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Hyunki H. Near Raleigh, NC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Hyunki H.
40/hour

Near Raleigh, NC

Guaranteed help from an experienced and caring tutor

I have been playing chess throughout my life. Whether it is physical on a board or virtual on the computer, I enjoy playing the game. Although I am no chess master, I would love to teach the game to others willing to learn. See Hyunki's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (9)
17 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess throughout my life. Whether it is physical on a board or virtual on the computer, I enjoy playing the game. Although I am no chess master, I would love to teach the game to others willing to learn. See Hyunki's full profile

Trey R. Near Raleigh, NC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Trey R.
45/hour

Near Raleigh, NC

1 year experience tutoring children in beginner's chess

I have 1 year of experience teaching beginners ages 6+ how to play chess. I cover the rules of the game, work with developing strategies, and go over puzzles to practice in weak areas and looking for tactics/winning ideas. Current rating in classical chess is around 1200. See Trey's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (53)
85 hours tutoring
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I have 1 year of experience teaching beginners ages 6+ how to play chess. I cover the rules of the game, work with developing strategies, and go over puzzles to practice in weak areas and looking for tactics/winning ideas. Current rating in classical chess is around 1200. See Trey's full profile

Robert C. Near Raleigh, NC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Robert C.
30/hour

Near Raleigh, NC

Math Teacher / Chess Instructor

Chess is a game best learned backwards. There are three parts to a chess game: the opening, the middlegame, and the endgame. By learning the endgame first, it becomes clearer to see what you need to do in the middlegame which in turn makes it easier to understand the opening. I have been playing in... See Robert's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (41)
4 hours tutoring Chess out of 62 hours
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Chess is a game best learned backwards. There are three parts to a chess game: the opening, the middlegame, and the endgame. By learning the endgame first, it becomes clearer to see what you need to do in the middlegame which in turn makes it easier to understand the opening. I have been playing in... See Robert's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Farirai G.
50/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... See Farirai's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (150)
393 hours tutoring Chess out of 394 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... See Farirai's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Justin D.
60/hour

99th percentile chess player; USCF national master

I have been playing chess for 25+ years and attained the title of National Master. My peak rating (2250) put me in the 99th percentile of all players in the United States. I am active on chess.com and my peak blitz rating there (2416) put... See Justin's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (42)
34 hours tutoring Chess out of 109 hours
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I have been playing chess for 25+ years and attained the title of National Master. My peak rating (2250) put me in the 99th percentile of all players in the United States. I am active on chess.com and my peak blitz rating there (2416) put... See Justin's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Rene M.
45/hour

K-12 Chess

As a Chess coach, I am a member of the United States Chess Federation, and currently, tutor children and adults who have minimal or no experience. In 2013 my middle school chess team finished 1st place overall in the Non-Rated... See Rene's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (261)
486 hours tutoring Chess out of 685 hours
Offers online lessons
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As a Chess coach, I am a member of the United States Chess Federation, and currently, tutor children and adults who have minimal or no experience. In 2013 my middle school chess team finished 1st place overall in the Non-Rated... See Rene's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Alisher P.
60/hour

National Chess Master with 2272 rating.

I am a National Chess Master with a rating of 2272. I have played over 500 rated tournament games and can play blindfold chess. I've tutored many people to become better players and can do the same for you! See Alisher's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (22)
42 hours tutoring Chess out of 42 hours
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I am a National Chess Master with a rating of 2272. I have played over 500 rated tournament games and can play blindfold chess. I've tutored many people to become better players and can do the same for you! See Alisher's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Frank S.
85/hour

Chessaholic on Chess.com

If you are wanting to learn the game of chess, I am your person. I currently play on chess.com and at one point reached a rating of over 1700. I can teach you gambits, traps, tricks, openings, middle, and end games to help your game... See Frank's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (593)
35 hours tutoring Chess out of 2,210 hours
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If you are wanting to learn the game of chess, I am your person. I currently play on chess.com and at one point reached a rating of over 1700. I can teach you gambits, traps, tricks, openings, middle, and end games to help your game... See Frank's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
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... See James's full profile

37/hour
5.0 (957)
191 hours tutoring Chess out of 2,705 hours
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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... See James's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Jonathan R.
60/hour

Chess Instructor - Peak USCF rating of 2006 (EXPERT)

have been A competitive chess player for 14 years and have been teaching chess for ten years. I have a peak USCF Rating of over 2006 which is considered an EXPERT level chess player. I also have a peak Blitz rating of 2024 on... See Jonathan's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (74)
266 hours tutoring Chess out of 267 hours
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have been A competitive chess player for 14 years and have been teaching chess for ten years. I have a peak USCF Rating of over 2006 which is considered an EXPERT level chess player. I also have a peak Blitz rating of 2024 on... See Jonathan's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Venkat S.
40/hour

Experienced Competitive Chess Player Rated Over 1600 USCF

I have been playing chess for over 9 years and have been traveling in competitive chess tournaments across the East Coast. I am currently rated over 1600 by the United States Chess Federation and rated over 1800 Rapid by... See Venkat's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (9)
19 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for over 9 years and have been traveling in competitive chess tournaments across the East Coast. I am currently rated over 1600 by the United States Chess Federation and rated over 1800 Rapid by... See Venkat's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Nicholas M.
45/hour

