In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we highly encourage meeting with your tutor online. Read more about

Find Chess lessons in Somerville, MA

Pay-as-you-go private Chess tutoring in-person or online

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best Chess Tutors in Somerville, MA

9 Somerville private Chess lessons / Find the best local Chess lesson in Somerville

See more experts ›
Jeremy B.
100/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Expert Chess Player and 10 Years of Coach Experience

I have coached elementary, middle school, and high school-aged students, including being the coach of the Ponce de Leon Magnet Middle School school in Miami, FL, and a private coach for select juniors at the New York State Scholastic Championships. I have extensive experience developing both young and adult chess... read more

100/hour
5.0 (216)
398 hours tutoring Chess out of 532 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have coached elementary, middle school, and high school-aged students, including being the coach of the Ponce de Leon Magnet Middle School school in Miami, FL, and a private coach for select juniors at the New York State Scholastic Championships. I have extensive experience developing both young and adult chess... read more

Ibrahim M.
20/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Experienced Athletics Director, Tech Director and educator

Basic chess for beginners. I've taught students ages 6 through twelve. The program starts with the basic rules of chess and then moves on to exercises that allow you to understand how the pieces move, attack and protect. This level does not involve strategy. read more

20/hour
5.0 (2)
4 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Basic chess for beginners. I've taught students ages 6 through twelve. The program starts with the basic rules of chess and then moves on to exercises that allow you to understand how the pieces move, attack and protect. This level does not involve strategy. read more

Valeri K.
90/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Expert Chess Player and Coach

I have been an avid chess player as long as I can remember myself. In my youth, I represented Ukrainian National Chess Team. At that time, I attained the rank of Candidate Master---two designations below the Grand Master. Since then, I have taught the art of the game to countless number of children and... read more

90/hour
5.0 (5)
7 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have been an avid chess player as long as I can remember myself. In my youth, I represented Ukrainian National Chess Team. At that time, I attained the rank of Candidate Master---two designations below the Grand Master. Since then, I have taught the art of the game to countless number of children and... read more

Matthew R.
70/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Lifelong Chess Enthusiast

I am currently ranked above the 90th percentile in the Bullet, Blitz, and Rapid formats on Chess.com. Aside from my playing ability, I genuinely love helping others improve at chess. I also offered free chess lessons in rural Morocco as I was working as a Peace Corps Volunteer. read more

70/hour
5.0 (122)
331 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I am currently ranked above the 90th percentile in the Bullet, Blitz, and Rapid formats on Chess.com. Aside from my playing ability, I genuinely love helping others improve at chess. I also offered free chess lessons in rural Morocco as I was working as a Peace Corps Volunteer. read more

Elliot A.
40/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Love Tutoring; Love Helping Others

I love the creativity and strategy involved, and also the seemingly endless ways the game can unfold--no matter how many games you've played, you'll still often find the board in a different position than you've ever seen before. I've been in chess clubs in high school, college, and after... read more

40/hour
5.0 (31)
33 hours tutoring Chess out of 86 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I love the creativity and strategy involved, and also the seemingly endless ways the game can unfold--no matter how many games you've played, you'll still often find the board in a different position than you've ever seen before. I've been in chess clubs in high school, college, and after... read more

Ryan H.
99/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Ivy League Math and Computer Science Tutor

At the high school where I work, I have run a chess club for about 6 years. In the last 3 years we have upgraded to a chess team where we play different schools around the area. My rating, based on some online play, might be around 1500 give or take a 100 points. read more

99/hour
4.9 (157)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 463 hours
Offers in person lessons
See Tutors Like This

At the high school where I work, I have run a chess club for about 6 years. In the last 3 years we have upgraded to a chess team where we play different schools around the area. My rating, based on some online play, might be around 1500 give or take a 100 points. read more

Matthew B.
70/hour

Near Somerville, MA

Academic tutor and Private athletic coach

I taught chess for 3 summers at a summer enrichment program. I led lessons for students who were beginners and also for more advanced students. Also I play chess for fun when I get the chance. read more

70/hour
5.0 (28)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 48 hours
Offers in person lessons
See Tutors Like This

I taught chess for 3 summers at a summer enrichment program. I led lessons for students who were beginners and also for more advanced students. Also I play chess for fun when I get the chance. read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private Chess tutoring lessons

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

What’s a fair price for a private Somerville Chess tutor? Somerville Chess tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$20 $85
$35
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets