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John S.

Somerville, MA
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Eli K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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.

Shakhzod V.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS in Business Administration from Webster University
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Shakhzod V.

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The most important question a client can ask: Why me and not someone else?

1. My powerful program is interactive, convenient and affordable. I always look for ways to upgrade it and provide the best customer service - total satisfaction is guaranteed or you will get your money back!

2. There are many good chess players around the world, some of them are weaker and some are stronger than me. But it is one thing to play chess, and another teaching it. I believe I have special interpersonal communication skills which I use during my lessons to make it fun and understandable - especially for children.

3. I am not only a coach but also a leader who provides direction. I will not only teach chess but also show my students how to learn and advance on their own - such as learning to explore ChessBase, ICC, and other self development platforms. Using this method will allow students to develop their skills much faster.

About Shakhzod

Hi, I am FIDE Master Vokhidov Shakhzod with chess elo 2312. I offer an innovative training program to help you learn fast and become a better player. My success comes from combining a carefully designed dynamic powerful chess program for different skill levels from beginner to advanced with my exte

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Regina Craft
Shakhzod is a great Chess coach who knows how to tailor lessons to students' needs. I've been impressed thus far with his teaching style and ability.
John
He is the best. I learnt a lot from him.

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Vincent B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Vincent B.

5 Reviews
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Beginning chess students will learn how to properly move the pieces, opening technique, tactics, and basic endgame concepts.

About Vincent

Hello, my name is Vinnie Basile, founder and owner of Basile's Beats Music Studio. I am a professional trombonist and bassist who studied music at Joliet Junior College and Olivet Nazarene University. During my college years, I wanted a way to spread the wealth of skill and knowledge I was obtai

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Chrissy and Luke
Vinny has given lessons to my son for 3 years in the Chicagoland area. He started in 7th grade. My son made the highest level of Wind Ensemble when entering high school as a freshman. I highly recommend Vinny. Vinny works on your child's school music and he also gives a lesson that you need to accomplish. Vinny is a likable person, great with kids, he has this "cool" vibe to him that makes you smile and the kids relate to him very well. I suggest you try him out!
Maria
Vincent was a great instructor, gave my son all the resources he needed at all times, was super flexible with scheduling and very dependable. Highly recommended!!
Raphael
Always on time and ready to teach. Very patient and shares ideas and resources

Shahadoth C.

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

1 Review
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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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Siddharth G.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Bachelor Business Management and Textile Technology from De Monte University
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Siddharth G.

64 Reviews
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I have been teaching chess for 3 years and my students have gone on to tournament level and won competitions. Within the first few lessons, my students have developed a deeper understanding of chess strategies As the progressed further in their lessons they have developed special moves to win the chess games. I take pride in my students' success and love working with them. I do provide tournament chess boards for my students.

About Siddharth

Hi there, my name is Siddharth and I have been teaching chess in public and private schools, including private lessons, over the last three years. I love to see students grow with each lesson and accomplish their goals. Under my tutelage, I have helped students advance from beginner level to tou

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Nicole
Great teacher! I had my first lesson tonight and I learned so much in that 45 minute period! Excellent teacher in every way: patient, friendly, smart, super knowledgeable, and forces you to think without overdoing it. I can't wait for the next lesson.
Evan&Luaren F.
He was a nice teacher and helped us learn more tactics and made us think harder then we ever did. Thank you Siddharth!
Bodhi B.
Siddharth was very patient with my 6 year old son. He really managed to engage him.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Somerville, MA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Somerville is $86. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $240 per hour.
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"Siddharth sir has had a very positive influence on my sons chess skills and strategy. He is a great mentor for him my 7 year old looks forward to each class with him so he can learn and practice new skills"
Dhawal
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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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"Good teacher"
Aleah
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"I liked it very much."
Hema parvathareddy
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"A very patient and friendly teacher, both my kids have enjoyed learning how to play chess!.

Thanks You!"
Kavitha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Great instructor! Sam's a fantastic and fun teacher and our kids love working with him. He's really good at what he does and he's a master player as well!"
Rodrigo Z.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I enjoyed taking lessons with Mr.Siddharth. He was a really cool instructor I could talk to and easily forget about time. It's always good to be so engaged with what you are learning that you put all your focus into the subject, and he easily allowed that. I even went over time in my first lesson, we were both so engaged!

I highly recommend Mr.Siddharth as an instructor. I am a relatively advanced player, but I can see how his wisdom can transfer over to beginners and intermediates. I will consider even more lessons in the future. One small caveat was his small bouts of absent-mindedness (moving the wrong piece, forgetting what as the last move), but that never caused so much confusion I didn't know what was going on.

Overall, he doesn't disappoint. Book a lesson with him, and you'll learn something."
Tristan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Eric is an excellent chess teacher. He is very patient and knowledgable. My son is always looking forward to meet him for class. I will highly recommend him to teach young kids."
Jing
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Danial is a very strong chess player who has a lot of knowledge on the game! Fun lesson and I learned a lo!"
Michael
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Great teacher. Smart, patient, easy going, and really knows the game of chess."
Dan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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