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Reid S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Business Management from Southern University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Reid S.

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Are you interested in the game of Chess? Do you play, but want to become an expert? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, I’m offering chess lessons. You will learn the basics of the game and we’ll progress to learning effective strategies to help you become a better player. Depending on your skill level, the tutoring will vary. If you’re already a good player, I’ll help you become great. Great way to get introduced to the game of chess in a fun and competitive environment.

About Reid

My name is Reid S. and I’m new to the Sacramento area. My wife works for the Sacramento Districts Attorneys office as a District Attorney hence the reason for us moving here. I was teaching at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, LA before the move. I’ve been a teacher/football coach since 201

Chris C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • History from Princeton University
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Chris C.

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My teaching style is progressive and tailored to the individual student. Each lesson builds on what was learned before. We go over games that the student has played, especially losses to higher rated players. For beginning players and juniors I teach the fundamentals and build from there. Suggested books are Comprehensive Chess Course, for beginners, and Chess The Easy Way by Reuben Fine, for more advanced players.

About Chris

I'm a patient and experienced chess teacher with 8 years of experience teaching children and adults. My teaching approach is practical and fun. We look at the chess games that you've played, and I teach the fundamentals of chess strategy and tactics based on these games. I have more than twenty

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Scott
Chris is an excellent teacher and he's really helped me improve my game. In one lesson he showed me an opening that I used to win against a strong player. We go over games that I've played and he always has helpful suggestions. I highly recommend Chris as a chess teacher.
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Vincent B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2016
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Vincent B.

5 Reviews
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Beginning chess students will learn how to properly move the pieces, opening technique, tactics, and basic endgame concepts.

About Vincent

Hello, my name is Vinnie Basile, founder and owner of Basile's Beats Music Studio. I am a professional trombonist and bassist who studied music at Joliet Junior College and Olivet Nazarene University. During my college years, I wanted a way to spread the wealth of skill and knowledge I was obtai

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Chrissy and Luke
Vinny has given lessons to my son for 3 years in the Chicagoland area. He started in 7th grade. My son made the highest level of Wind Ensemble when entering high school as a freshman. I highly recommend Vinny. Vinny works on your child's school music and he also gives a lesson that you need to accomplish. Vinny is a likable person, great with kids, he has this "cool" vibe to him that makes you smile and the kids relate to him very well. I suggest you try him out!
Maria
Vincent was a great instructor, gave my son all the resources he needed at all times, was super flexible with scheduling and very dependable. Highly recommended!!
Raphael
Always on time and ready to teach. Very patient and shares ideas and resources

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Sam C.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Danish, Persian, Swedish, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Psychology from University of Virginia
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Sam C.

30 Reviews
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My students can expect a lesson that's full of fun, engaging and accompanied by a high level of passion and energy.
I'm result oriented and very dedicated to my students and provide students with a lot of constructive feedback during the lessons.
Lessons will mainly focus on students strength and weaknesses, through many different means. The lessons are supplemented by several materials: work book problems, live game play, analysis of student's own games, online resources, classic game review and much more. My custom lesson plans are based on the student's own background and experience. I am always committed to making each lesson fun and exciting!

About Sam

If you are looking for a top national chess teacher, with over a decade of professional full-time chess teaching experience and who’s graduated from one of the top university in the country-university of Virginia graduate-look no further! I HAVE RAISED STUDENTS RATINGS OVER 1000+ USCF (unite states

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Walter
After trying a few chess instructions and search ring everywhere , we were lucky to find Sam.
Sam is a great instructor and really knows his stuff. Outstanding instructions and material contents.
Bob Rigs
Our chess lessons have been very productive and Sam’s method of teaching is fun. 5/5 stars!
Pamela
Have really enjoyed the first few lessons with Sam, he’s energetic and relatable, makes it a fun process-cheers!

Reid S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Reid S.

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Are you interested in the game of Chess? Do you play, but want to become an expert? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, I’m offering chess lessons. You will learn the basics of the game and we’ll progress to learning effective strategies to help you become a better player. Depending on your skill level, the tutoring will vary. If you’re already a good player, I’ll help you become great. Great way to get introduced to the game of chess in a fun and competitive environment.

About Reid

My name is Reid S. and I’m new to the Sacramento area. My wife works for the Sacramento Districts Attorneys office as a District Attorney hence the reason for us moving here. I was teaching at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, LA before the move. I’ve been a teacher/football coach since 201

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John S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in San Diego is $95. 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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"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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"Have really enjoyed the first few lessons with Sam, he’s energetic and relatable, makes it a fun process-cheers!"
Pamela
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My son is so excited about chess and increasing his skillset from lessons with Dipankar!"
Kelsey
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"First lesson was great."
Aniket
Took Chess lessons from Mark J.
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Matt’s coaching has helped me improve my mid and end game play tremendously. I had the tendency to make moves that would sabotage my strong board positions and lead to slow, but sure defeats. Much of Matt’s coaching has helped me see how to leverage my pawns and structure my board for better end-game closings."
Patrick
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Kyle does a great job teaching and explaining concepts. I learned a lot of valuable fundamentals about end game that are really going to help me going forward. I would highly recommend him!"
John
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"First lesson - learned a lot"
George
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Both my kids had their first class with Kyle today. He was really Awesome. They loved every minute of the class. They can wait for the next class. Thanks Kyle."
Gerard
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"he is good at teaching and is fun to learn with"
Asha
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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