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Popular Chess Teachers in Allendale, NJ

Cristopher R.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cristopher R.

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Learn the opening, mid-game strategy, and end game fundamentals!

About Cristopher

My educational teaching experience began at the age of 13 when I was a black belt helping other children learn martial arts; I shortly began teaching children's classes all by myself. In High School I taught chess as a member of the chess club where I was an undefeated player during my high school

Bora Y.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $90
  • Speaks French, Turkish, Italian
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bora Y.

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USCF expert & certified coach, enthusiastic about the game, and friendly teacher,

10+ years of experience working with Grandmasters,

15+ years tournament play and psychology experience,

Can help you improve on various aspects of the game -- over the board, as well as online lessons,

Specializing in players rated 800-1800 level.

About Bora

Know thyself is the saying, and it applies to chess as well. Everyone is different. Each has his/her different objectives. Everyone also his/her own strengths and weaknesses. I tailor the lessons taking these into the account, and focusing on improving on the weaknesses within the framework of th

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Thomas
I am taking weekly lessons with Bora in order to push my game to the next level. Bora is passionate about chess, and it really shows in his approach to teaching, which I find to be both entertaining and effective. Bora is also a nice person all around and I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and/or their kids.
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Joshua F.

28 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua F.

28 Reviews
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From castling to rey de Lopez to the gambit, I can teach you chess.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Sanju V.
We had issues connecting with Joshua. He had sent us a zoom link at the very last minute and even though we had an hour long class, the zoom link expired in 40 minutes. we are hoping for a better experience next week.

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Thalia
Amazing instructor! Very patient (even with adults), on time and super personable. Looking forward to the next session.

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Dennis U.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis U.

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I have been playing chess for well over 30 years. I have taught one on one
children and adults for about 10 years. I have great patience when I teach
students never believing that any concept is too difficult to understand or
master. I have a love for the game that I want to instill in others
I have hundreds of chess books and have gotten to know lots of chessplayers
throughout the years. I do my best to have my students gain and UNDERSTANDING of the game rather than just rote memorization.

About Dennis

I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years. I feel I have great patience especially with young children as their attention span is usually not that long. I have taught children as

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Charles C.
very good
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Joshua S.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1999
  • BFA Theatre from University of Southern California
  • Awarded Third Place, World Championship of Public Speaking - Regionals from Toastmasters International
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Joshua S.

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I have been playing chess for 35 years. I play generally three times a week and win regularly. I have taught the game to over 100 people in my life. I mentor a number of young people who strongly believe that my chess instruction and the applicable thought logic lessons I inculcate have escalated their job options. I prefer students at the introductory levels to eliminate bad habits.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication a

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Barbara B.
Josh is a terrifically engaging personality which brings the game of chess alive for beginners like me. I looked forward to every lesson with him and got really engaged. I highly recommend him!
Sohum
A wonderful teacher who genuinely listens,

He understands public speaking to the point where it’s art for him. His techniques are original and are crafted for the current world. He’s an internationally recognized, high-end speaking coach.
Yolanda R.
Very energetic and knows his craft.
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Siddharth G.

82 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Business Management and Textile Technology from De Monte University
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Siddharth G.

82 Reviews
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I have been teaching chess for six 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 they 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 six 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 tourn

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Purushotama C.
Siddarth is amazing chess teacher. My daughter learnt a lot in first 2 to 3 classes.
Govardhana R.
thanks for having me over
Monique
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.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Allendale, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Allendale is $80. 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
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"Very thorough and patient. Follows up with homework. Recommend."
Evelyn Volodarsky
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Coach Siddharth has been a colleague of mine and a chess coach in great standing at Silver Knights Enrichment for the past few years; during this time I have had the privileged of co-coaching groups of young chess enthusiasts with him on numerous occasions and have been continually appreciative of Siddharth's ability to effectively impart his vast knowledge of chess concepts and principles to young students. In addition to his enthusiasm for teaching, he also has a patient demeanor and a wonderful way with kids. Recently I was pleased to learn that one of Siddharth's private students participated in his first scholastic chess tournament and won First Place in his division! Bravo coach!"
Jeff
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Great patience and positive energy"
Myla
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Danial was fantastic, super enjoyable and helpful! Would definitely recommend!"
William
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Thomas is a great teacher! He explains everything in a very organized way that was easy to understand."
Wolf
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Tough opponent clearly told me my mistakes and how to correct them. Taught my some tactics traps and openings"
Alex
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Kyle’s super knowledgeable about chess and a great teacher. Sign up for his lessons now. Do it. Do it now. Do it."
David
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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"My kids are enjoying coach Siddharth chess classes. He is a great coach. My kids

are always look forward to going to his classes. Coach Siddharth has helped improve

their chess games greatly. My kids are ready to part in the tournament. I would

highly recommend any parents to send their kids to coach Siddarth chess classes."
ranjana
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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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