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M C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: Not accepting at this time
  • Teaches Beginner
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I will conduct an initial meet and greet. Ask some questions about your level of play. To start with very basic lessons, so as to be overwhelming. I personally learned Chess, 42 years ago with my older brother as my tutor and he never let me win.
I began to hate Chess and feared to play my brother. Today, he refuses to play me. I've studied for 40 years to beat him.
I will ask the student if he knows about the fool's mate and strongly caution him to beware of it and urge him to never use it, if possible. It is better to beat an opponent with an honorable win than to win because of a cheap trickery. I will teach anyone of any level of play.
I enjoy beginners and intermediates because they are amazing when they learn something, the look of that moment when they grasp a deeper principle is highly rewarding. The game teaches live skills and boosts self confidence, while at the same time keeping one humble.
I want my students to learn at their own pace. If

About Mark

I am an Amateur Astronomer, Baseball Fan, and Love to play and teach Chess. I love people of all backgrounds. Love History and will make your lessons enjoyable. I would prefer to be as brief as possible because I've already listed that I like to keep things simple. I'm here to answer your quest

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Andrew H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Andrew H.

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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! Please ...

About Andrew

I am a cool, energetic, and savvy instructor. I've taught thousands of students some which have gone on to become some of the top ranked players over 2000+ and all have gained an appreciation and love for the game. I have even taught a class at a chess camp with World Champion Magnus Carlsen. I

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Jaden S.
Today was my sons first time working with Andrew . My son was completely engaged throughout the interaction .
Lisa
Andrew is the best! He made the learning fun and my kid definitely loved him.
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John S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John S.

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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

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Frank J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Frank J.

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Hi, I am a Certified Chess Coach with the United States Chess Federation and have been teaching chess for over 15 years.

I have taught students as young as 4 years old and as old as 71.

I enjoy teaching chess and would love to share my structured knowledge with you.

About Frank

I am United States Chess Federation Certified instructor. I have been teaching for fifteen years. I also hold certifications in Chess Tournament Organizing and Directing. My specialty is students interested in competition (plenty more details available). I have also hosted many chess related date

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Oli
I just wanted to say thanks again for the direction and advice. I am motivated to work harder and focus on making my calls structurally sound as the “next step” in becoming a Master chess player. I appreciate all your help and guidance through this process.I recommend Frank coach to make you better players, I can't thank him well enough for all the lessons I got from him, a great coach! Thanks Frank
Andre
Coach Frank has helped my chess game improve 300 points and climbing. He teaches in your learning style. If you want to improve your game and learn principles that are not in books I HIGHLY recommend Coach Frank.

Saran E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from NMSC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Saran E.

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• 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience.
• Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects / areas. Select graduate course assistance offered as well.
• Tutoring for GRE/GMAT and SAT/ACT offered with individualized gameplan/schedule.
• Help with high school and middle school curriculum in math, quantitative sciences, social sciences, writing. Help with IB & AP classes and corresponding exams.
• National Merit Scholar & several (10+) AP Tests in High School.
• Will give personal scores upon request.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience. • Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects /

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.

Howard B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
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Howard B.

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Have been active in chess for over 50 years and have taught senior citizens, young children. Study and play daily and coordinate my lessons with with interactive media, testing and deep dive in the basics. Rated at or around 1750-1800 and enjoy 3-5 minute blitz games.

About Howard

Have 40 years of chess playing with tournament and blitz activity. Average rating 1700--1800 and able to provide fundamental theory and tactics for beginners and intermediate players. Great fun and work with video, print and graphics to assist in teaching.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in San Mateo, FL

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in San Mateo is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $240 per hour.
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$56 average
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$83 average
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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
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"Very enthusiastic and great for all ages."
- Adina
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"Today was my sons first time working with Andrew . My son was completely engaged throughout the interaction ."
- Jaden
Took Chess lessons from Andrew H.
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"She is an excellent teacher. Friendly. Good teaching style. Very smart. Encourages you to learn by starting with some basics. Nice sense of humor. Highly recommended!!!"
- Joel
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"Had a very good experience with Kyle. Learned a lot in one hour."
- Gary Marks
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Mr.Siddharth is a great instructor. My son wanted to join chess, but I wasn't sure how much online classes can help. After few classes, I could see my son started showing more interest in chess and he was proud of his progress as well. He is looking forward for the class. Thats a very good sign for me. I would highly recommend Mr.Siddharth."
- Aneetha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"the best , my 6yr old daughter , who is very shy & normally will take time to adjust with new but she was very happy with Ms Melissa. The BEST are very small word to describe her."
- chris
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"My son said it was very good class, the teacher helped him a lot"
- Carter
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"My son has recently started learning from Siddharth sir. He likes it alot.
Siddharth is a very good teacher."
- Meera
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Coach Siddharth was my daughter’s chess coach this past spring. He coached the beginner students and was extremely patient and kind while the students got up to speed with the rest of the group. He is very knowledgeable and his passion for the game can be seen through demonstration of various strategies he teaches. This was my daughter’s first experience with chess club. She learned so much and had her first check mate!"
- Mariam C.
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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