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Mathew M.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Mathew M.

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I have been coaching chess for many years. What makes chess lessons unique with me is that I make the chess lessons exciting, fun to learn, I point out mistakes/weaknesses in a very kind way, I give good examples of moves/positions relate to real life, I teach people the psychology of playing chess, and I improve people's game through love and repetition. I teach several opening variations as well as middle-game and end-game tactics. But I focus on what people's weaknesses are and I make those weaknesses their greatest strength.

About Mathew

I have been coaching chess for years. I have been passionately studying the game of chess for 13 years. I am currently a 1987 USCF player (Class A player). My highest rating was 2121 for chess.com blitz rating. But I am committed to go to 2200+ USCF player (National Master player). I have won sever

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John G
I was stuck in a rut and unsure about how to improve my chess game. After a few lesson with Matt I feel a lot better about where I am at, and have been steadily improving over the last few weeks. Matt was able to figuring out why I was stuck, and what I needed to work on to get my chess abilities to the next level. Would highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to improve their game!
Emmit
Matt is a good teacher and a personable guy. Lessons are explained very well. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to advance their game !!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
Leo
Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable.
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Dipankar G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Dipankar G.

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"My rating has gone up from 935 to 1474 in just 3 months working with Dipankar."
" I scored 1st place in the unrated category in my first chess tournament and went on to improve my rating by 200 points."
"The sessions are fun and educational and although I was a total beginner, I recently got my first ever medal in a chess tournament."

These are the testimonials from just a few of my students.

Learn from an International Chess Coach who is ranked in the top 7% of all players in the United States. As a coach, I have coached over 100 students ages 5 to 80 for 4+ years. My students have gained more than 500 rating points in a span of 3 months.

As a player, I have over 14 years of experience competing in various national and international tournaments. My USCF rating is around 1900 which puts me in the top 7% of all players in the United States.

Each lesson will be personalized to the unique strengths and weaknesses of the individual student. You will go through a structured ...

About Dipankar

Learn from an experienced International Chess Coach (Taught over 80 students ages 5 to 65). If you want to learn chess in a fun, engaging way and want to see improvement in your game, you have come to the right place. I am an Class A Chess player (USCF 1873) and an experienced chess coach. I

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Rohan
I'd highly recommend Dipankar!
Richard
I have only been playing chess for about a year, but my knowledge and excitement about the game increased greatly once I discovered Dipankar as a teacher. He is a knowledgeable and patient teacher: explains everything very clearly and knows how to build on a solid foundation. My games have gotten much better, my rating has gone up and I am having much more fun. Try him - you will like him.
Hrik S.
Dipankar is an awesome teacher! He is very patient, persuasive, and adept at teaching young kids. He adapts his style based on a child's progress and challenges them to up their game. He is not watching the clock while teaching and goes the extra mile. Our son has made great strides in a short amount of time. Highly recommend!
- Trish

Myesha H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Myesha H.

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Experienced teacher of 3.5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate chess student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing chess in no time, but you will be using key principles of developing pieces, controlling the board, castling, checkmates, and more. Let's get started!

About Myesha

Hi! I am Myesha. I teach chess at different schools, homeschool communities, our office(temporarily closed), camps and private lessons. I love helping people of all ages develop their chess skills. Identifying student's strengths and weaknesses then building on or rectifying them is my approach. I

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Richard B.

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Starting at $17
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard B.

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My approach to teaching is that the lessons have to be customized for each student. I start beginner lessons with exercises that help familiarize them with the movement of each piece. They will also develop a sense of the powers and unique abilities possessed by that piece.

My focus on intermediate and advanced students is to help them develop their tactical ability. Chess is primarily an exercise in pattern recognition. I helped them develop that pattern.

We will then customize the lessons based on the student's interests and the topics that I feel will improve their game. We will play over the games of the great grandmasters and develop endgame technique. We will utilize openings that promote tactical situations.

Finally, we will have a lesson on chess etiquette.

About Richard

Chess is an exciting game that provides mental stimulation. It is a good way to increase math and reading ability. It is also a good way to avoid Alzheimer's. I try to make chess instruction as interesting as possible. I will show the student how to build on their knowledge.

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Daniel L.

1 Review
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Candidate Master from United States Chess Federation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one in-person meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $5

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Lots of clues and a passionate teacher.
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Kyle B.

66 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kyle B.

66 Reviews
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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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Evelyn V.
My daughter learned quickly and really enjoyed her lessons

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Plainsboro, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Plainsboro is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $130 per hour.
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"My experience as working along with Sid as his Chess Aide at various school locations; is he has excellent classroom management skills which in turn the students grasp the lessons more quickly. Also, the students are more engaged in the lessons as well. He is aware of making sure all students understand how each piece moves and knows what to do at the end of each lesson before they play a game. He praises each student on their ability and knowledge of chess and helpful with others who are still learning the basics. As a chess aide and helper for Sid, I thoroughly enjoy working with someone who has great enthusiasm!"
Joanne
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Great first lesson for my 8 year old! Siddhartha is energetic and patient!"
Emma
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"My first chess lesson and Kyle was kind, patient, thorough and passionate about chess. I am excited for my next class."
Arnav
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Have really enjoyed the first few lessons with Sam, he’s energetic and relatable, makes it a fun process-cheers!"
Pamela
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Fantastic first lesson! I’m enjoying it."
Montel
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Fascinating game explained by a true expert."
Faith M.
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"I'd highly recommend Dipankar!"
Rohan
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Great first lesson. Thomas does an excellent job explaining concepts."
Rod
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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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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"Very thorough and patient. Follows up with homework. Recommend."
Evelyn Volodarsky
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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