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Daniel M.

87 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
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Daniel M.

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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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An absolutely great teacher. Is Always patient and courteous, and does a great job making sure everything is well understood in a problem before moving on.
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Eli K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Eli K.

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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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Bruce P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
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Bruce P.

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I've been playing chess for over 50 years. In school, I implemented training sessions to help build our teams into stronger performances. I started training students again 10 years ago and enjoy the opportunity to share the passion of chess. I also teach dance and have been trained in teaching concepts by my wife, a teacher with a Masters! Whether young or old, we can be successful in your progress in chess!

About Bruce

Bruce learned the game of chess in the late 60's, becoming a "Fischer Kid" during the 70's. In high school, he easily captured the team championships and represented his school until graduating in 1976. He taught some of his fellow students to play and improve in their games during this time a

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Theodore N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Theodore N.

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Whether you've never played chess before in your life or simply want to hone your technique, I offer tips, tricks, and personal feedback in an engaging, eye-opening way to help you improve quickly.

Perfect to help you discover and develop a life-long passion for the game of chess.

About Theodore

I'm a college student in Provo who's passionate about a lot of things--chess is a big hobby of mine, but I also produce radio stories, cycle, and cook. Currently studying Statistics at BYU.

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Omar J.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

Lawrence B.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lawrence B.

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I teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.

Advance players are those who play in tournaments and have a USCF (United States Chess Federation) rating between 1000-1799.

For advance players I offer a special package which includes a longer session, PGN (Portable Games Notation) of master level games and access to a chess Share drive.

About Lawrence

I have worked independently as a chess teacher for over 14 years. I play in National tournaments and I have an online chess profile. I have worked with two of the largest chess instruction companies in the U.S., Silver Knights and Chess Wizards. My primary focus is with students who play in t

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Matthew
Very good instructor, I have had two lessons so far with Lawrence. The first lesson he introduced me to the type of software he uses, he referred me to certain websites I should check out, like chessgames.com where we analyzed some master games in the opening that I play and an overview of what we would cover in lessons. My second lessons we worked on some tactics and some positions because I wanted to focus on more of my middle game. And he also helped prepare me for an upcoming tournament I am playing in by going over my openings. His explanations are clear, and he provides many additional resources to explore and study.
Kathy
Lawrence is just awesome .. I am doing so much better than I ever dreamt I could. I a so happy to have found him! Thank you Lawrence
Marsha
Great teacher!

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Holy Cross, IA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Holy Cross is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"I'm writing this on behalf of my 9 year old son. His first chess lesson was AMAZING. Best Instructor he ever had. Sam made my sons lesson FUN as well as educational. He is looking forward to the next lesson. THANKS SAM!!!"
- Patrick
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game."
- Nieves
Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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"As a high rated 1500+ player, Danial was able to teach many new things about my openings and how I ca imrpove. Great coach!"
- Dean
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Atousa is fantastic!!! What an incredible
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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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"Excellent!"
- Ritwik
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Coach Siddharth has been a colleague of mine and a chess coach in great standing at Silver Knights Enrichment for the past few years; during this time I have had the privileged of co-coaching groups of young chess enthusiasts with him on numerous occasions and have been continually appreciative of Siddharth's ability to effectively impart his vast knowledge of chess concepts and principles to young students. In addition to his enthusiasm for teaching, he also has a patient demeanor and a wonderful way with kids. Recently I was pleased to learn that one of Siddharth's private students participated in his first scholastic chess tournament and won First Place in his division! Bravo coach!"
- Jeff
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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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"I normally don’t leave feedback, but wanted to take the time to say that I am extremely pleased with Sam and he has exceeded our expectations. Our son loves his
Lessons! Thank you."
- Milos
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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- gary
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"Sam is a truly fantastic teacher. I am a clinical counselor and very picky with giving praise to anyone in the helping and teaching professions, but Sam, who (among other qualifications), also has a psychology AND teaching background, has a gift of making children feel almost instantly accepted, cherished, and excited. He is patient, warm, strategic but flexible, always adjusting to my daughter's needs in an instant. Sam provides that perfect combination of inciting commitment and a disciplined approach to learning while allowing a child to grow in his or her own pace and have fun while doing it that most children need, and I can whole-heartedly recommend him to anyone."
- Lelle
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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