caltech Chess Club, ranked... read more

Ezekiel H.
45/hour

Enthusiastic and Passionate Chess Tutor

Currently employed chess instructor for 3&Up Game Lounge. In 2013 I was vice president of the Michigan State chess club while in 2014 I was the president. read more

45/hour
5.0 (531)
1,025 hours tutoring
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Currently employed chess instructor for 3&Up Game Lounge. In 2013 I was vice president of the Michigan State chess club while in 2014 I was the president. read more

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