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The Best Chess Tutors in Valley Stream, NY

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Sabid H.
40/hour

Near Valley Stream, NY

FIDE Rated Chess Player

I've played chess my entire life and have won several Chess in the Schools and Chess in the Parks tournaments for the novice and intermediate sections. My highest FIDE rating was 1638. I play unrated now and on chess.com for leisure but still keep up with studying new openings. read more

40/hour
5.0 (1)
4 hours tutoring
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I've played chess my entire life and have won several Chess in the Schools and Chess in the Parks tournaments for the novice and intermediate sections. My highest FIDE rating was 1638. I play unrated now and on chess.com for leisure but still keep up with studying new openings. read more

Maanav W.
45/hour

Near Valley Stream, NY

Chess Enthusiast with 10+ years of experience

I competed in Chess tournaments starting at a very young age and was apart of the chess club in my high school. I look forward to continuing my passion for chess and joining the team at Carnegie Mellon University. I have experience and am willing to teach those who are just being introduced to the game. read more

45/hour
5.0 (1)
14 hours tutoring
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I competed in Chess tournaments starting at a very young age and was apart of the chess club in my high school. I look forward to continuing my passion for chess and joining the team at Carnegie Mellon University. I have experience and am willing to teach those who are just being introduced to the game. read more

Sam B.
75/hour

Near Valley Stream, NY

Chess Expert rated 2150 USCF

I have been playing chess competitively for 4 years with a national rating of 2166 USCF which places me among the top 2000 players in the country. I have experience tutoring ages 5-50 and all different skill levels. read more

75/hour
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I have been playing chess competitively for 4 years with a national rating of 2166 USCF which places me among the top 2000 players in the country. I have experience tutoring ages 5-50 and all different skill levels. read more

Paul C.
99/hour

Near Valley Stream, NY

Experienced Beginner/Intermediate Chess Tutor

I have taught roughly two hundred plus of kids, from elementary to high school, to play chess. I teach beginner to intermediate levels, including chess history, and make sure my students have a strong sense of the board and love of the game. I can also introduce students to Xiangxi and Shogi (Chinese and... read more

99/hour
5.0 (268)
511 hours tutoring
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I have taught roughly two hundred plus of kids, from elementary to high school, to play chess. I teach beginner to intermediate levels, including chess history, and make sure my students have a strong sense of the board and love of the game. I can also introduce students to Xiangxi and Shogi (Chinese and... read more

Sara H.
45/hour

Near Valley Stream, NY

Science and All Levels of Math Tutor

I was previously employed as a chess instructor for several after-school programs at elementary and middle schools and have also been a private tutor on several occasions. read more

45/hour
4.7 (26)
79 hours tutoring
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I was previously employed as a chess instructor for several after-school programs at elementary and middle schools and have also been a private tutor on several occasions. read more

Frank Y.
85/hour

Valley Stream, NY

Science, Math and Computer Programming Tutor

I have played chess for more than 20 years. I can teach beginners how to play the game and some strategies. read more

85/hour
4.7 (21)
102 hours tutoring
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I have played chess for more than 20 years. I can teach beginners how to play the game and some strategies. read more

Samuel E.
15/hour

Near Valley Stream, NY

I have a rating of 2020 on lichess in rapid time control

I like to begin with a free 30 minute intro to ensure we're a good fit. I am studying chess 2 hours per week under top 10 blitz player in the world IM Yaacov Norowitz who studies under former top 10 in the world GM Roman Dzindzichashvili. I have a 2020 rating on lichess in rapid time control. I have over... read more

15/hour
5.0 (2)
8 hours tutoring Chess out of 8 hours
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I like to begin with a free 30 minute intro to ensure we're a good fit. I am studying chess 2 hours per week under top 10 blitz player in the world IM Yaacov Norowitz who studies under former top 10 in the world GM Roman Dzindzichashvili. I have a 2020 rating on lichess in rapid time control. I have over... read more

Ernesto T.
40/hour

Near Valley Stream, 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... read more

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... read more

Arthur C.
55/hour

Valley Stream, NY

Chess Player with a National Master Title

I have played many tournaments and have learned many strategies from competing in these events. - I have won 5 trophies, first place in national tournaments - I hold the National Master Title read more

55/hour
5.0 (166)
433 hours tutoring
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I have played many tournaments and have learned many strategies from competing in these events. - I have won 5 trophies, first place in national tournaments - I hold the National Master Title read more

Zinat S.
65/hour

Near Valley Stream, NY

I am a tenured teacher currently working in a public school

I was the runner up champion at the Annual Chess Tournament at the University of Dhaka in 1985. Prior to that, I received formal training from a National chess Coach. I recently taught three of my Special Education students of age 7-8, how to play chess on a beginner's level. In addition, my... read more

65/hour
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I was the runner up champion at the Annual Chess Tournament at the University of Dhaka in 1985. Prior to that, I received formal training from a National chess Coach. I recently taught three of my Special Education students of age 7-8, how to play chess on a beginner's level. In addition, my... read more

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Valley Stream Chess Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

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