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Dennis U.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • psychology / bio sciences from ucla
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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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Charles C.
very good
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Atousa P.

25 Reviews
Encino, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
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Atousa P.

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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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Tai
Great lesson! Will definitely be doing more!
viktor
Very knowledgable and easy to talk with. Highly recommended.
Jan
She doesn’t say so, but I think she’s always trying to figure my strengths and improve weaknesses. Very patient I look forward to going to work on Saturday for our lesson and that’s a first!
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Victor Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor Z.

2 Reviews
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0-15 minutes. Review homework.
16-30 minutes. Learn a new theory (strategy, tactics, endgame, openings, etc).
31-60 minute. Analyze your own games or the ones played by the grand-masters and chess champions and reinforce your knowledge.

About Victor

I am International Chess Master with FIDE ELO 2402. Played more than 100 tournaments and also professionally in the German team championship I did play for Frankfurt for about 7 years. Coaching students on how to play chess for over 20 years.

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Aakriti
Really great teacher.
Jun
I learned a lot of principles in chess that I never learned before from previous chess teachers. Vic is a great teacher and makes the class very interactive.

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Daniel M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
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Daniel M.

103 Reviews
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I am an avid chess player. I am a 3rd category chess player. I am part of the Chess Federation in Peru and USA. I can teach little kids as well as to people who want to improve their openings, middle game, and endgame. My Rating is 1500+.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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Richard S.
Daniel is a fantastic chess teacher. I am at an intermediate level, and have had two lessons with Daniel so far, and I can already see my game improving. Daniel is very professional, and I can tell he genuinely cares about advancing my skills. I would highly recommend Daniel to anyone interested in a chess teacher.
Greg W.
Helped me a lot with pronunciation. At times he is hard to understand because of his accent, but I'm sure I am hard for him to understand as well. Still, I learned a lot and want to continue.
Shenan H.
Daniel was extremely patient and methodical with his teaching and explanations. Not only did I learn a lot during his class, but I felt motivated to continue studying. He definitely went above and beyond to make sure I have the resources and support I need even outside of my sessions. Thanks Daniel!
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Victor Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Victor Z.

2 Reviews
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0-15 minutes. Review homework.
16-30 minutes. Learn a new theory (strategy, tactics, endgame, openings, etc).
31-60 minute. Analyze your own games or the ones played by the grand-masters and chess champions and reinforce your knowledge.

About Victor

I am International Chess Master with FIDE ELO 2402. Played more than 100 tournaments and also professionally in the German team championship I did play for Frankfurt for about 7 years. Coaching students on how to play chess for over 20 years.

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Aakriti
Really great teacher.
Jun
I learned a lot of principles in chess that I never learned before from previous chess teachers. Vic is a great teacher and makes the class very interactive.

Michael J.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Organizational Adminstration and Communications from UW-Milwaukee
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Michael J.

17 Reviews
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Michael J. has been a chess instructor for a private chess academy since 2008. He has taught in numerous schools in the Milwaukee area working with groups as small as 4 to as large as 30.

Michael has also given private individual lessons to students wishing to advance their chess playing skills. Michael focuses his instruction on basic strategy, traditional maneuvers, thinking ahead, mathematical ties to chess and basic movement.

About Michael

Michael has been a drums/percussion/guitar/ukulele and Chess instructor for over 12 years. Having studied and performed all styles of music, from Jazz, Blues, Rock, Symphonic Band and Marching Band music, he has a firm knowledge of varies styles of music and techniques. Michael is a former inst

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Nathanielle Gorst
Patient and flexible, moves at a pace that challenges you but doesnt push too hard which is a delicate balance!

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Monte H.
Michael is a stickler for doing things right, but in a nice way. I feel that his mode of teaching is best, because it builds a solid foundation for further learning.
ELLIOT
After a brief intro, Mike explained where're going with his lessons. I was having some problems getting my fingers near certain fret areas he wanted me to work on, so he very kindly placed some colors tape where I'm to put my fingers. That helped a lot. Been practicing an hour per day, & I'm getting a bit better daily. I've got a long way to go, but with Mike's help I'll get there. ELLIOT

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Westlake Village, CA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Westlake Village is $80. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $240 per hour.
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$55 average
45 min
$70 average
60 min
$80 average

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"Fascinating game explained by a true expert."
Faith M.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Our 15-year old son thoroughly really enjoyed his first class with Kyle. He described Kyle as knowledgeable, prepared, and friendly."
Charles
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Extremely patient and personable. Great combination for teaching beginners."
Richard
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"My grandson is five and loves chess. Thomas is a fantastic teacher! I’m glad I sat in, as I learned a whole lot. Now I’ll be able to play with Nolan and reinforce the lessons taught us by Thomas. Thomas is absolutely perfect for us. I’m really happy I got the ten lesson package. No regrets."
Nolan
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"I am taking weekly lessons with Bora in order to push my game to the next level. Bora is passionate about chess, and it really shows in his approach to teaching, which I find to be both entertaining and effective. Bora is also a nice person all around and I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and/or their kids."
Thomas
Took Chess lessons from Bora Y.
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"Very good coach. Really patient with the kids and the kids like him and are always keen to attend the classes"
Namitha
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"I find the lessons to be very fun and I am learning a lot, the lessons have really helped me play better whenever I practice chess with friends."
Jenny
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Goes at the student’s pace, and allows them to take their time... Is very patient with them, and is willing to explore their own strategies, so that the student can see their own mistakes. This makes for a more constructive lesson, with the student being able to improve their skills in a tailored like lesson. Siddharth also attempts to understand how the student is thinking, to see it from their perspective."
Bhawna
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I liked it very much."
Hema parvathareddy
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"She is very nice girl and knows how to teach professionally. She tries her best to make sure her students master the chess game. She is really an excellent teacher who knows her stuff very well and teach her students great techniques . Try her you will never regret."
Talar
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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