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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa M.

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I have experience teaching young students, including children and can create fun and inventive ways of teach beginners the basics of chess.

I've been playing chess since I was about 10 years old and I've taught several other people the basics of playing chess, including small children.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.
Youjia S.
My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher.
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Omar J.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • BA- Criminology, Law, and Justice from University of Illinois in Chicago- UIC
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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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!
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Sam C.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Danish, Persian, Swedish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Psychology from University of Virginia
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Sam C.

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My students can expect a lesson that's full of fun, engaging and accompanied by a high level of passion and energy.
I'm result oriented and very dedicated to my students and provide students with a lot of constructive feedback during the lessons.
Lessons will mainly focus on students strength and weaknesses, through many different means. The lessons are supplemented by several materials: work book problems, live game play, analysis of student's own games, online resources, classic game review and much more. My custom lesson plans are based on the student's own background and experience. I am always committed to making each lesson fun and exciting!

About Sam

If you are looking for a top national chess teacher, with over a decade of professional full-time chess teaching experience and who’s graduated from one of the top university in the country-university of Virginia graduate-look no further! I HAVE RAISED STUDENTS RATINGS OVER 1000+ USCF (unite states

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Walter
After trying a few chess instructions and search ring everywhere , we were lucky to find Sam.
Sam is a great instructor and really knows his stuff. Outstanding instructions and material contents.
Bob Rigs
Our chess lessons have been very productive and Sam’s method of teaching is fun. 5/5 stars!
Pamela
Have really enjoyed the first few lessons with Sam, he’s energetic and relatable, makes it a fun process-cheers!

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Rohith N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 to 24
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Rohith N.

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Kings’ Chess Academy student's Achievements:

Recently concluded UNITED STATES NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP, Anvitha Penagalapati from California who takes online classes from Kings Chess Academy is the best girl in her category also the only girl who is top in the list.

1. Kheerthi Ganta got Gold Medal in Blitz & Bronze Medal In standard play, Karthik Sai got Silver Medal in standard Play, Havish got Silver Medal in Rapid Play, Suhaas secured 4th Place in Standard Play in Western Asian Chess Championship
2. Karthik Sai - Commonwealth champion under – 14, 2018
3. Keerthi Ganta - Asian schools Bronze medal winner, 2018
4. Hari Charan - Bronze Medal Winner National school games, 2016
5. Madhrui - Bronze Medal Winner National School games, 2016
6. Aarav Nambiar - Arena Candidate Master, Asian schools 4th Place, 2017
7. Suhaas Akula - rating at the age of 6 and 2 times state champion
8. Abhinav Sai - USA juniors second place, 2016
9. Nityashri Sankaran - Arena Fide Master, Dubai Summer ...

About Rohith

Kings’ Chess Academy student's Achievements: Recently concluded UNITED STATES NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP, Anvitha Penagalapati from California who takes online classes from Kings Chess Academy is the best girl in her category also the only girl who is top in the list. 1. Kheerthi Ganta got Gold

Jovan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian,
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jovan M.

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Online Chess Teacher

lessons I do are fun for children. Chess is very interesting game and it is important how it is being presented.
Beginners will learn chess principals and get right foundation for future studies of the game.
Students will improve in all aspects of the game.
Competitive chess players will learn more about importance of endgames chess tactics and openings that will help them win more games.

About Jovan

I am FIDE and national chess master with FIDE rating 2310. I have been teaching chess in New York City schools and individually for past 20 years . Chess game should be fun for kids if is presented the right way. I will bring to students my expertise and understanding for the game; Many of m

John H.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Drama from New York University
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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Bert
Welcoming and patient. Socratic teaching method. Intellectually challenging yet kind and supportive.
Emanuel
John is an excellent instructor. A complete beginner, after working with him I’ve turned a casual curiosity into a real hobby. I leave each session excited having learned something valuable and difficult to obtain otherwise (from books or online videos.) I highly recommend John.
Jon
John is energetic and knowledgeable!

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Minneapolis, MN

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Minneapolis is $89. 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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"Eric truly enjoys the game of chess and shares his knowledge and love of the game with his students. He is patient, encouraging and makes learning fun."
Catt
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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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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"he is good at teaching and is fun to learn with"
Asha
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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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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"Dipankar is very knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated. I received lessons from him for 6 months and in that time I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points.
I highly recommend Dipankar for chess lessons!"
Jennifer
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"My son has recently started learning from Siddharth sir. He likes it alot.
Siddharth is a very good teacher."
Meera
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I must admit, in the beginning I was reluctant on trying our online lessons. However, Siddharth was awesome. We had connectivity problems and he just rolled with it. The lessons online were great and our boys really enjoy learning chess."
Disha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Kyle is patient with my questions and then explains options in a way that is clear and so helpful!"
Mauricio
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Very informational. I learn a lot and had a great time!

Thanks!"
Chloe
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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