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Danial A.

(7)
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $75
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  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Danial A.

Santa Monica, CA

(7)

Private Chess Teacher

I have been playing chess for nine years, and have peak ratings of 2348 FIDE and 2390 USCF. Some of my accomplishments include: I am a 5 Time National Champion, THE NUMBER ONE RANKED 17 YEAR OLD IN THE WEST COAST of the UNITED STATES, ranked top ten in the country for my age group, and have achieved the titles of national master and FIDE master. Along with this, I am also rated in the top 5% of all chess players. I have taught many chess camps for kids and adults across the California area and have 2 years of teaching experience. One of my biggest teaching accomplishments is assisting one of my students to go from #117 in the country to #13 in the country (gained 500 rating points) for their age group in a matter of 5 months! I welcome all levels and will make sure each lesson is tailored specifically to every student's needs. After receiving many hours of coaching myself and improving to where I am today, I can guarantee I can help you get to the next level. If you are ready to ...

About Danial

Hello everyone, my name is Danial Asaria and I am a professional chess player that has traveled across the world playing in tournaments representing the U.S on an international setting. I am a 5-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION and currently the NUMBER ONE 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States r

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November 10, 2019
Jonah R.
Thanks Danial! That was a great first lesson. Looking forward to more.
August 9, 2018
Aidan C.
My son USCF rating 1400+ took a trial lesson with Danial. Danial is methodical and systematic in his coaching. He was quick to identify what my son needs to improve in order to get to the next level. The most important thing is that my son enjoyed his one-hour lesson and literally felt that the lesson time flew by as it felt like only 2 minutes long to him. My son gives Danial thumbs up and 5 stars.
December 19, 2017
Dean
As a high rated 1500+ player, Danial was able to teach many new things about my openings and how I ca imrpove. Great coach!
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Kyle B.

(7)
Torrance, CA
Starting at $15
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kyle B.

Torrance, CA

(7)

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Private 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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November 22, 2019
Carter C.
My son said it was very good class, the teacher helped him a lot
November 13, 2019
Alex
I had a great session with Kyle. He helped me better understand decision making in the opening of the game, and talked me through different ways on how to focus on other aspects of the game. Meeting up with him was easy. I enjoyed my lesson, and he seems like an overall cool dude.
November 8, 2019
Kevin M.
The lesson went very excellently. Kyle was prepared yet flexible. Most importantly I learned.
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Atousa P.

(13)
Encino, CA
Starting at $50
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Atousa P.

Encino, CA

(13)

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Private Chess Teacher

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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November 12, 2019
George
First lesson - learned a lot
November 11, 2019
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.
October 10, 2019
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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Sergey K.

(10)
Chess
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Russian, Russian
  • Teaching since 2001
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Sergey K.

(10)

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Online Chess Teacher

I love playing Chess and can teach you how to play as well

About Sergey

I am multitalented. At a young age I mastered the Art of Photography that was taught to me by my grandpa and Chess. I was born in Belarus and I am a native Russian Speaker. After substitute teaching then getting my first teacher job in NY I have started to work on my business and been very succ

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May 9, 2019
Anita
I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you...
September 30, 2018
Patti C.
Terrible experience. Couldn't connect online, 20 minutes after start time called him and he tried to assist, but ended up doing a "phone lesson" which consisted of a question and answer time where I had to come up with my own questions. To conclude we were told to go out and take some pictures on our own and learn from experimenting on our own taking pictures of all kinds of things. We could then download them, send to him, and he could critique.
Not what I expected. Not necessarily his fault, but Going to ask for refund
May 25, 2018
Janet T.
when I made an appointment, I asked if Sergey was familiar with my camera and they said yes. It seemed new to him. But after talking about my fijifilm x100F, I am returning the camera. So overall I did like Sergey and look forward to my next Hour
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Siddharth G.

(60)
Chess
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Siddharth G.

(60)

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Online Chess Teacher

I have been teaching chess for 3 years and my students have gone on to tournament level and won competitions. Within the first few lessons, my students have developed a deeper understanding of chess strategies As the progressed further in their lessons they have developed special moves to win the chess games. I take pride in my students' success and love working with them. I do provide tournament chess boards for my students.

About Siddharth

Hi there, my name is Siddharth and I have been teaching chess in public and private schools, including private lessons, over the last three years. I love to see students grow with each lesson and accomplish their goals. Under my tutelage, I have helped students advance from beginner level to tou

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October 30, 2019
Antony T.
My son has improved a lot after he started taking chess lessons from Mr. Siddharth. He has learnt a lot of new techniques and is excited to use them in games.
October 26, 2019
Shalika
Great teacher! My 8 year old is learning the essentials of chess and we are pleased with her progress.
October 19, 2019
shobana
Its really, a wonderful experience. Great place to learn. Instructor is so kind & patience in teaching and technically skilled. Waiting to learn more & more.
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Daniel L.

(1)
Chess
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Health, and Society from Cornell University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Online Chess Teacher

My students and I have at least one in-person meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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June 2, 2017
Davi R.
Lots of clues and a passionate teacher.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Porter Ranch, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Porter Ranch is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $240 per hour.
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$51 average
45 min
$74 average
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
- Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Sam is very engaging and lively. My son is naturally quiet but Sam asked questions to draw him out. We're looking forward to more lessons."
- Jäger
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"A very patient and friendly teacher, both my kids have enjoyed learning how to play chess!.

Thanks You!"
- Kavitha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"First lesson - learned a lot"
- George
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Great start."
- Prashant
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game."
- Nieves
Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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"Great Teacher!"
- Rachel
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Sam is a professional and approachable chess instructor. He's extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and prompt. He's able to engage my interests with his passion for the game which makes his lessons fun and enjoyable."
- David
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Siddharth taught my son some very useful principles strategies. We will be arranging for more lessons from him for sure."
- Jacob
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"my 8 yo son is a beginner. Eric was very nice and patient.
easy to follow instructions and promotes thinking behind every move.
great fun. highly recommend."
- joseph
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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