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Thomas H.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Thomas H.

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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas H. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, teac

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Anitha
Thomas is a wonderful teacher I have been with so far! He explains concepts so well that is easy to understand and am learning concepts faster. Am very much eagerly awaiting for my upcoming classes with him.
Allen N.
Three lessons in and things are going great so far. His explanations have been clear and easy to understand. Even if we are looking at a more complicated position, he's been able to break it down in a way that makes sense.
Josiah, J.
My Black sons learning chess from a Black instructor was amazingly indescribable. Thomas gets an A+ from us!
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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

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I have experience teaching young students, including children and can create fun and inventive ways of teach beginners the basics of chess.

I've been playing chess since I was about 10 years old and I've taught several other people the basics of playing chess, including small children.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Jan K.
My first lesson was great. Melissa started off very basic for me, as I requested, and answered all my questions and emails.
Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.

Timothy G.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • cello performance from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 6 and up
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Timothy G.

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We will focus on playing openings correctly, mid-game strategy & understanding basic endgames. We can also study tactics and positional concepts. Let's get you beyond beginner and start winning!

About Timothy

Cellist Timothy Garrett studied at The New England Conservatory Preparatory Program, The University of Southern Maine School of Music & The Bowdoin International Music Festival. His Instructors have included William Rounds, Nathan Stutch, Tsuyoshi Tsutumi, Peter Howard, Andre Emelianoff, Nicholas J

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Brenna
Tim is an excellent teacher. Always looked forward to taking my kid there. Let's you work at your own pace while still remaining structure and a little bit of laughter too! Just wonderful all around! You will not be disappointed to receive lessons from someone with so much talent and passion!
Abi
Tim is a wonderful teacher. My son has been playing since he age 8. Tim is conscientious and thorough; exactly what is needed to lay a strong foundation.

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Atousa P.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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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Allie
My son has loved his chess lessons with Atousa. He participates in his lessons with a friend which is a great competitive experience. When two teenage boys happily put down their gaming controls to learn chess with Atousa, it demonstrates the best evidence I can think of to the high quality of Atousa’s teaching.
Sawyer
When your five year old grandson calls to say thanks ....priceless !!
Maureen
Fabulous!
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Florin F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Romanian, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Florin F.

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Experienced International Master ready to help teach how to advance to the next level.

About Florin

I am an International Master and 2015 co-champion of the State of Illinois. I have been coaching full time since 2011 and helping players increase their rating and get more wins! If you have any questions at all send me a message and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible. Also if

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David J.
Florin is a great instructor. I asked my son (age 12) if he used any of Florin's advice/teachings in his latest chess tournament, and he said, "Yes! I used EVERYTHING he taught me." :)
Alex
We had great conversation in general and insights in chess. Florin is very engaging and great individual. Overjoyed to have met him. Alex
Kevin
What a great instructor! After six months of lessons I can say, without a doubt, Florin is the best instructor anyone could hope for. Florin is very knowledgeable and helped me improve my game more than I could ever imagine. He is patient and takes the time to explain difficult concepts. It is not everyday you get the opportunity to receive lessons from an International Master.
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Andrew H.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew H.

9 Reviews
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I am a passionate chess coach available for instruction of all levels. I have been teaching for over 10 years in many schools and training private students. I have helped establish top chess teams recently including NEST+M, PS33, and Success Academy.

Several of my students achieved highest performance awards - top 100 in the country, two of which are now rated as high as 2300. I have taught an advanced class with chess world champion Magnus Carlsen. I make learning and playing chess enjoyable and fun. I have achieved a Candidate Master title with FIDE and USCF ratings of approximately 2100.

I have a business degree in finance from Bentley University and have worked several years on Wall Street. I enjoy all aspects of risk management and how it combines elements along with chess. I love working with children and have a strong track record of making many strong relationships. You will not find a more dedicated coach. My average student gains 200-800 points in strength quickly! ...

About Andrew

I am a cool, energetic, and savvy instructor with a lot of experience. I've taught thousands of students over the years in schools and individually with a strong track record for gaining positive results. I have even taught a class at a chess camp with World Champion Magnus Carlsen. I am extre

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Alek M.
Great at explaining and connecting with kids
Dan C.
very clear tips! It was just our first lesson today, so there's some feeling around we did for how I like to play, but I'm excited to level up my game!
Linda S.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Orlando, FL

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Orlando is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $130 per hour.
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"Jonathan (7 year old) loves learning chess from Joshua....Joshua makes each session as a fun, which is a most important factor, for young students / pupils. Joshua’s calm and collective demeanor as a teacher will bring best of interest / focus from each of his students....
Highly recommend him as an instructor, especially for younger pupils..."
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Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Eric is an incredibly talented chess player/instructor. His mastery of the game is only surpassed by his ability to teach it."
Vincent
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Atousa is a great instructor. Definitely recommend her to anyone looking to start playing or improve chess skills."
Arvin Parsaei
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Great instructor. Really knows his stuff and comes prepared to help you develop your skills in the most effective way possible. I had a great experience and learned a ton in just a one hour lesson."
Connor
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"My son (age 11) loved Mr. Siddharth ! Great experience 💙💙"
Brittany reichenau
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"This guy is awesome! Really patient."
Mo Aimaq
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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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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"Siddharth is an excellent teacher. My son goes to beginners chess class and he totally loves it."
Siri
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Kyle is patient with my questions and then explains options in a way that is clear and so helpful!"
Mauricio
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"A lot to absorb for a first lesson."
Rob
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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