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Cristopher R.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Humanities: Creative Writing from New York University
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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

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Joshua F.

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

27 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.

Bora Y.

1 Review
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $90
  • Speaks French, Turkish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Bora Y.

1 Review
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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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Ray M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Awarded Chess Awards from Chess.com
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ray M.

3 Reviews
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Chess lessons, for me, are unique in many ways. The main reason, is that I've always wanted to teach students the patients, skills, and techniques to achieve the levels they desire in Chess. Another reason, is I remember when I was a couple of years into my chess journey, those struggles to hit my goals. I've always wished I had more help back then myself when playing. I believe it takes a great teacher/student match to excel and create a strategy together. Then moving forward, it gives both of us the confidence to succeed together. Overall, I'd say my ultimate goal is to help others in any way I can in this wonderful game of Chess.

About Ray

I’m enjoying being part of the “Take Lessons” community. I began my chess journey 30 years ago. I’ve played over 400,000 games during that time (including online games). I've signed up to the "Take Lessons' teaching program, to help others on their chess journey to achieve their goals. Also, for pe

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Virginia
I feel like I became a much more experienced chess player after Ray taught me.
Ron
Ray is an excellent teacher of chess. I really am grateful I contacted him a couple of years ago. Since then I have gained about 300 more points added to my rating! Ray has a great method to making me see the whole board during play. Now I’m able to detect many opponent’s strategies. Highly recommend !
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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.

Harish K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded State level 9th place from Karnataka state chess association
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Harish K.

5 Reviews
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Teaching since 2010
Trained uscf candidate Master and top u8 player in the world

About Harish

Harish Kumar International Chess Coach. He won Regional Chess Championship for 6th time and Achieved 2004 Rating at Chess.com and Internet Chess Club. Got Arena Grandmaster title from FIDE Classes will be conducted through Skype, Internet Chess club Already Trained 150+ USCF and Fide

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Simon
Very helpful instructor. Gave great resources, looking forward to next lesson.
Sophie D.
Good classes. The kids like it.
Inga
Harish was a wonderful teacher to my son and taught him many chess strategies.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Scotch Plains, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Scotch Plains 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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45 min
$70 average
60 min
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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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"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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"Excellent teacher, my daughter enjoys every class and like the home works. Learnt a lot in just few classes.."
Purushotama Cherukur
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"I am an amateur chess player and wishing to improve. Eric was very friendly, patient and enthusiastic with me. He helped me work on what I need to get onto the next level. I definitely recommend booking him!"
Ryan
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level."
Kyle
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Steller chess teacher!
Sam, is just such a great instructor. He's highly educated and professional and brings a wealth of knowledge to each chess lessons. He really went out of his way to connect with my 10 year old son-He's fantastic with children. Sam, convinced my son to play in tournaments and in the past 6 months, his rating has gone up by 700 USCF points! I could not be happier- Thank you Sam!"
Alejandro
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"First lesson. I think Josh was a patient, kind instructor, very methodical and instructive.
Great to have him as a teacher."
Sosanna
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"The best teacher I have seen on this platform! My kid has had many different chess coaches, but right from the start I could tell Danial was different. He knew how to explain every concept in such an understandable manner and took the time to make sure she truly grasped every idea. In general he is a very kind teacher who cares deeply about his students. Highly Recommend! She improved 500 rating points!"
Hannah
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Mr Kyle is patient and nice. He helps me understand different strategies. He makes it fun to play chess too. It is easy to connect on Lichess.org and complete study homework."
Ellie
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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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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