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John S.

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Somerville, MA
Starting at $84
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

Somerville, MA

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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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Kyle B.

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Chess
Starting at $15
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kyle B.

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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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November 22, 2019
Carter C.
My son said it was very good class, the teacher helped him a lot
November 13, 2019
Alex
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.
November 8, 2019
Kevin M.
The lesson went very excellently. Kyle was prepared yet flexible. Most importantly I learned.
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Preston W.

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Chess
Starting at $67
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
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Chess is a beautiful game and has been proven to increase a students mathematic and cognitive skills. Critical thinking, strategy, patience, discipline, and prioritization are but only a few of the many virtues gained by learning this ancient game.

I am an Opening expert in chess rated 2000+. I teach the five animals of chess, (Dragon, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Bird and Orangutan). I can improve your opening middle game and ending!

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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November 20, 2019
Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide

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Preston W.

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Chess
Starting at $67
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chess is a beautiful game and has been proven to increase a students mathematic and cognitive skills. Critical thinking, strategy, patience, discipline, and prioritization are but only a few of the many virtues gained by learning this ancient game.

I am an Opening expert in chess rated 2000+. I teach the five animals of chess, (Dragon, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Bird and Orangutan). I can improve your opening middle game and ending!

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

Reviews
November 20, 2019
Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide
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Atousa P.

(13)
Chess
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
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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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November 12, 2019
George
First lesson - learned a lot
November 11, 2019
Kyle
Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level.
October 10, 2019
Jocelyn C.
Atousa is fantastic!!! What an incredible
teacher/coach. Atousa inspires me and
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!!
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Theodore N.

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Chess
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Boston is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $240 per hour.
30 min
$51 average
45 min
$74 average
60 min
$76 average

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"Good teacher. Knows the game and the lines well and can relate to his students."
- Jon
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Wanted to share my experience. I'm in my late 30's and wanted to improve my chess skills, and i'm so happy I was able to find Sam. The lessons are challenging, but at the same time very fun! I have already improved my USCF rating by 372 points in 3 months!! After having tried 3-4 other chess teachers, Sam's been the absolute best and will stick with him!"
- Daniel S.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"What an easy going and patient young man. So far, so good!"
- Barbara
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Very enthusiastic and great for all ages."
- Adina
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"My class with Jean was very thorough, engaging, fun and interactive. Looking forward to the next lessen. Great patience! Thanks Jean!"
- To'Cha (Toucha) Smith
Took Chess lessons from Jean-Marc J.
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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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"I am an amateur chess player and wishing to improve. Eric was very friendly, patient and enthusiastic with me. He helped me work on what I need to get onto the next level. I definitely recommend booking him!"
- Ryan
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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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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"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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"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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