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The Best Chess Tutors in Studio City, CA

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David B.
80/hour

Near Studio 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 tutored chess for years. read more

80/hour
5.0 (62)
1 hours tutoring Chess out of 213 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 tutored chess for years. read more

Veronika Z.
60/hour

Near Studio City, CA

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 five consecutive years. I ran multiple chess camps, 10-15 kids, for... read more

60/hour
5.0 (224)
699 hours tutoring Chess out of 713 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 five consecutive years. I ran multiple chess camps, 10-15 kids, for... read more

Atousa P.
95/hour

Near Studio City, CA

Woman Chess Grand Master

I am a Woman International Grandmaster in chess. I have my certificate in coaching, and have won many international tournaments. read more

95/hour
5.0 (87)
353 hours tutoring Chess out of 352 hours
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I am a Woman International Grandmaster in chess. I have my certificate in coaching, and have won many international tournaments. read more

Justin K.
30/hour

Studio City, CA

Intermediate Chess Coaching (emphasis on openings and positional eval)

I have been playing chess for over 30 years and have a rating of 1300+ on Chess.com. I watch and follow chess streamers to gain insight and improve, as well as constantly playing and analyzing my games for improvement. If you are trying to learn chess, or are a beginner who needs to understand the... read more

30/hour
5.0 (2)
3 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess for over 30 years and have a rating of 1300+ on Chess.com. I watch and follow chess streamers to gain insight and improve, as well as constantly playing and analyzing my games for improvement. If you are trying to learn chess, or are a beginner who needs to understand the... read more

Dennis U.
40/hour

Near Studio City, CA

Chess Young Children. UCLA grad. 30 yrs play exp. Expert chess rating

I have 30 years of playing experience. I have an Expert chess rating. For several years, I tutored chess. I have played in USCF rated tournaments for decades. I have taught chess in after school programs. Have done in-home tutoring of chess for several years. read more

40/hour
4.2 (4)
6 hours tutoring Chess out of 6 hours
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I have 30 years of playing experience. I have an Expert chess rating. For several years, I tutored chess. I have played in USCF rated tournaments for decades. I have taught chess in after school programs. Have done in-home tutoring of chess for several years. read more

Josh L.
35/hour

Near Studio City, CA

20-Year Chess Coach with 15 State Championships (Teams/Indiv)

Classroom and private chess coach for 20+ years. Former US Chess Expert with 2100 Chess.com Rapid Rating. 15 Arizona State Championship teams and individuals in grades Kindergarten thru 6th grade. Chess Teacher for over 1000 beginning players. Skilled with Chesskid and Chess.com websites and apps. read more

35/hour
4.9 (98)
306 hours tutoring Chess out of 362 hours
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Classroom and private chess coach for 20+ years. Former US Chess Expert with 2100 Chess.com Rapid Rating. 15 Arizona State Championship teams and individuals in grades Kindergarten thru 6th grade. Chess Teacher for over 1000 beginning players. Skilled with Chesskid and Chess.com websites and apps. read more

Caleb W.
50/hour

Near Studio City, CA

USCF National Master, 7 years of experience teaching chess

I am a USCF chess national master. I have 7 years of teaching chess to students of all ages. Some of my chess students have gained hundreds and close to thousands of ELO points since my goal is to teach not only the game but skills such as energy management and how to deal with hardships within the... read more

50/hour
5.0 (61)
226 hours tutoring Chess out of 226 hours
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I am a USCF chess national master. I have 7 years of teaching chess to students of all ages. Some of my chess students have gained hundreds and close to thousands of ELO points since my goal is to teach not only the game but skills such as energy management and how to deal with hardships within the... read more

Mike G.
35/hour

Near Studio City, CA

Chess tutor

I am an experienced chess coach /instructor with deep understanding of chess at high levels. I've been teaching students of all ages since 1980. I provide in classroom lessons as well as private in-house sessions. I have been playing chess for over 40 years. For several years I have worked... read more

35/hour
5.0 (115)
238 hours tutoring Chess out of 296 hours
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I am an experienced chess coach /instructor with deep understanding of chess at high levels. I've been teaching students of all ages since 1980. I provide in classroom lessons as well as private in-house sessions. I have been playing chess for over 40 years. For several years I have worked... read more

Dan A.
200/hour

Near Studio City, CA

International Master of Chess with 5+ Years of Teaching Experience

At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have taught over 200 students and some have gone on to become national champions... read more

200/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time US National Champion, and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. In addition, I have taught over 200 students and some have gone on to become national champions... read more

Nick S.
57/hour

Near Studio City, CA

Top 100 Tutor Nationwide for 2013

I have been playing chess since 1971. I got a gold medal in a chess tournament in the city I was living Overseas when I was 12 years old. I was a member of chess team all my high school years. It happened that I played twice with a gold medalist of Torrance and I won both time. I play chess... read more

57/hour
4.9 (750)
3,228 hours tutoring
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I have been playing chess since 1971. I got a gold medal in a chess tournament in the city I was living Overseas when I was 12 years old. I was a member of chess team all my high school years. It happened that I played twice with a gold medalist of Torrance and I won both time. I play chess... read more

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