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Dennis U.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks some japanese
  • psychology / bio sciences from ucla
  • Teaching since 2003
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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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Atousa P.

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

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

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joshua F.

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

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua F. 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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Stephen S.
Joshua was exactly what I hoped for. Right on time, very personable and a great teacher.
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Sam C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Danish, Persian, Swedish, English
  • Psychology from University of Virginia
  • Teaching since 2004
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Sam C.

25 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 teaching experience, result driven, proven record and highly educated, look no further. I HAVE RAISED STUDENTS RATINGS OVER 1000+ points in approximately 1year!! Please find another teacher online tha

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Chad
Nerve the type to leave a review but Sam Exceeded our expectations! Great people & coaching skills 5/5 stars!
Casey
Great first couple of lessons, love it!
Emanuel
Great 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!

Angel A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Software Engineering from The University of Texas at Dallas
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Angel A.

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I am a chess Grand Master from Spain living in Dallas. I take my lessons seriously, adapting to the level and needs of the students. I prepare in advance, and I focus on delivering quality material.

I am a 26-year-old software engineer, and I have been teaching chess privately and in schools since I was 18.

About Angel

I am a chess Grand Master from Spain living in Dallas. I take my lessons very seriously, adapting to the level and goals of each student. I prepare in advance and focus on delivering quality material. After every lesson, homework and material to study are provided. If you are ready to learn and wor

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Van Nuys, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Van Nuys is $85. 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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$59 average
45 min
$91 average
60 min
$85 average

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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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"Great first lesson for my 8 year old! Siddhartha is energetic and patient!"
Emma
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"The learning experience was great and very informative. The only minor problem that occurred was that the video kept freezing every three seconds, making it difficult to understand what the instructor was saying. However, this may only be a website problem; my experience with Siddharth was enjoyable and educational."
Anirudh
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"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!!"
Jocelyn
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Matt has patiently and attentively worked with me for two years boosting my chess rating from approximately 900 to mid 1300’s. He’s taught me tactics, general strategy, theory and a love of the game. Win or lose, I love the game and credit Matt’s instilling his love of the game in me."
Ira
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Excellent teacher"
Sarmi
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"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."
Alex
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"What an easy going and patient young man. So far, so good!"
Barbara
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Its really, a wonderful experience. Great place to learn. Instructor is so kind & patience in teaching and technically skilled. Waiting to learn more & more."
shobana
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Matt as my first chess coach and has greatly increased my understanding of chess. My games are now competitive with players 400 to 600 rating points above me and I feel I am improving every week. Funny how much I can learn quickly after playing for forty years, with just a few lessons."
Jad
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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