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The Best Chess Tutors in Gardena, CA

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Dan A.
100/hour

Near Gardena, CA

International Master of Chess with 5+ Years of Teaching Experience

At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have taught over 200 students and some have gone on to become national champions... read more

100/hour
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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have taught over 200 students and some have gone on to become national champions... read more

Matthew M.
145/hour

Near Gardena, CA

Experienced Chess Player

I've been a tutor in a number of subjects for the majority of my life, and I believe I can transfer this knowledge to my love of chess.I have played 15000 puzzles (puzzle rating of 2222) and 3000+ games. I may not be a grandmaster, but I believe that I can bring a patient and incisive perspective to this game. read more

145/hour
5.0 (213)
65 hours tutoring Chess out of 609 hours
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I've been a tutor in a number of subjects for the majority of my life, and I believe I can transfer this knowledge to my love of chess.I have played 15000 puzzles (puzzle rating of 2222) and 3000+ games. I may not be a grandmaster, but I believe that I can bring a patient and incisive perspective to this game. read more

Joshua S.
100/hour

Near Gardena, CA

An award winning Public Speaker and Business ESL Trainer

I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job... read more

100/hour
4.5 (4)
16 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job... read more

Shane A.
40/hour

Near Gardena, CA

Beginner-Intermediate Chess Lessons

I'm a 21 year old college student with a deep love for the game of chess. I first started playing chess when I was 8, and by the time I was 12 I was already participating in tournaments and reading up on different strategies on how to take my game to the next level. Chess is not only a fun game,... read more

40/hour
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I'm a 21 year old college student with a deep love for the game of chess. I first started playing chess when I was 8, and by the time I was 12 I was already participating in tournaments and reading up on different strategies on how to take my game to the next level. Chess is not only a fun game,... read more

Caleb W.
50/hour

Near Gardena, CA

USCF National Master, 7 years of experience teaching chess

I am a USCF chess national master. I have 7 years of teaching chess to students of all ages. Some of my chess students have gained hundreds and close to thousands of ELO points since my goal is to teach not only the game but skills such as energy management and how to deal with hardships within the... read more

50/hour
5.0 (40)
160 hours tutoring Chess out of 159 hours
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I am a USCF chess national master. I have 7 years of teaching chess to students of all ages. Some of my chess students have gained hundreds and close to thousands of ELO points since my goal is to teach not only the game but skills such as energy management and how to deal with hardships within the... read more

Atousa P.
95/hour

Near Gardena, CA

Woman Chess Grand Master

I am a Woman International Grandmaster in chess. I have my certificate in coaching, and have won many international tournaments. read more

95/hour
5.0 (78)
322 hours tutoring Chess out of 322 hours
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I am a Woman International Grandmaster in chess. I have my certificate in coaching, and have won many international tournaments. read more

John S.
70/hour

Near Gardena, CA

Chess Tutor

I have participated in professional chess competitions such as Acropolis International Chess Tournament, French Chess Championship and European Parliamentary Friendship Online Chess Tournament! I play chess for more than 15 years and I can help you learn many effective strategies and... read more

70/hour
5.0 (121)
332 hours tutoring
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I have participated in professional chess competitions such as Acropolis International Chess Tournament, French Chess Championship and European Parliamentary Friendship Online Chess Tournament! I play chess for more than 15 years and I can help you learn many effective strategies and... read more

Dennis U.
40/hour

Near Gardena, CA

Chess Young Children. UCLA grad. 30 yrs play exp. Expert chess rating

I have 30 years of playing experience. I have an Expert chess rating. For several years, I tutored chess. I have played in USCF rated tournaments for decades. I have taught chess in after school programs. Have done in-home tutoring of chess for several years. read more

40/hour
4.2 (4)
6 hours tutoring Chess out of 6 hours
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I have 30 years of playing experience. I have an Expert chess rating. For several years, I tutored chess. I have played in USCF rated tournaments for decades. I have taught chess in after school programs. Have done in-home tutoring of chess for several years. read more

Giovanni P.
45/hour

Gardena, CA

Chess Instructor

I have been playing the game of chess since I was five years old, for over thirty years. I have taught in schools and privately. I have competed in over 100 chess tournaments and love the game of chess and teaching it. I play chess everyday and will always be taking apart the many parts of... read more

45/hour
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I have been playing the game of chess since I was five years old, for over thirty years. I have taught in schools and privately. I have competed in over 100 chess tournaments and love the game of chess and teaching it. I play chess everyday and will always be taking apart the many parts of... read more

Keith L.
55/hour

Near Gardena, CA

Chemistry, Physics, Math, and C++ programming tutor for you!

In my college (undergraduate and graduate) years, I was rated approximately 1550 (USCF). I've been interested at various levels since then(1973-1984). I would share the highlights of my Chess career(including the defeat of a National Master in a Simultaneous exhibition) and train beginning players. My... read more

55/hour
4.8 (57)
234 hours tutoring
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In my college (undergraduate and graduate) years, I was rated approximately 1550 (USCF). I've been interested at various levels since then(1973-1984). I would share the highlights of my Chess career(including the defeat of a National Master in a Simultaneous exhibition) and train beginning players. My... read more

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