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Eric S.

12 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Candidate Master Title from United States Chess Federation
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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!
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Kyle B.

10 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kyle B.

10 Reviews
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I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess seriously for just over a year, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I have an International Master as a coach, so I am con

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Miriam
My daughter was very happy with the lesson. Learning new things already. Eager for the next lesson.
Ruben Y.
Tonight was my son Ruben’s first lesson. He was engaged from the first minute. He thoroughly enjoyed the whole lesson and is looking forward to more!
Jiggar Hindia
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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
Encino, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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George
First lesson - learned a lot
Kyle
Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level.
Jocelyn C.
Atousa is fantastic!!! What an incredible
teacher/coach. Atousa inspires me and
is thoughtful and understanding. I look forward for another lesson. She is 5 STAR. You are lucky to have her on your team. I will finish my lessons with her and hope to start again with her again in the spring..when my session ends with you. Thank you for too. Terrific on line classes you offer. Will recommend your on line classes for sure!!

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Rich R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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Rich R.

6 Reviews
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Lean the best ways to start a game of chess, how to strategically setup your pieces, and close the game with a victory.

About Rich

I am an internet marketer with 5 years of experience in highly competitive industries such as legal, insurance, real estate, and plumbing, to name a few. Come and learn WordPress and search engine optimization with me; I'll be your teacher that I wish I had when I was learning to develop websites a

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Rich knows how to set up your new business in the most cost effective ways. And how to get the most out of your start up money. I recommend him highly.
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He explains what he's doing very clearly
Richard
Helpful and patient
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Kyle B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kyle B.

9 Reviews
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Online Chess Teacher

I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess seriously for just over a year, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I have an International Master as a coach, so I am con

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Ruben Y.
Tonight was my son Ruben’s first lesson. He was engaged from the first minute. He thoroughly enjoyed the whole lesson and is looking forward to more!
Jiggar Hindia
Carter C.
My son said it was very good class, the teacher helped him a lot

Frank J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Frank J.

2 Reviews
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Online Chess Teacher

Hi, I am a Certified Chess Coach with the United States Chess Federation and have been teaching chess for over 15 years.

I have taught students as young as 4 years old and as old as 71.

I enjoy teaching chess and would love to share my structured knowledge with you.

About Frank

I am United States Chess Federation Certified instructor. I have been teaching for fifteen years. I also hold certifications in Chess Tournament Organizing and Directing. My specialty is students interested in competition (plenty more details available). I have also hosted many chess related date

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Oli
I just wanted to say thanks again for the direction and advice. I am motivated to work harder and focus on making my calls structurally sound as the “next step” in becoming a Master chess player. I appreciate all your help and guidance through this process.I recommend Frank coach to make you better players, I can't thank him well enough for all the lessons I got from him, a great coach! Thanks Frank
Andre
Coach Frank has helped my chess game improve 300 points and climbing. He teaches in your learning style. If you want to improve your game and learn principles that are not in books I HIGHLY recommend Coach Frank.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Los Angeles is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $240 per hour.
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"I just want to say, "I am very pleased working with Thomas." I never thought that I could master the game of chess especially by being impatient and a slower learner. This is my fourth lesson and I have already played a game of chess. Thank You So Much, Thomas. I can't wait until my next lessons."
- Myat
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"I normally don’t leave reviews, but after gone trough a few mediocre chess teachers, we are so happy we found Sam and I wanted to take a minute to say that Sam is an phenomenal chess teacher, our children( girl and boy, 6 & 9 ) Love his lessons and have grown so much in terms of chess skill level. Sam is very professional, super patient and uses exceptional effective teaching methods. He’s the best chess teacher we have found in south Florida, after years of changing teachers! Thank you Sam!"
- Dr. Cedeno
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Excellent chess instructor. Very patient and experienced teaching my children 6 and 7 years of age. Always on time."
- Elisa
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"I am Declan's Grandmother and I have to say this was an incredible lesson. Declan said it was awesome and I concur. We will definitely be in touch for more learning."
- Declan
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Fantastic first lesson! I’m enjoying it."
- Montel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Great instructor! Sam's a fantastic and fun teacher and our kids love working with him. He's really good at what he does and he's a master player as well!"
- Rodrigo Z.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I must admit, in the beginning I was reluctant on trying our online lessons. However, Siddharth was awesome. We had connectivity problems and he just rolled with it. The lessons online were great and our boys really enjoy learning chess."
- Disha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Aaron has been teaching my 9 year old son chess lessons. After several months with a weekly lesson, my wife and I are very pleased with his progress. At first we had our doubts about whether online classes would work. The truth is that we are very satisfied because the use of technology added interest for my son in learning. Aaron is very patient and makes the lessons enjoyable, with some humor. He has a teaching method that combines strategy and theory with a love for the game. That is the magic of learning and is the key to advance one's knowledge of any discipline. Now we play more and more competitive matches and his progress is very noticeable. We also appreciate Aaron's feedback about how each lesson went and tips to work on during the week to reinforce what was learned."
- luis
Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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"I am taking weekly lessons with Bora in order to push my game to the next level. Bora is passionate about chess, and it really shows in his approach to teaching, which I find to be both entertaining and effective. Bora is also a nice person all around and I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and/or their kids."
- Thomas
Took Chess lessons from Bora Y.
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"We have been doing chess and it's been great. Both our kids are playing in tournaments and their rating has increased a lot since they starting working with Samuel. Over all its been a great experience for my kids and they really love working with Samuel. We can only give our best recommendations."
- Shaun
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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