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Lawrence B.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lawrence B.

25 Reviews
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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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Dominique K.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. He expands on any question you might have so you walk away from the lesson with a true understanding of the exercises.
Andre K.
Great Instructor, very knowledgeable, very positive experience as my chess teacher, extremely patient.
Ta-Riesha
Lawerence is highly knowledgeable in all things chess! He was very patient with me, and explained things very thoroughly. I highly recommend! Will definitely be taking more lessons with him in the future.
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Daniel L.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Awarded Candidate Master from United States Chess Federation
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Daniel L.

1 Review
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My students and I have at least one meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Davi R.
Lots of clues and a passionate teacher.

Tyler P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Cellular Molecular Biology from Westmont College
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Tyler P.

5 Reviews
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I was rated in the 98th percentile of scholastic chess players and wants to show YOU how to kick your friends’ butts and embarrass your family members. I teach the classic positions and patterns so all my students have strong fundamental tactical and strategic understanding. I've taught students of all levels and is excited to help develop your game and have fun!

About Tyler

I grew up learning slower than everyone else. So slow that it was obvious from a very young age that there was something the matter with me. My mom would drive four hours to go to classes for children with learning disabilities on the weekends. I started speech therapy and eventually we would learn

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Devon V.
Fantastic Instructor and very positive experience. The lessons are catered to my personal style, and are always fun and informative. Tyler really knows his stuff. In 5 lessons, I went from consistently playing ~1050 on Chess.com to ~1350 and still climbing!
David Z.
Lessons were always interesting and informative, but most importantly they were all personally catered towards my personal play style, strengths, and weaknesses . Helped move my chess gameplay to new heights.
Ronald P.
Great mentor! Knowledgeable and can help you with fundamentals in a fun way!

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Jerry S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Chess from Coach FIDE IM Eugene Odnorochenko
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jerry S.

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I am an experienced chess coach who works with all levels of scholastic and adult players. I hold a USCF CM title, as well as having 15+ years experience coaching absolute beginners up to A Class. I am an attacking player who has a aggressive tactical style where sacrifices and king assaults are my specialty. If you are looking to play quiet chess, then my lessons are not for you! I teach my students to seek and exploit the advantage from move 1. We will increase your knowledge of Strategy, Tactics, Positional Elements, Middlegame, Endgame, and Openings to name just a few. We will also train and hone the crucial skills necessary to improve your playing level such as Critical Thinking, Calculation, and Pattern Recognition. My goal for every student is for you to someday win a chess game against...ME! Looking forward to assisting your mastery of this awesome and amazing game!

About Jerry

I am a USCF CM level chess coach with 15 years assisting students of all playing levels achieve their chess goals. I coach students from absolute beginner to A Class. I have an aggressive attacking style and so I will teach you how to obtain and to exploit the advantage from move 1. Sacrifices and

Douglas T.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Music Education from Kean university
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Douglas T.

6 Reviews
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Online Chess Teacher

Students will learn the fundamentals of this awesome game.
Learn Opening theory
Tactics, Strategy, Basic Endgames
Learn by analyzing grandmaster games

Advance from beginner to club level player by learning the basic fundamental of chess

About Douglas

Hi, my name is Douglas and I've been teaching music for nearly 15 years. I play piano, guitar and drums and love classical music as well as rock, blues, jazz, some country music and some pop music. My passion is to teach and to share my love of music to everyone. I look forward to learning your

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Shea A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Cami A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Kenny
Douglas is on time, has a easy personality and is willing to help us at our own speed. His willingness to come to our home is incredibly helpful

Tyler P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cellular Molecular Biology from Westmont College
Teaching Locations:
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Tyler P.

5 Reviews
Book Now
Online Chess Teacher

I was rated in the 98th percentile of scholastic chess players and wants to show YOU how to kick your friends’ butts and embarrass your family members. I teach the classic positions and patterns so all my students have strong fundamental tactical and strategic understanding. I've taught students of all levels and is excited to help develop your game and have fun!

About Tyler

I grew up learning slower than everyone else. So slow that it was obvious from a very young age that there was something the matter with me. My mom would drive four hours to go to classes for children with learning disabilities on the weekends. I started speech therapy and eventually we would learn

Recent Reviews
Devon V.
Fantastic Instructor and very positive experience. The lessons are catered to my personal style, and are always fun and informative. Tyler really knows his stuff. In 5 lessons, I went from consistently playing ~1050 on Chess.com to ~1350 and still climbing!
David Z.
Lessons were always interesting and informative, but most importantly they were all personally catered towards my personal play style, strengths, and weaknesses . Helped move my chess gameplay to new heights.
Ronald P.
Great mentor! Knowledgeable and can help you with fundamentals in a fun way!

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Baton Rouge, LA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Baton Rouge is $78. 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
$78 average

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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 3rd lesson. Extremely pleased with the lessons, super fun!"
Emanuel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My son USCF rating 1400+ took a trial lesson with Danial. Danial is methodical and systematic in his coaching. He was quick to identify what my son needs to improve in order to get to the next level. The most important thing is that my son enjoyed his one-hour lesson and literally felt that the lesson time flew by as it felt like only 2 minutes long to him. My son gives Danial thumbs up and 5 stars."
Aidan
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Very helpful. Exactly what I signed up for. Recommend Thomas highly. Good guy."
Chuck
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Had a great first lesson. Can't wait for the next two!"
Matthew
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Mr. Siddharth Is a great chess coach. He has been teaching our 6 year old and is very patient and encouraging. He is teaching at a good pace to help our child learn new things and not be overwhelmed. Our child definitely improves his knowledge about the game with every lesson."
Monique
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Atousa has worked with my young son for some time now. I have seen a vast improvement in his chess skills. Equally as important, he has developed a strong ambition to learn and improve. It warms my heart to hear him ask if I want to play a game of chess instead of him asking if he can play video games. Cannot recommend Atousa enough. She is wonderful."
Eric
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Lots of clues and a passionate teacher."
Davi
Took Chess lessons from Daniel L.
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"Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember."
William
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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