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The Best Chess Tutors in Redwood City, CA

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Louis J. Near Redwood City, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Louis J.
100/hour

Advanced Chess Player

I was taught chess at 5 years old by my father and have been playing ever since. I am an online member of chess.com. One of my biggest accomplishments in chess was when I beat a Lawyer from Princeton University who was bragging about how his daughter was going to be a grandmaster by the age of 4. My... See Louis's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (30)
87 hours tutoring
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I was taught chess at 5 years old by my father and have been playing ever since. I am an online member of chess.com. One of my biggest accomplishments in chess was when I beat a Lawyer from Princeton University who was bragging about how his daughter was going to be a grandmaster by the age of 4. My...See Louis's full profile

Shivangi G. Near Redwood City, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Shivangi G.
30/hour

Competitive Chess Player with 5+ Years of Coaching Experience

I started playing chess at the nationally-ranked, after-school chess program at my elementary school at the age of 5. Until high school, I played competitively in over a 100 rated tournaments, reached a rating of 1500 in UCSF, coached about a dozen players, and ranked top ten (solos) at All-Girls Nationals... See Shivangi's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (16)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 61 hours
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I started playing chess at the nationally-ranked, after-school chess program at my elementary school at the age of 5. Until high school, I played competitively in over a 100 rated tournaments, reached a rating of 1500 in UCSF, coached about a dozen players, and ranked top ten (solos) at All-Girls Nationals...See Shivangi's full profile

Eileen Z. Near Redwood City, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Eileen Z.
50/hour

Chess Tutor

I am currently a class A player that has expert level knowledge of tactics, strategy, openings, and the endgame. I have played in many tournaments and have defeated several international- and grand-masters. I have also been heavily involved with local schools, helping students to learn the beauty of the game. See Eileen's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (2)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 18 hours
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I am currently a class A player that has expert level knowledge of tactics, strategy, openings, and the endgame. I have played in many tournaments and have defeated several international- and grand-masters. I have also been heavily involved with local schools, helping students to learn the beauty of the game. See Eileen's full profile

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Theodore E.
60/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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)
735 hours tutoring Chess out of 735 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

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Frank S.
85/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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 (598)
36 hours tutoring Chess out of 2,245 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

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Venkat S.
40/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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
4.9 (14)
26 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

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Juan A.
50/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

Former chess club founder and president at MSJC

After a friend of mine showed me how to play chess in community college, I was hooked. I spent 4 years of my life religiously studying chess every day. I would watch every video and tutorial I could get my hands on. I have read... See Juan's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (11)
33 hours tutoring
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After a friend of mine showed me how to play chess in community college, I was hooked. I spent 4 years of my life religiously studying chess every day. I would watch every video and tutorial I could get my hands on. I have read...See Juan's full profile

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Walt L.
40/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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 (422)
1,267 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,268 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 Redwood City, CA Tutoring
Alec T.
30/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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 (101)
306 hours tutoring Chess out of 307 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

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Antonio R.
40/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

Experienced Chess Coach

I am a certified chess coach by the United States Chess Federation See Antonio's full profile

40/hour
4.7 (95)
378 hours tutoring Chess out of 444 hours
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I am a certified chess coach by the United States Chess FederationSee Antonio's full profile

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Rama G.
30/hour

Near Redwood City, 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... See Rama's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (93)
336 hours tutoring Chess out of 337 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

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Dmitry K.
46/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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)
243 hours tutoring Chess out of 244 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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Nicholas M.
45/hour

Near Redwood City, 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... See Nicholas's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (87)
398 hours tutoring Chess out of 398 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

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Jonathan R.
60/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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)
268 hours tutoring Chess out of 269 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 Redwood City, CA Tutoring
Chris T.
50/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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)
308 hours tutoring Chess out of 312 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 Redwood City, CA Tutoring
Farirai G.
50/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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 (152)
394 hours tutoring Chess out of 394 hours
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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

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Dmitri J.
30/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

Chess Coach Beginner - Advanced

Chess is a really fun game. But it's even more fun when you start winning all your games and see your rating score quickly go up! I'm D'mitri, your average joe player with a master rating. I picked up chess about 10... See Dmitri's full profile

30/hour
5.0 (2)
9 hours tutoring Chess out of 10 hours
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Chess is a really fun game. But it's even more fun when you start winning all your games and see your rating score quickly go up! I'm D'mitri, your average joe player with a master rating. I picked up chess about 10...See Dmitri's full profile

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Mike G.
35/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

Chess tutor

My famous chess coach, Pavel Kondratiev and legendary player and brilliant writer David Bronshtein used to, teach me to play and understand chess. I provide in classroom lessons as well as private in-house sessions. I have been playing... See Mike's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (120)
353 hours tutoring Chess out of 410 hours
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My famous chess coach, Pavel Kondratiev and legendary player and brilliant writer David Bronshtein used to, teach me to play and understand chess. I provide in classroom lessons as well as private in-house sessions. I have been playing...See Mike's full profile

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John S.
85/hour

Near Redwood City, 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... See John's full profile

85/hour
5.0 (305)
1,087 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

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Austin E.
80/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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 (231)
872 hours tutoring Chess out of 883 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

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Michael P.
30/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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 (412)
558 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,752 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

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Alisher P.
60/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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 (23)
48 hours tutoring Chess out of 49 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

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David B.
80/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

Class A Player

I have a peak chess rating of 1934, which puts me at a Class A rating, just beneath expert. I have won multiple chess tournaments in Southern California and Las Vegas. I have hundreds of chess books to create lessons and have... See David's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (96)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 343 hours
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I have a peak chess rating of 1934, which puts me at a Class A rating, just beneath expert. I have won multiple chess tournaments in Southern California and Las Vegas. I have hundreds of chess books to create lessons and have...See David's full profile

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Dipankar G.
60/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

International Chess Coach with 16 years experience (USCF rating 1965)

As a coach, I have trained over 150 students ages 5 to 80 for 6+ years. My students have gained more than 500 rating points in a span of 3 months. Several of my students have won medals and prizes in national tournaments. As a player, I have over... See Dipankar's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (38)
81 hours tutoring Chess out of 82 hours
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As a coach, I have trained over 150 students ages 5 to 80 for 6+ years. My students have gained more than 500 rating points in a span of 3 months. Several of my students have won medals and prizes in national tournaments. As a player, I have over...See Dipankar's full profile

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Robert K.
60/hour

Near Redwood City, CA

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

60/hour
5.0 (2)
6 hours tutoring Chess out of 17 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

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Debra A B.

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I did not know that James taught chess. The first thing we did was to play a game of chess to review my strength and weakness. He attempted to teach me how to count the pieces on the board and what pieces were under attack. Where there other pieces protecting those pieces. Look for open files and diagonal for the rooks, bishops, Queen. Look for good moves and find a the best movie. Look for hanging pieces. Suggested playing live chess a move a day.
Mary M.

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Namratha V.

27 Chess lessons

We were looking for a chess coach for our 6 year old son. Due to the pandemic, we did not want to take him for in person classes. We were a little skeptical about online chess. But wanted to give it a try. We got to know Dipankar through Wyzant. He uses a digital chess board on the screen to play and teach chess. He is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. He is very prompt. He adjusts the lessons according to the learning speed of our son. Overall, very pleased with the lessons.
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