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Ernesto T. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ernesto T.
40/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

NYC Chess Instructor

With a passion to teach I been inspired to show others on the 6 fundamentals of chess. Currently I have been teaching for over 10 years in different non profit organizations and schools throughout New York City. I have been apart of the United States Chess Federation for the past 15 years and have... See Ernesto's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (10)
40 hours tutoring Chess out of 41 hours
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With a passion to teach I been inspired to show others on the 6 fundamentals of chess. Currently I have been teaching for over 10 years in different non profit organizations and schools throughout New York City. I have been apart of the United States Chess Federation for the past 15 years and have... See Ernesto's full profile

Steve A. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Steve A.
40/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

English and math tutor

I am currently a Chess Specialist at two different programs for two different middle schools (Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, and Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation) and have seen my students advance in a month's time. I keep chess engaging and fun while I encourage... See Steve's full profile

40/hour
4.6 (99)
171 hours tutoring Chess out of 355 hours
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I am currently a Chess Specialist at two different programs for two different middle schools (Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, and Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation) and have seen my students advance in a month's time. I keep chess engaging and fun while I encourage... See Steve's full profile

Rene M. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Rene M.
45/hour

Near Staten Island, 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 division (a group mostly encompassed by children with little or no... See Rene's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (251)
466 hours tutoring Chess out of 664 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 division (a group mostly encompassed by children with little or no... See Rene's full profile

Bryon M. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Bryon M.
50/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Thoughtful, patient Math/Chess/Excel coach who also loves learning

800 SAT, Princeton Review tutor, past experience helping students one-on-one and in classrooms, Degrees in Engineering and Business Over 2000 rating in chess. Tournament play experience over the board and online. Frequently playing and studying the game. Chess enthusiast. Experience analyzing games with... See Bryon's full profile

50/hour
5.0 (11)
3 hours tutoring Chess out of 23 hours
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800 SAT, Princeton Review tutor, past experience helping students one-on-one and in classrooms, Degrees in Engineering and Business Over 2000 rating in chess. Tournament play experience over the board and online. Frequently playing and studying the game. Chess enthusiast. Experience analyzing games with... See Bryon's full profile

Jonathan R. Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person 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 Chess.com and currently have a standard rating of 1922 (top 99.6% of... See Jonathan's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (67)
240 hours tutoring Chess out of 241 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 Chess.com and currently have a standard rating of 1922 (top 99.6% of... See Jonathan's full profile

Andrew K. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andrew K.
60/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Chess Instructor

Currently, I teach elementary students how to play chess (2020 - Present) at a charter school in New Jersey. See Andrew's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (7)
32 hours tutoring
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Currently, I teach elementary students how to play chess (2020 - Present) at a charter school in New Jersey. See Andrew's full profile

Lawrence C. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Lawrence C.
65/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

FIDE Master chess coach

I have five years of experience coaching elementary and middle school kids in chess. However, I work with players of all ages and levels from beginner up through 2200. A few of my students have had large rating gains in short timespans. I specialize in opening line development and preparation, endgames, and... See Lawrence's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (33)
77 hours tutoring Chess out of 78 hours
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I have five years of experience coaching elementary and middle school kids in chess. However, I work with players of all ages and levels from beginner up through 2200. A few of my students have had large rating gains in short timespans. I specialize in opening line development and preparation, endgames, and... See Lawrence's full profile

Jaime D. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jaime D.
76/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Chess Teacher

I have helped to run a chess team for two years. I am able to teach strategy and coordinate players. See Jaime's full profile

76/hour
4.9 (38)
60 hours tutoring Chess out of 179 hours
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I have helped to run a chess team for two years. I am able to teach strategy and coordinate players. See Jaime's full profile

Jake W. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jake W.
80/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Yale University|Chess Master|US National Chess Team|Top 100 List

I am a student at Yale University, and I am a Certified Chess Coach and Tournament Director with 9 years of teaching and competitive tournament experience. I am a USCF chess expert and a FIDE Arena chess grandmaster (top 1% of competitive chess players). I teach students of all ages, but I... See Jake's full profile

80/hour
5.0 (9)
38 hours tutoring Chess out of 39 hours
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I am a student at Yale University, and I am a Certified Chess Coach and Tournament Director with 9 years of teaching and competitive tournament experience. I am a USCF chess expert and a FIDE Arena chess grandmaster (top 1% of competitive chess players). I teach students of all ages, but I... See Jake's full profile

Ari B. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ari B.
85/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Java + Python Developer. Tutor. Freelancer.

