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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
Encino, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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.
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Eli K.

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

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Dennis U.

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I have been playing chess for well over 30 years. I have taught one on one
children and adults for about 10 years. I have great patience when I teach
students never believing that any concept is too difficult to understand or
master. I have a love for the game that I want to instill in others
I have hundreds of chess books and have gotten to know lots of chessplayers
throughout the years. I do my best to have my students gain and UNDERSTANDING of the game rather than just rote memorization.

About Dennis

I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years. I feel I have great patience especially with young children as their attention span is usually not that long. I have taught children as

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Harish K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 50; Female: 6 to 40
  • Awarded State level 9th place from Karnataka state chess association
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Harish K.

3 Reviews
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Teaching since 2010
Trained uscf candidate Master and top u8 player in the world

About Harish

Harish Kumar International Chess Coach. He won Regional Chess Championship for 6th time and Achieved 2004 Rating at Chess.com and Internet Chess Club. Got Arena Grandmaster title from FIDE Classes will be conducted through Skype, Internet Chess club Already Trained 150+ USCF and Fide

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Inga
Harish was a wonderful teacher to my son and taught him many chess strategies.
Dhruv
Harish is patient with my 8 year old son. Giving enough time and explanation. I will recommend him
Aaracv K.
He is flexible and detail oriented
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Alec F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alec F.

5 Reviews
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I am currently 21 years old and have had chess be a part of my life ever since my great grandfather had taught me how to play. I started my teaching career as a helper for my old teacher when I was 12 years old. I started doing 1 on 1 lessons and small group lessons starting when I was 15 years old and did it all through out high school. In college I volunteered at the local library and would teach chess lessons for free. I have experience working with students from ages 5-13 and still keep in contact with a few of my past students. I have a straight forward style and will not only teach your child chess but also discipline, curiosity, and thoughtfulness. I look forward to connecting and working with you.

About Alec

My name is Alec Feygin and I am currently an honors student at Marquette University. I study Finance and History at school, but have many outside interests. I believe that a good fundamental education has been important in my development. I am an active member of my community and put in my best ef

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Valeria B.
Alec was very thorough with the lessons from the start and he seemed to have a set plan for how to progress next. He did not only teach the elements of chess but also trained in particular techniques and with "puzzles" for additional practice.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec is a phenomenal teacher and mentor. Well thought out lessons . Develops strong connection with students.
Galina Roytshteyn
Alec tailor's each lesson to reinforce what was already tought and builds on it. Lessons are organized and well thought out, challenging and fun. Most importantly, effective.
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Aimee S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Awarded John Lennon Scholarship Songwriters Award from Yoko Ono
  • B.S. Political Science/Urban Affairs from Barnard College
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Aimee S.

3 Reviews
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I love to play chess and to teach beginners of all ages This game exercises the analytical and spatial awareness parts of your brain in ways that will strengthen your overall brain function.

About Aimee

I teach gospel piano and beginner piano, flute, chess and English/ESL. I can also assist with editing resumes and documents and writing grants (government and private foundations). Use your ears, use your fingers and all the other gifts God gave you to assist during your local worship service.

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Taahir J.
She's awesome! Extremely patient and can teach exactly what you want to know.
Juan
She is extremely patient and supportive. Aimee is knowledgeable about a very wide range of music and clearly LOVES teaching.
Morgan
Aimee is a wonderful teacher! She is quite knowledgeable and experienced. I appreciated how she tailored the lessons not just to my level but my pace and personality!

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Sherman Oaks, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Sherman Oaks is $87. 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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$93 average
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"Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
Emanuel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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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."
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Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Great Teacher!"
Rachel
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"I was a beginner chess player before Mathew started instructing me. My skill has improved significantly in the last several weeks since I started taking lessons. I have had a great experience with Mathew. He is a patient teacher and creates interesting lessons."
Anthony
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Eric was wonderful. He had lots of patience, which I appreciated. And he was very polite and respectful."
Gwendolyn
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Great first lesson. Eric was very knowledgeable and helpful!"
Larry
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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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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"Sam is a truly fantastic teacher. I am a clinical counselor and very picky with giving praise to anyone in the helping and teaching professions, but Sam, who (among other qualifications), also has a psychology AND teaching background, has a gift of making children feel almost instantly accepted, cherished, and excited. He is patient, warm, strategic but flexible, always adjusting to my daughter's needs in an instant. Sam provides that perfect combination of inciting commitment and a disciplined approach to learning while allowing a child to grow in his or her own pace and have fun while doing it that most children need, and I can whole-heartedly recommend him to anyone."
Lelle
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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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 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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