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The Best Chess Tutors in Sonoma County, CA

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Alex T. Rohnert Park, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alex T.
30/hour

Patient and Knowledgeable Multiple Subject Tutor

I have been playing chess now for over 10 years either with real people or sometimes just against a computer online. While I know all the rules, I am only a decent player and would only be helpful to a beginner. I do not know any advanced... See Alex's full profile

30/hour
4.4 (9)
25 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess now for over 10 years either with real people or sometimes just against a computer online. While I know all the rules, I am only a decent player and would only be helpful to a beginner. I do not know any advanced...See Alex's full profile

Tustin, CA Tutoring
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... 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

Los Angeles, CA Tutoring
Nicholas M.
45/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... 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

Los Angeles, CA Tutoring
Mike G.
35/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Chess tutor

I started to teach children to play chess in 1979. In 1984, I worked with some world's best chess coaches and players like David Bronshtein and P. Kondratev. I am a winner of multiple chess tournaments. My student... See Mike's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (121)
353 hours tutoring Chess out of 411 hours
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I started to teach children to play chess in 1979. In 1984, I worked with some world's best chess coaches and players like David Bronshtein and P. Kondratev. I am a winner of multiple chess tournaments. My student...See Mike's full profile

Baltimore, MD Tutoring
Theodore E.
60/hour

Baltimore, MD

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)
738 hours tutoring Chess out of 738 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

West Lafayette, IN Tutoring
Alec T.
30/hour

West Lafayette, IN

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)
308 hours tutoring Chess out of 309 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

Carlisle, PA Tutoring
Benji W.
40/hour

Carlisle, PA

USCF 1868 Rated Chess Player with 4 years of teaching experience

I am currently rated 2200 on chess.com (99.9 percentile) and 1868 in the United States Chess Federation. I have competed in over 150 in-person chess tournaments. I have taught at the NYCHESS Kids chess camp, coached my high... See Benji's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (1)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 2 hours
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I am currently rated 2200 on chess.com (99.9 percentile) and 1868 in the United States Chess Federation. I have competed in over 150 in-person chess tournaments. I have taught at the NYCHESS Kids chess camp, coached my high...See Benji's full profile

Van Nuys, CA Tutoring
David B.
80/hour

Van Nuys, 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

Ironwood, MI Tutoring
Lance G.
40/hour

Ironwood, MI

Chess Coach with Six Years of Experience

I have been teaching chess for six years now. My experience has included teaching for and directing after-school programs, instructing and managing summer-camps, and teaching one-on-one private lessons. Several teams I coached went on to... See Lance's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (845)
794 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,797 hours
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I have been teaching chess for six years now. My experience has included teaching for and directing after-school programs, instructing and managing summer-camps, and teaching one-on-one private lessons. Several teams I coached went on to...See Lance's full profile

Fremont, CA Tutoring
Chris T.
60/hour

Fremont, 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

60/hour
4.9 (107)
309 hours tutoring Chess out of 313 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

San Jose, CA Tutoring
Antonio R.
40/hour

San Jose, 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)
379 hours tutoring Chess out of 445 hours
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I am a certified chess coach by the United States Chess FederationSee Antonio's full profile

Wellington, CO Tutoring
Dmitry K.
46/hour

Wellington, CO

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

Columbia, SC Tutoring
Frank S.
85/hour

Columbia, SC

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 (604)
36 hours tutoring Chess out of 2,262 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

Bay Shore, NY Tutoring
Michael P.
30/hour

Bay Shore, NY

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 (414)
558 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,758 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

Staten Island, NY Tutoring
Jonathan R.
60/hour

Staten Island, NY

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)
269 hours tutoring Chess out of 270 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

Temple City, CA Tutoring
Dmitri J.
30/hour

Temple 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)
11 hours tutoring Chess out of 11 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

Los Angeles, CA Tutoring
John S.
85/hour

Los Angeles, 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 (307)
1,089 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

Moreno Valley, CA Tutoring
Farirai G.
50/hour

Moreno Valley, 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 (153)
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

Temple Hills, MD Tutoring
Walt L.
40/hour

Temple Hills, MD

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 (428)
1,276 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,277 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

Seattle, WA Tutoring
Ben G.
60/hour

Seattle, WA

Peak chess.com blitz rating of 1870 (about USCF class A ranking)

Through self study I have achieved the 98th percentile on chess.com in blitz. My rapid rating is quite similar. I have experience tutoring newer players at my local chess club. See Ben's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (59)
177 hours tutoring
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Through self study I have achieved the 98th percentile on chess.com in blitz. My rapid rating is quite similar. I have experience tutoring newer players at my local chess club. See Ben's full profile

Bourbonnais, IL Tutoring
Austin E.
80/hour

Bourbonnais, IL

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)
880 hours tutoring Chess out of 891 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

Minneapolis, MN Tutoring
Dipankar G.
60/hour

Minneapolis, MN

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

New York, NY Tutoring
Rene M.
45/hour

New York, NY

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)
490 hours tutoring Chess out of 689 hours
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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

Brooklyn, NY Tutoring
Alisher P.
60/hour

Brooklyn, NY

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)
51 hours tutoring Chess out of 52 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

Pineville, NC Tutoring
Mike D.
40/hour

Pineville, NC

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 475 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

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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.
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Wallace K.

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Mike knows chess very well and one of his strengths is the ability to communicate complex ideas simply. Mike knows chess very well and one of his strengths is the ability to communicate complex ideas simply Mike knows chess very well and one of his strengths is the ability to communicate complex ideas simply Mike knows chess very well and one of his strengths is the ability to communicate complex ideas simply
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