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Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Teaching since 2010
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Preston W.

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Chess is a beautiful game and has been proven to increase a students mathematic and cognitive skills. Critical thinking, strategy, patience, discipline, and prioritization are but only a few of the many virtues gained by learning this ancient game.

I am an Opening expert in chess rated 2000+. I teach the five animals of chess, (Dragon, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Bird and Orangutan). I can improve your opening middle game and ending!

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide
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David W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA from North Carolina School of the Arts
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David W.

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I've taught chess professionally for over 20 years. I have a specific teaching style that emphasizes real life lessons: patience/correct choice/thinking ahead and problem solving- not only on the chess board but in students everyday life.
Producing thinkers across the board while having an educating experience on board that brings fun & positive change in students life.
Teach all levels.

About David

Hi, I'm Chess Coach Andrew (USCF) certified - saying Yes, LEARNING THE GREAT GAME OF CHESS is a GREAT CHOICE while enjoying a new life skill by improving your cognitive, reasoning, decision making and problem solving skills, Become your family champion - play with Dad/Mom/Grandpa etc... I teach fro

Shahadoth C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Bengali
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Shahadoth C.

1 Review
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Excelsior performance enhancement with alacrity.

About Shahadoth

I coach people to be more efficient academically and practically, resulting in greater clientele capabilities.

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Hanyuan C.
Excellent tutor! Helped me a lot!

Meet Online Chess Teachers Serving Union City, CA

Preston W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Preston W.

1 Review
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Online Chess Teacher

Chess is a beautiful game and has been proven to increase a students mathematic and cognitive skills. Critical thinking, strategy, patience, discipline, and prioritization are but only a few of the many virtues gained by learning this ancient game.

I am an Opening expert in chess rated 2000+. I teach the five animals of chess, (Dragon, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Bird and Orangutan). I can improve your opening middle game and ending!

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

Recent Reviews
Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide
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Joshua S.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Joshua S.

39 Reviews
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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job options. I prefer students at the introductory levels to eliminate bad habits.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication a

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Giammarco
Very insightful and fun learning!
Vikas
Learn poker the right way. Joshua explains and guides you with subtle points that are rare to find in other learning settings. He also offers other classes which are of great value and insight.
Diego
Joshua is a great teacher and very knowledgeable in Poker. He understands where you are at and will help you to improve your game.
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Joshua F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua F.

5 Reviews
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Online Chess Teacher

From castling to rey de Lopez to the gambit, I can teach you chess.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Mendel
Connects well to kids
Owen
Joshua was great for my 10 year old son. He enjoyed playing!
mikhail
Really great teacher who has a great connection to kids

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Union City, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Union City is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $110 per hour.
30 min
$44 average
45 min
$43 average
60 min
$70 average

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"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."
Walter
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My two sons loved their first several lessons! Sam’s very engaging and makes chess fun-will be back from more lessons :) A++++ chess instructor"
Jeff
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Mathew is a fantastic teacher. I started off as a beginner and throughout the past few months, I have been introduced to many new skills. Mathew continues to encourage me and help me work towards improving my game. He teaches in a straightforward manner that translates easily for new players, making the game of chess easy to learn."
Leah C.
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"My 7yr old has been going to Siddharth sir since 1yr now. Under Siddharth's sir guidance my son has really excelled in chess, he also took part in a chess competition and won through all the rounds in his age group and got his 1st trophy. Siddharth sir has helped him through learning the game further and building his strategies, he is really patient with him and prepared him well for the next stage."
Dave
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Amazing teacher! My daughter has had many other coaches, but her rating wasn't improving. After only a couple months under Danial's instruction she was able to improve 100 rating points and learn more than she did in a year with other coaches! He is a very engaging, hardworking teacher and all around a very nice person."
Angela
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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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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"Amazing chess lesson for my two kids, they loved it! Sam is a great guy."
Hadley
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Had a great first lesson. Can't wait for the next two!"
Matthew
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Our son, Sean, really enjoyed his first lesson with Aaron."
Sean
Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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"Very helpful and knowledgeable of the game and tactics. I'm a beginner, but I felt like a pro by the end of the lesson. I learned so much. Highly recommended."
Candice
Took Chess lessons from Florin F.
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