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... See Nicholas's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (86)
397 hours tutoring Chess out of 397 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... See Nicholas's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Mike D.
40/hour

Experienced active club and tournament chess player

I learned chess at age 11, and have been playing for 40 years. Active club and tournament player, current USCF rating 1447. Have mentored high school chess club in Denmark and China. See Mike's full profile

40/hour
4.9 (127)
8 hours tutoring Chess out of 466 hours
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I learned chess at age 11, and have been playing for 40 years. Active club and tournament player, current USCF rating 1447. Have mentored high school chess club in Denmark and China. See Mike's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Walt L.
40/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... See Walt's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (418)
1,257 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,258 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... See Walt's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Michael P.
30/hour

United States Chess Federation Expert

I am ranked as a chess expert by the United States Chess Federation. I have played in many USCF sanctioned chess tournaments. I teach at chess camps in the summer and have also run chess clubs and have directed... See Michael's full profile

30/hour
4.9 (410)
551 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,734 hours
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I am ranked as a chess expert by the United States Chess Federation. I have played in many USCF sanctioned chess tournaments. I teach at chess camps in the summer and have also run chess clubs and have directed... See Michael's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Andrew L.
24/hour

experienced chess player

I am an experienced player and the winner of many tournaments. I have been playing chess since I was 6years old and participated in international tournaments, such as The World Chess Championship and European Chess... See Andrew's full profile

24/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 3 hours
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I am an experienced player and the winner of many tournaments. I have been playing chess since I was 6years old and participated in international tournaments, such as The World Chess Championship and European Chess... See Andrew's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Theodore E.
60/hour

Chess Player with Tournament Experience, top 1.5% of chess.com players

I am a USCF tournament chess player, with OTB rating of 1550, chess.com blitz rating of 2030, lichess blitz rating of 2140. Haven't played in tournaments for a while so my otb rating is much lower than it should be, but chess.com is a... See Theodore's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (366)
733 hours tutoring Chess out of 733 hours
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I am a USCF tournament chess player, with OTB rating of 1550, chess.com blitz rating of 2030, lichess blitz rating of 2140. Haven't played in tournaments for a while so my otb rating is much lower than it should be, but chess.com is a... See Theodore's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Katsiaryna Z.
35/hour

Chess Teacher

I have 2 years of experience teaching chess. I love chess, follow the news and interested in its history. My favorite part of chess practice is solving chess problems and analyzing positions. During my school years, I... See Katsiaryna's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (8)
27 hours tutoring Chess out of 28 hours
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I have 2 years of experience teaching chess. I love chess, follow the news and interested in its history. My favorite part of chess practice is solving chess problems and analyzing positions. During my school years, I... See Katsiaryna's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Robert K.
50/hour

Chess Coach/Tutor

I've played chess since I was a child and started playing competitively in high school 20 years ago. I've coached chess clubs at schools I've worked in and have participated in many USCF online tournaments and 1 in... See Robert's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (2)
5 hours tutoring Chess out of 12 hours
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I've played chess since I was a child and started playing competitively in high school 20 years ago. I've coached chess clubs at schools I've worked in and have participated in many USCF online tournaments and 1 in... See Robert's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Rama G.
30/hour

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... See Rama's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (92)
333 hours tutoring Chess out of 332 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... See Rama's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Alec T.
30/hour

2100 on Chess.com in less than 2 years.

I started playing Chess less than 2 years ago. In that time I went from 900-2100 with a peak of 2200. I've been through it all and I know what it takes to take your Chess to the next level. See Alec's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (100)
303 hours tutoring Chess out of 304 hours
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I started playing Chess less than 2 years ago. In that time I went from 900-2100 with a peak of 2200. I've been through it all and I know what it takes to take your Chess to the next level. See Alec's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Austin E.
80/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... See Austin's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (229)
867 hours tutoring Chess out of 878 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... See Austin's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Chris T.
50/hour

Correspondence Chess Master, United States Chess Federation

Chris was able to instruct several individual National Chess Champions as well as coach for the Mission San Jose Elementary School chess team, which in 2009, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018 took first place at the USCF National Elementary... See Chris's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (106)
303 hours tutoring Chess out of 307 hours
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Chris was able to instruct several individual National Chess Champions as well as coach for the Mission San Jose Elementary School chess team, which in 2009, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018 took first place at the USCF National Elementary... See Chris's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
John S.
85/hour

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... See John's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (302)
1,075 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... See John's full profile

Near Raleigh, NC Tutoring
Dmitry K.
46/hour

Chess Master (ACTIVE) Certified by US Chess Federation

...for more. As an active player and coach, I have extensive experience tutoring private lessons live & online, conducting chess lectures, and doing presentations. I love teaching children of all ages and adults, getting them to become better, stronger... See Dmitry's full profile

46/hour
5.0 (72)
241 hours tutoring Chess out of 242 hours
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...for more. As an active player and coach, I have extensive experience tutoring private lessons live & online, conducting chess lectures, and doing presentations. I love teaching children of all ages and adults, getting them to become better, stronger... See Dmitry's full profile

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