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Popular Online Chess Teachers

Gio A.

New York, NY
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Batuhan K.

Chula Vista, CA
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Jasmine T.

San Diego, CA
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Gio A. New York, NY

I've played chess since I was a young child. I remember being in the chess club at my elementary school, over 20 years ago! I've since led a chess club of my own and taught plenty of young students how to play. I'm happy to teach the basics - the moves and strategies of chess to the novice player.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is what I'm passionate about and it's what I enjoy. I want to inspire that same passion into the hearts and minds of others. *** Lesson Details *** I am a laid-back teacher, fun, and I focus on the needs, abilities, and ambitions of the student. In turn, students must realize that learning an instrument takes a lot of work and dedication. One can't expect to learn very much if s/he only practices or thinks about the instrument during the lesson. If the student is willing to put some time into ...

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Charles W. September 15, 2014
Clarinet · In studio
Verified Student
Gio has been wonderfully patient with my efforts as a total beginner. His instructions are clear and helpful, and he has provided a good mix of motivation and encouragement. Highly recommended!
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Kristina T. February 10, 2014
Guitar
Great, creative teacher

Gio has a great way of thinking outside the box and teaching my daughter each week. He uses creative methods to engage her and help her relate to the material and provides easy instructions for practicing during the week. He is patient and easy going which allows for her not to feel overwhelmed as she's just learning the guitar. I'm very happy with how he's teaching her!
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Mary V. January 26, 2014
Guitar
Attentive and great at teaching technique

Gio truly focuses on the student's needs. I've met too many self-absorbed musicians in the past, but Gio really pays attention to details in the student's playing. He is excellent at teaching technique and was the first guitar teacher to help me fix physical problems regarding posture and arm tension. His kind, easy-going manner makes a student comfortable. He has a wealth of musical knowledge to share.
Batuhan K. Chula Vista, CA

I've played chess professionally and my rating in Turkey was 1900+(UKD) which equates to 2300+ Uscf rating. I've thought to all ages and 100+ students over the years. If you have passion for learning and want to take your chess playing to the next level you've found your teacher!

About Batuhan

I'm a devoted and a passionate teacher, even though I'm teaching a wide variety of subjects my focus is on music and the drum set. Lessons Lessons are generally in a relaxed setting and designed to work towards accomplishing student determined goals. While all students will study similar fundamentals, every lesson is as different as every person. What are your goals? I'll tell you what you need to do to get there, and help you take the steps to achieve your aspirations. As a teacher, my goal is to provide a positive hands-on experience. I strive to create an environment where learning is enjoyed and explored, teaching in an exciting, fun, and passionate mode. I am not strict, and have a strong sense of humor - although I do expect the students to practice. I have an extremely ...

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alexandra P. January 11, 2015
Chess · Online
Verified Student
Batu has been teaching my two girls, 5 and 7 year old, chess. The lessons have been great, not only he teaches them the fundamentals, he also changes his teaching methods to match their needs. He relates them and makes the lessons fun and exciting. I'd suggest everybody to try his lessons out, not only chess.
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Donna M. October 15, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! Batuhan is gifted at teaching drums to students no matter what the age. I learned more in three months from him than I did from my previous instructor in 18 months.
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Josh B. July 24, 2014
Drum · Online
Batu is a great teacher, he is very knowledgeable and understanding. At times he was strict, but you could sense he was doing it for your betterment. He was always available for me and anything questions I needed to ask him. Although he is younger than me, it definitely felt like I was being taught someone with lots of wisdom.
Jasmine T. San Diego, CA

Sessions include instruction, practicing, and honing skills as needed. I have years of tutoring experience and adapt my tutoring style to the student's learning style.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

Julian T.

Marietta, GA
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Frank G.

Winsted, CT
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Aaron C.

Portland, OR
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Julian T. Marietta, GA

My chess score is about a 1450.

About Julian

Previous experience with Mathnasium, Tutorial website, Wyzant. Tutored friends and family. Member of high school math team. Graduate of Georgia Tech 800 on SAT Math 750 on SAT Verbal 680 on SAT Writing 5 on AP Calculus BC, AP Physics, AP Spanish, and AP US History 4 on AP English Language

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Kathy Y. June 23, 2014
ACT Math · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher! Able to relate to teens!
Frank G. Winsted, CT

YES!
I teach Chess.
A great game that still beats any video game.
Chess is a fantastic way to become a BETTER PERFORMER and MUSICIAN, because it teaches you to think ahead.
Thinking ahead keeps you on your toes and you better be on your toes in front of a crowd!

About Frank

I was interested in playing the guitar way back in 1964! Upon hearing the Beatles my dad bought me a Ukelele. The ukelele never got played but a friend gave me an old Sears Silvertone guitar when I was 11. Because I never took lessons I didn't know what a chord was. I finally started playing seriously in high school and formed a band. Upon graduating high school and after a year at the University of Connecticut, I attended the Hartford Conservatory where I received my associates degree in Jazz and Improvisation. I majored in guitar. I have studied with Tony Purrone, Dave Santoro. and Steve Famighlietti. I owned a music store from 1993 -2009. I have written and recorded songs that have received airplay in Connecticut and I have performed with Chris Tofield, Jimmy Griswold and ...

Aaron C. Portland, OR

I learned to play chess when I was 8 years old, and won our State Championship in my Senior Year of High School. I teach chess through playing, and rarely will reference books. Chess is a game that is shared with two people, and one of the best ways to learn is by playing and talking through different strategies.

About Aaron

Hi there, My name is Aaron Cohen and I am looking forward to connecting with you! I focus on teaching ESL to International learners, and lived in Dalian, China for nearly two years from 2008-2010. I specialize in helping Youth and adult learners understand a completely new and vibrant industry: Social Innovation. All over the world, people are creating projects and businesses that help build Community and have an impact on the world around them. Let us learn the language of this new and exciting business concept to open up opportunity for you to live out your dreams!

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