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The Best Chess Tutors in Ellicott City, MD

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Ola F.
60/hour

Near Ellicott City, MD

Multi-cultural and Experienced Tutor in a variety of subjects

I have played chess since I was an adolescent. I have mastered the concepts of the game. I can also record the entire game moves for both players in writing form, a skill many of its' players cannot perform. read more

60/hour
5.0 (20)
55 hours tutoring
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I have played chess since I was an adolescent. I have mastered the concepts of the game. I can also record the entire game moves for both players in writing form, a skill many of its' players cannot perform. read more

Vinay V.
45/hour

Ellicott City, MD

3 years of coaching experience.

Played competitively throughout high school and college and have been invited to several invitational tournaments. Founded and served as the president of the MRHS chess club. Have 3 years of coaching experience. read more

45/hour
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Played competitively throughout high school and college and have been invited to several invitational tournaments. Founded and served as the president of the MRHS chess club. Have 3 years of coaching experience. read more

Mustapha D.
30/hour

Near Ellicott City, MD

Bachelors in Psychology, 1899 USCF Rated Chess Player

I'm very passionate about psychology and chess. I believe that all my students have great potential and I will be 100% dedicated in helping them achieve their goals. I found psychology to be not only practical, but also highly engaging. I began playing chess competitively when I was 18 and soon became... read more

30/hour
5.0 (16)
22 hours tutoring Chess out of 22 hours
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I'm very passionate about psychology and chess. I believe that all my students have great potential and I will be 100% dedicated in helping them achieve their goals. I found psychology to be not only practical, but also highly engaging. I began playing chess competitively when I was 18 and soon became... read more

Matthew S.
50/hour

Near Ellicott City, MD

Flexible and Friendly Tutor in Baltimore

I have been playing chess for most of my life and have been able to teach people on the fly. I am an active participant on gameknot.com which I have been playing for over 5 years. I just tutored my first student in chess and it went quite smoothly! read more

50/hour
4.7 (143)
9 hours tutoring Chess out of 547 hours
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I have been playing chess for most of my life and have been able to teach people on the fly. I am an active participant on gameknot.com which I have been playing for over 5 years. I just tutored my first student in chess and it went quite smoothly! read more

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Zachary A.
25/hour

Experienced Chess Teacher

I have played Chess for 10+ years and absolutely love the game. I have won many tournaments and awards and still play very frequently to this day. I can help you if you are a beginner or intermediate chess player. read more

25/hour
4.9 (41)
187 hours tutoring Chess out of 188 hours
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I have played Chess for 10+ years and absolutely love the game. I have won many tournaments and awards and still play very frequently to this day. I can help you if you are a beginner or intermediate chess player. read more

Farirai G.
35/hour

Chess Instructor

I am actively licensed chess instructor a title awarded to me by FIDE in 2014 , world chess federation. I was National Youth chess coach for Zimbabwe. I have a Chess rating and another international title of... read more

35/hour
5.0 (79)
154 hours tutoring Chess out of 155 hours
Offers online lessons
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I am actively licensed chess instructor a title awarded to me by FIDE in 2014 , world chess federation. I was National Youth chess coach for Zimbabwe. I have a Chess rating and another international title of... read more

James D.
37/hour

English Professor and Experienced Chess Player teaching Chess

I'm an English professor, who just happens to play chess as a hobby. I'm not just a chess player trying to teach chess, I'm a teacher who teaches chess. Therefore, I can help you to learn chess... read more

37/hour
5.0 (622)
153 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,515 hours
Offers online lessons
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I'm an English professor, who just happens to play chess as a hobby. I'm not just a chess player trying to teach chess, I'm a teacher who teaches chess. Therefore, I can help you to learn chess... read more

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