Rated 76th percentile in competitive Blitz, 90th percentile in competitive Standard chess worldwide. Competed in USCF tournaments, was part of Brandeis Chess Club as an undergrad. See Ari's full profile

85/hour
4.7 (35)
2 hours tutoring Chess out of 247 hours
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Rated 76th percentile in competitive Blitz, 90th percentile in competitive Standard chess worldwide. Competed in USCF tournaments, was part of Brandeis Chess Club as an undergrad. See Ari's full profile

Alex S. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Alex S.
100/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Ivy League Tutor Specializing in ACT/SAT, Essay Writing & Math

I was a nationally travelled chess player to the age of twelve. I have experience tutoring beginning and intermediate players. I was the second highest ranked player in the state of Florida. See Alex's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (9)
34 hours tutoring
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I was a nationally travelled chess player to the age of twelve. I have experience tutoring beginning and intermediate players. I was the second highest ranked player in the state of Florida. See Alex's full profile

Renny G. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Renny G.
100/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Middle-Level Chess Player

I play chess nearly everyday. I am very familiar with the basics and have an ELO of around 1400. I am able to teach a pure beginner at chess. See Renny's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (8)
19 hours tutoring
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I play chess nearly everyday. I am very familiar with the basics and have an ELO of around 1400. I am able to teach a pure beginner at chess. See Renny's full profile

Neil P. Near Staten Island, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Neil P.
150/hour

Near Staten Island, NY

Learn through understanding, not memorizing

I've been playing for over 25 years and log in daily to ICC to watch grandmasters play. I've played in tournaments before and studied numerous openings in chess books and have trained other players. One person improved their rating from 1600 to 1800 in a 3 month span. I've beaten a few international... See Neil's full profile

150/hour
5.0 (106)
11 hours tutoring Chess out of 302 hours
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I've been playing for over 25 years and log in daily to ICC to watch grandmasters play. I've played in tournaments before and studied numerous openings in chess books and have trained other players. One person improved their rating from 1600 to 1800 in a 3 month span. I've beaten a few international... See Neil's full profile

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Rama G.
25/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

25/hour
5.0 (80)
285 hours tutoring Chess out of 286 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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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 (384)
514 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,611 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 Staten Island, NY Tutoring
Zachary A.
30/hour

Experienced Chess Teacher

I have played Chess for 10+ years and absolutely love the game. I have won many tournaments and awards and still play very frequently to this day. I can help you if you are a beginner or intermediate chess player. See Zachary's full profile

30/hour
4.9 (118)
481 hours tutoring Chess out of 482 hours
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I have played Chess for 10+ years and absolutely love the game. I have won many tournaments and awards and still play very frequently to this day. I can help you if you are a beginner or intermediate chess player. See Zachary's full profile

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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 (389)
1,165 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,166 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 Staten Island, NY 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 (140)
368 hours tutoring Chess out of 369 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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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 (105)
287 hours tutoring Chess out of 291 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

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Jessica U.
60/hour

Experienced and Patient Chess Coach Who Teaches at the L.A. Chess Club

Chess is a great hobby for children and adults alike! I've been teaching chess for almost two years now (through private lessons and at the Los Angeles Chess Club) and my lessons are as fun and engaging as they are... See Jessica's full profile

60/hour
4.9 (56)
233 hours tutoring Chess out of 234 hours
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Chess is a great hobby for children and adults alike! I've been teaching chess for almost two years now (through private lessons and at the Los Angeles Chess Club) and my lessons are as fun and engaging as they are... See Jessica's full profile

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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 (353)
654 hours tutoring Chess out of 654 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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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 (40)
34 hours tutoring Chess out of 105 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 Staten Island, NY Tutoring
Veronika Z.
70/hour

Expert Level Chess Player, Current USCF Rating 2053

I am two times National Girls Tournament of Champion winner, and currently the highest ranked female chess player in the state of Oklahoma as well as 2018 Oklahoma State champion. I represented Oklahoma State at the national tournaments for... See Veronika's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (316)
965 hours tutoring Chess out of 1,009 hours
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I am two times National Girls Tournament of Champion winner, and currently the highest ranked female chess player in the state of Oklahoma as well as 2018 Oklahoma State champion. I represented Oklahoma State at the national tournaments for... See Veronika's full profile

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Vindhyaa P.
75/hour

Experienced Chess Player & Private Tutor

After learning the rich history, practicing the nuanced strategies, and competing in various tournaments of Chess--I've taught children ages 4-14 Beginner and Intermediate levels of Chess at Hindu Learning Center and privately for the... See Vindhyaa's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (138)
109 hours tutoring Chess out of 391 hours
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After learning the rich history, practicing the nuanced strategies, and competing in various tournaments of Chess--I've taught children ages 4-14 Beginner and Intermediate levels of Chess at Hindu Learning Center and privately for the... See Vindhyaa's full profile

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