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Joshua F.

27 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua F.

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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.

Bora Y.

1 Review
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $90
  • Speaks French, Turkish, Italian
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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.

Cristopher R.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Grade 3 3rd Place Overall Points Earned in 2019-20 from EUSPBA
  • 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

Meet Online Chess Teachers Serving Fort Lee, NJ

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Jasmine L.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Masters of Public Policy from UCLA
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Jasmine L.

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We will go over rules and basic strategies, and of course, play!

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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isabella P.
She is very patience with my daughter! Great!
Chloe
She said she couldn’t help me unless we were on zoom. No one told me this and I don’t know how to do zoom. So then she told me to connect to her on the computer and not my phone so I tried that. That didn’t work. So she looked at my screen and told me it was blurry. Then after all that we lost connection and she was unwilling to reschedule so I could actually get what I paid for which was help!!! All my other teachers on here have been good, but I can’t recommend jasmine as it was a complete waste of my money.
Jane S.
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Joshua F.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua F.

37 Reviews
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Online Chess Teacher

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.

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

Saran E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from NMSC
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Saran E.

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• 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience.
• Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects / areas. Select graduate course assistance offered as well.
• Tutoring for GRE/GMAT and SAT/ACT offered with individualized gameplan/schedule.
• Help with high school and middle school curriculum in math, quantitative sciences, social sciences, writing. Help with IB & AP classes and corresponding exams.
• National Merit Scholar & several (10+) AP Tests in High School.
• Will give personal scores upon request.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 14+ years of experience with teaching, tutoring, training, education settings, instructional design, and L&D (learning and development) across multiple disciplines. • Consulting for L&D (HR) programs and elearning contexts (including multimedia content) for cross

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Fort Lee, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Fort Lee 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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$70 average
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$80 average

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"I enjoy working with Artem as he personalized a learning program to my own pace and the best ability to improve my chess knowledge. Very patient and professional, has a great approach to studying. Each lesson is a great experience! Thank you 🙏"
Alona
Took Chess lessons from Artem L.
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"Jonathan (7 year old) loves learning chess from Joshua....Joshua makes each session as a fun, which is a most important factor, for young students / pupils. Joshua’s calm and collective demeanor as a teacher will bring best of interest / focus from each of his students....
Highly recommend him as an instructor, especially for younger pupils..."
HYUN
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Florin is a great instructor. I asked my son (age 12) if he used any of Florin's advice/teachings in his latest chess tournament, and he said, "Yes! I used EVERYTHING he taught me." :)"
David
Took Chess lessons from Florin F.
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"Great teacher!

Matt is honest. If there is something he doesn't like about your chess game, he will definitely come out and say it. His criticism allows you to focus on that part of your game. You will be able to improve your flaws on and off the chess board.

Matt is also very competitive. If you beat him in a game of chess, it's like you've beaten him in a game of life. The day you've accomplished this, you will know the grasshopper has become the master.

If you're new at taking lessons, you need to start here, with Matt. I would highly recommend him to any chess player who is seeking to improve their game, beginner or advanced."
Rachele
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Amazing chess lesson for my two kids, they loved it! Sam is a great guy."
Hadley
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Both my kids enjoyed their chess class with teacher Thomas! They were engaged throughout and came out super pumped and looking forward to their next lesson!"
Meg & Mal
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Siddharth is very pleasant, patient, and knowledgeable. Glad I got the lessons."
Gary Lilienfield
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mr.Siddarth is a wonderful chess coach. My son enjoys his class a lot."
Reddy
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mathew has trained me to think from both sides of the chess board and strategize ."
Dennis
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Kyle is knowledgeable, patient, and personable. He knows chess forwards and backwards and has a lot of information to guide a new player, or in my case, a returning player. His teaching was a very good experience for me."
Martin
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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