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Savetha C.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Savetha C.

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Welcome to Riyaa School of Chess!

About your tutor:
My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do!

Notable achievements:
In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019)
Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi)
World Youth Team Silver Medalist (Russia)
Best Women Award (Spain)
Best Female Player (Singapore)
Mississippi Open State 3rd
Mississippi Women Chess Champion

I focus on quality teaching on a 1 on 1 basis and making the learning experience the best to improve your chess skills.

About Savetha

Hi! My name is Savetha CH and I'm a professional chess player. Current USCF rating 2129 (USCF ID : 16699312). I've been playing chess since 1997 and I love what I do! Notable achievements: In US Women top 100 list. (46th as per Sep 2019) Commonwealth Bronze medalist (Delhi) World Youth Team S

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Veronica
Wonderful instructor
Skyler
Warm, gentle and easy going instructor
Jai
Knowledgeable, friendly, listens to you and caters the puzzles as per your requirement. Also, if requested to change the class date in case of emergency - she is very flexible with her schedules and alters the class date (instead of marking canceled - which Takelessons will deduct the amount). Glad I chose her for my son!

John H.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Drama from New York University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John H.

20 Reviews
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Discover and enjoy a 1,400 year old classic! Whether you're still trying to figure out "how the horsey moves" or wading into tournaments on the regular, I can help you key in on your mistakes, develop a practice regimen, and improve your results at the board.

As a 2000-rated Expert Chess Player and a Chess Teacher for NYC Public Schools, I have the ability to teach to any age level. We'll discuss the great men and women of chess history, tactics, tournament preparation, openings, middlegame plans, and endgames that will help ensure your victory. Come check me out!

About John

Here goes... I am a chess teacher, tutor, singer, and Shakespearean actor in NYC! I guess you could say I wear a lot of hats. I graduated with honors in 2009 from New York University with a BFA in Drama. I've been professionally teaching since 2012, but I have always loved sharing the game of ches

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Donald's S.
Excellent first lesson with John- we look forward to more.
Nathan
John came to the lesson excited, prepared and did a wonderful job of explaining tactics while involving me interactively in the lesson.
Bert
Welcoming and patient. Socratic teaching method. Intellectually challenging yet kind and supportive.

Shahadoth C.

1 Review
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Bengali
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Shahadoth C.

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Excelsior performance enhancement with alacrity.

About Shahadoth

I coach people to be more efficient academically and practically, resulting in greater clientele capabilities.

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Hanyuan C.
Excellent tutor! Helped me a lot!

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Andrew H.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • BA Finance from Bentley College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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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! ...

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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Ron
Andrew, simply put, is an excellent chess teacher. He's patient, courteous, humorous, unjudgmental, very professional in his preparation and extremely knowledgeable about the game. I would without hesitation recommend Andrew to my family, friends and anyone looking for a quality chess instructor.
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!
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Kyle B.

62 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kyle B.

62 Reviews
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I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess seriously for just over a year, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I have an International Master as a coach, so I am con

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I thank you are great
Poorva P.
He gives puzzles but at the same time he teaches you chess history, best instructor ever!

Shonda W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Shonda W.

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Critical thinking- strategy and confidence are key to being great in the game of chess- as well as in life. My unique training techniques build life skills that will be used on and off the chess board.

About Shonda

Summary ● Highly qualified educator and activist with experience teaching K-12; public and charter, including five years teaching with National Heritage Academies schools and three years at Reelworks Teen film-making. ● Extensive grant-writing and fundraising experience with strong management ab

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Ida Grove, IA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Ida Grove 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 $125 per hour.
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$44 average
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$47 average
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$63 average

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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Sam is a professional and approachable chess instructor. He's extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and prompt. He's able to engage my interests with his passion for the game which makes his lessons fun and enjoyable."
David
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Mr.Siddharth is a great coach. My kids love him and the lessons he teaches. They were able to quickly learn the basics and new tricks. He spends lot of time with my kids playing against them and help improve their moves. I strongly recommend Mr.Siddharth for chess coaching."
Raj
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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"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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"I like this instructor because he plays games on chess and he teaches step by step so that it is simple to understand where as some teachers give you a load at 1 time and he doesn't give any homework but to practice what we learned so I think that anyone who wants to learn chess on TakeLessons should take the lessons with Thomas."
Poorva
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Andrew encourages my son to think outside the box .He has excelled not only in his knowledge of how to play the game , but in many aspects of learning . Highly recommend for either beginners , intermediate or advanced levels ."
Lisa
Took Chess lessons from Andrew H.
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"he is good at teaching and is fun to learn with"
Asha
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Wonderful experience. My eight year old son loves his class."
Zelman
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Great patient teacher"
Zoe
Took Chess lessons from Reid S.
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