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The Best Chess Tutors in Michigan

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Maria T.
25/hour

Chicago, IL

Fun and Knowledgeable Chess Tutor

Having played chess since childhood, I have an excellent grasp of the rules, as well as of the strategies to win. I have experience teaching children how to play the game well. As a reflective player, I can help students recognize the... read more

25/hour
5.0 (528)
928 hours tutoring
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Having played chess since childhood, I have an excellent grasp of the rules, as well as of the strategies to win. I have experience teaching children how to play the game well. As a reflective player, I can help students recognize the... read more

Pedro C.
35/hour

Livonia, MI

Chemistry & Math Tutor

I have been playing chess for more than 15 years. I started playing when I was in highschool. I was coach of the chess club at a community college. We participated in many competitions winning some of them. I have mostly worked with... read more

35/hour
5.0 (17)
56 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for more than 15 years. I started playing when I was in highschool. I was coach of the chess club at a community college. We participated in many competitions winning some of them. I have mostly worked with... read more

Yuri A.
50/hour

Wheeling, IL

US Chess Master, lecturer and tournament director

I lectured and taught all levels from beginners to advanced players on basics, openings, middlegame strategy and endgame technique. I believe the best way to improve is 2-fold: understand your own games and go over high-level chess games... read more

50/hour
4.9 (64)
184 hours tutoring
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I lectured and taught all levels from beginners to advanced players on basics, openings, middlegame strategy and endgame technique. I believe the best way to improve is 2-fold: understand your own games and go over high-level chess games... read more

Sam D.
30/hour

Grand Rapids, MI

Chess tutor for all ages

I am an avid chess player, playing a few games every day as well as studying and practicing tactics. I learned to play in High School, but I have studied chess tactics through various books and online resources over the past few... read more

30/hour
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I am an avid chess player, playing a few games every day as well as studying and practicing tactics. I learned to play in High School, but I have studied chess tactics through various books and online resources over the past few... read more

Philip H.
55/hour

Chicago, IL

Yale Competitive Chess Player and Experienced Tutor

I am a competitive chess player who has competed in state and city-wide competitions. I also started the Latin high school team that placed 2nd in the city of Chicago. I have worked with students of all ages on the openings, theory, and... read more

55/hour
5.0 (9)
11 hours tutoring
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I am a competitive chess player who has competed in state and city-wide competitions. I also started the Latin high school team that placed 2nd in the city of Chicago. I have worked with students of all ages on the openings, theory, and... read more

Aladdin A.
50/hour

Chicago, IL

A Well-Rounded, Experienced, and Science-Oriented Tutor

I am a chess player and coach. I won numerous tournaments in middle and high school and also college. read more

50/hour
4.9 (685)
2,433 hours tutoring
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I am a chess player and coach. I won numerous tournaments in middle and high school and also college. read more

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 (244)
485 hours tutoring
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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

Bernard G.
45/hour

Canton, MI

Computer Science Tutor

With an BS in Computer Science and a MS in Engineering Management I can help you "over the hump" in classes ranging from Intro to Programming, Computer Architecture and Logic, Algebra, Calculus, and Science. As part of a tutoring session we... read more

45/hour
4.9 (95)
250 hours tutoring
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With an BS in Computer Science and a MS in Engineering Management I can help you "over the hump" in classes ranging from Intro to Programming, Computer Architecture and Logic, Algebra, Calculus, and Science. As part of a tutoring session we... read more

Aditya G.
35/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

35/hour
5.0 (3)
6 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

JJ L.
40/hour

Chicago, IL

USCF expert

I am a USCF (us chess federation) rated chess player, rated 2026, which puts me at the title of 'expert'. I have played over 100 rated tournaments, and in the past 12 games against masters (2200+ rated players) my score has... read more

40/hour
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I am a USCF (us chess federation) rated chess player, rated 2026, which puts me at the title of 'expert'. I have played over 100 rated tournaments, and in the past 12 games against masters (2200+ rated players) my score has... read more

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Michigan Chess Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

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