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The Best Chess Tutors in Orange County, CA

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Olufemi A.
40/hour

Santa Ana, CA

Chess Player with 8 years of experience

I was the winner of inaugural Santa Ana College chess competition in 2018. I'm also in the 98% percentile ranking on chess.com for blitz and bullet chess. My rating is a 2100 on average for the two time formats I actively play. read more

40/hour
5.0 (26)
126 hours tutoring
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I was the winner of inaugural Santa Ana College chess competition in 2018. I'm also in the 98% percentile ranking on chess.com for blitz and bullet chess. My rating is a 2100 on average for the two time formats I actively play. read more

Dmitri J.
30/hour

Temple City, CA

Chess Coach Beginner - Advanced

When I started playing chess I was 1200 elo. Today, ten years later I've achieved a peak rating of 2300, with some wins against 2600 level opponents. Chess is my favorite pastime and my goal as your tutor is to accelerate your... read more

30/hour
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When I started playing chess I was 1200 elo. Today, ten years later I've achieved a peak rating of 2300, with some wins against 2600 level opponents. Chess is my favorite pastime and my goal as your tutor is to accelerate your... read more

Bruce P.
75/hour

Baldwin Park, CA

Science and Math Specializing in Biological Sciences and AP courses.

I have played the game my entire life. I was on the chess time in high school and I have experience playing in tournaments through college. I greatly enjoy teaching people how to play chess. read more

75/hour
5.0 (123)
907 hours tutoring
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I have played the game my entire life. I was on the chess time in high school and I have experience playing in tournaments through college. I greatly enjoy teaching people how to play chess. read more

David B.
35/hour

Riverside, CA

Competitive Chess Player

Chess is by far my favorite pastime, and has been for some years now. In high school I was actively involved in the chess club, and took first place in the two tournaments that I participated in. I love reading books on chess... read more

35/hour
4.1 (13)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 26 hours
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Chess is by far my favorite pastime, and has been for some years now. In high school I was actively involved in the chess club, and took first place in the two tournaments that I participated in. I love reading books on chess... read more

Joshua S.
100/hour

Torrance, CA

An award winning Public Speaking , ESL and Chess and Poker Coach

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... read more

100/hour
4.5 (4)
17 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... read more

Nicholas M.
35/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Experienced Chess Coach and Tutor, Class A Player, USC Undergrad

I have a USCF Rating 1944, US Chess Federation-certified Class A Player. a 2-time winner at Lina Grumette Memorial Day Chess Classic. Competed in over 117 USCF tournaments to date, including 5 American Opens. Many years of experience... read more

35/hour
5.0 (82)
364 hours tutoring Chess out of 365 hours
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I have a USCF Rating 1944, US Chess Federation-certified Class A Player. a 2-time winner at Lina Grumette Memorial Day Chess Classic. Competed in over 117 USCF tournaments to date, including 5 American Opens. Many years of experience... read more

Brian S.
50/hour

South Pasadena, CA

Experienced Chess Teacher

I have played chess competitively for ten years and have achieved a United States Chess Federation rating of 1964 and a chess.com rating peak of 2381 which is in the 99.9th percentile. I have taught chess at an elementary... read more

50/hour
5.0 (1)
5 hours tutoring Chess out of 5 hours
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I have played chess competitively for ten years and have achieved a United States Chess Federation rating of 1964 and a chess.com rating peak of 2381 which is in the 99.9th percentile. I have taught chess at an elementary... read more

Rama G.
30/hour

Tustin, CA

Experienced and Effective Chess Tutor

* Hello friend, I have been tutoring since 2016 - even before I found Wyzant. I am a very effective chess tutor/chess coach for anyone from an absolute beginner to an intermediate tournament player. I have competed in over 50... read more

30/hour
5.0 (76)
260 hours tutoring Chess out of 261 hours
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* Hello friend, I have been tutoring since 2016 - even before I found Wyzant. I am a very effective chess tutor/chess coach for anyone from an absolute beginner to an intermediate tournament player. I have competed in over 50... read more

Carlos G.
60/hour

Trabuco Canyon, CA

Instruction with a user-friendly, patient and methodical approach

I have been playing chess for over 10 years. I am able to teach at the beginning to intermediate levels. read more

60/hour
4.9 (30)
125 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for over 10 years. I am able to teach at the beginning to intermediate levels. read more

Regie T.
65/hour

San Bernardino, CA

Top 5% USCF player

I am Class A rated by the U.S. Chess Federation. I have participated at Regionals and Nationals. My rating places me at the 95th percentile of tournament players. read more

65/hour
4.8 (6)
10 hours tutoring
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I am Class A rated by the U.S. Chess Federation. I have participated at Regionals and Nationals. My rating places me at the 95th percentile of tournament players. read more

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Orange County Chess Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

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