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Chad B.
45/hour

Seattle, WA

98th percentile competitor, experienced coach

I am in the 98th percentile of chess players in classical time control on lichess.org. My rating on chess.com is 2000 for rapid and blitz. I have helped students rise from 800 to around 1300 just by training and analysis. I have done both... read more

45/hour
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I am in the 98th percentile of chess players in classical time control on lichess.org. My rating on chess.com is 2000 for rapid and blitz. I have helped students rise from 800 to around 1300 just by training and analysis. I have done both... read more

Aaron S.
75/hour

Leavenworth, WA

Chess Expert

I have taught workshops on Chess. I have played chess for 33 years. I have won several tournaments and participated in Chess Club in High School. read more

75/hour
5.0 (156)
494 hours tutoring
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I have taught workshops on Chess. I have played chess for 33 years. I have won several tournaments and participated in Chess Club in High School. read more

Charles A. S.
55/hour

Seattle, WA

USCF Level IV National Chess Coach

I have played chess for over 40 years and have been teaching chess since 2003. I am one of only eleven people in the United States to earn the title of Level IV National Chess Coach from the United States Chess... read more

55/hour
4.9 (7)
9 hours tutoring Chess out of 10 hours
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I have played chess for over 40 years and have been teaching chess since 2003. I am one of only eleven people in the United States to earn the title of Level IV National Chess Coach from the United States Chess... read more

Gregory M.
40/hour

Vancouver, WA

Your help in Science Math and Computers

I frequently play chess with my friends. I have entered local chess tournaments, and have read numerous books on the topic. read more

40/hour
5.0 (5)
8 hours tutoring
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I frequently play chess with my friends. I have entered local chess tournaments, and have read numerous books on the topic. read more

Timothy R.
100/hour

Hood River, OR

English or Spanish Tutor/ESL

I was taught chess at a very young age (6 or 7). I learned tactics by studying openings and strategies that are archived online. I played chess during high school and was a member of the chess club and participant of formal,... read more

100/hour
5.0 (3)
7 hours tutoring
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I was taught chess at a very young age (6 or 7). I learned tactics by studying openings and strategies that are archived online. I played chess during high school and was a member of the chess club and participant of formal,... read more

Ben O.
35/hour

Spokane, WA

Washington State Certified Math Teacher

I currently hold a rating of 1680. I have taught the basics of chess within a public school classroom as an extra curricular course. I have taught the basics of chess including opening moves and basic strategy to individuals as... read more

35/hour
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I currently hold a rating of 1680. I have taught the basics of chess within a public school classroom as an extra curricular course. I have taught the basics of chess including opening moves and basic strategy to individuals as... read more

Kenneth T.
60/hour

Seattle, WA

Senior Chess Master

I tutored an individual student who went from 50th to 2nd in the State. I won the brilliancy prize against Grandmaster Tony Miles in the US open chess tournament. I am the author of a chess book published in 1990. read more

60/hour
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I tutored an individual student who went from 50th to 2nd in the State. I won the brilliancy prize against Grandmaster Tony Miles in the US open chess tournament. I am the author of a chess book published in 1990. read more

Tom W.
35/hour

Tacoma, WA

Chess tutoring

I am currently the lead chess instructor for the Tacoma chess club. I am also the Pierce County chess champion and the Tacoma City champion. My highest rating achieved was Master and I have been playing and teaching... read more

35/hour
5.0 (6)
7 hours tutoring Chess out of 7 hours
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I am currently the lead chess instructor for the Tacoma chess club. I am also the Pierce County chess champion and the Tacoma City champion. My highest rating achieved was Master and I have been playing and teaching... read more

William L.
20/hour

Spokane, WA

Entry and Beginner level Chess tutor 7+ Year of Playing Experience

I've been playing chess for about 7 to 9 years as both a hobby, and even joining my schools chess club for fun. Although it was mostly a hobby I started back in high school, it began develop in to a sport for me as more time... read more

20/hour
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I've been playing chess for about 7 to 9 years as both a hobby, and even joining my schools chess club for fun. Although it was mostly a hobby I started back in high school, it began develop in to a sport for me as more time... read more

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

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