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The Best Chess Tutors in Elgin, IL

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Aditya G.
50/hour

Near Elgin, IL

Skilled Math and Chess Expert(USCF 2000+) Tutoring

I can teach Algebra, Geometry, and any elementary level course. 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 lots of... read more

50/hour
5.0 (11)
10 hours tutoring Chess out of 21 hours
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I can teach Algebra, Geometry, and any elementary level course. 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 lots of... read more

Joseph S.
55/hour

Near Elgin, 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 library and two park districts. I have also taught at eight one-week... read more

55/hour
5.0 (51)
120 hours tutoring Chess out of 120 hours
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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 library and two park districts. I have also taught at eight one-week... read more

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Walt L.
35/hour

Level One Certified Chess Coach

I have played the game of chess for over 20 years. The last 5 years I have been working with beginners to learn the game and advanced players to improve their game. I am a member of the U.S Chess Federation, and a member of the... read more

35/hour
4.9 (157)
444 hours tutoring Chess out of 444 hours
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I have played the game of chess for over 20 years. The last 5 years I have been working with beginners to learn the game and advanced players to improve their game. I am a member of the U.S Chess Federation, and a member of the... read more

Austin E.
70/hour

Chess Tutoring for Casual and Tournament Players

...ability. After this, studying chess tactics becomes crucial for the player looking to improve quickly. A mastery of chess tactics supplemented with a firm grasp of the endgame is the most effective road to chess success. Once students have a strong... read more

70/hour
5.0 (165)
451 hours tutoring Chess out of 463 hours
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...ability. After this, studying chess tactics becomes crucial for the player looking to improve quickly. A mastery of chess tactics supplemented with a firm grasp of the endgame is the most effective road to chess success. Once students have a strong... read more

Justin S.
40/hour

United States Chess Federation Expert and 8 time Grade Level Champion

I have over 8 years of experience competing at chess tournaments at which I won many state and national titles as well as a USCF expert norm/ tournament rating of over 2000. Currently, I have been coaching chess for 7 years and... read more

40/hour
5.0 (84)
246 hours tutoring Chess out of 248 hours
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I have over 8 years of experience competing at chess tournaments at which I won many state and national titles as well as a USCF expert norm/ tournament rating of over 2000. Currently, I have been coaching chess for 7 years and... read more

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