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Eli K.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Eli K.

2 Reviews
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As soon as you get to understand chess well, you'll begin to see it's beauty and depth. Each game is an adventure. I love chess, and that is my perspective of the old and romantic game of kings and queens. I also enjoy teaching it that way, as it makes the game fun to learn and play.

About Eli

Chess can be confusing and difficult sometimes, but really all you need is someone who loves chess to help you love it, and see it for its beauty. We'll play a few games together, so I see where what level you're at, then take you from there. From a beginners level, up to advanced, showing you the

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Colton Y.
Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners.
Nieves
Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game.
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Eric S.

12 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Candidate Master Title from United States Chess Federation
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstration from California State University of Long Beach
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Eric S.

12 Reviews
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You will have more confidence & fun when playing this great game after a few sessions whether your a beginner or more advanced.

About Eric

Hello Fellow Chess Players and Game Enthusiast, I can certainly help you not only to improve your game whether you are a astute active tournament player (for rating under 1500), wanting to be able to play a good game with your friends and/or rival, and/or just to have fun with this game whether you

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Anastasiya
Great teacher,my daughter likes him a lot.
Jing X.
Eric is an excellent chess teacher. He is very patient and knowledgable. My son is always looking forward to meet him for class. I will highly recommend him to teach young kids.
Larry H.
Great first lesson. Eric was very knowledgeable and helpful!

Theodore N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Theodore N.

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Whether you've never played chess before in your life or simply want to hone your technique, I offer tips, tricks, and personal feedback in an engaging, eye-opening way to help you improve quickly.

Perfect to help you discover and develop a life-long passion for the game of chess.

About Theodore

I'm a college student in Provo who's passionate about a lot of things--chess is a big hobby of mine, but I also produce radio stories, cycle, and cook. Currently studying Statistics at BYU.

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Mathew M.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mathew M.

26 Reviews
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I have been coaching chess for many years. What makes chess lessons unique with me is that I make the chess lessons exciting, fun to learn, I point out mistakes/weaknesses in a very kind way, I give good examples of moves/positions relate to real life, I teach people the psychology of playing chess, and I improve people's game through love and repetition. I teach several opening variations as well as middle-game and end-game tactics. But I focus on what people's weaknesses are and I make those weaknesses their greatest strength.

About Mathew

I have been coaching chess for years. I have been passionately studying the game of chess for 13 years. I am currently a 1987 USCF player (Class A player). My highest rating was 2121 for chess.com blitz rating. But I am committed to go to 2200+ USCF player (National Master player). I have won sever

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John G
I was stuck in a rut and unsure about how to improve my chess game. After a few lesson with Matt I feel a lot better about where I am at, and have been steadily improving over the last few weeks. Matt was able to figuring out why I was stuck, and what I needed to work on to get my chess abilities to the next level. Would highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to improve their game!
Emmit
Matt is a good teacher and a personable guy. Lessons are explained very well. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to advance their game !!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Leo
Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable.
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Thomas H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Thomas H.

5 Reviews
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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas H. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, teac

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Myla M.
Great patience and positive energy
William C.
Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember.
Aleah P.
Good teacher

Shonda W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Shonda W.

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Critical thinking- strategy and confidence are key to being great in the game of chess- as well as in life. My unique training techniques build life skills that will be used on and off the chess board.

About Shonda

Summary ● Highly qualified educator and activist with experience teaching K-12; public and charter, including five years teaching with National Heritage Academies schools and three years at Reelworks Teen film-making. ● Extensive grant-writing and fundraising experience with strong management ab

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Lakewood, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Lakewood is $86. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $240 per hour.
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"A lot to absorb for a first lesson."
Rob
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"My son has recently started learning from Siddharth sir. He likes it alot.
Siddharth is a very good teacher."
Meera
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Fascinating game explained by a true expert."
Faith M.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
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"The best"
Ali
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"This is a first lesson and my daughter loves his lession."
Ji-Won Son
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Dipankar is very knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated. I received lessons from him for 6 months and in that time I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points.
I highly recommend Dipankar for chess lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Sid is an excellent chess coach. My two daughters benefitted from his style and experience in chess. Verrrry gentle with kids and that helps create an environment where kids develop a love for the game. Sid is also easy to work with for parents."
Ketan Ganatra
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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Christian
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Kyle is an amazing instructor! In one session he went over six or seven studies and allowed me to try and work out complicated winning ideas in different positions, and then showed me the correct ones and more importantly, the ideas that a chess player should take away from them. I can genuinely say that even in that one session, I feel like Kyle helped me substantially improve as a chess player."
Zach
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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