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Sergey K.

10 Reviews
Schenectady, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Russian
  • BA in History and minor in Political Science from Siena College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sergey K.

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I love playing Chess and can teach you how to play as well

About Sergey

I am multitalented. At a young age I mastered the Art of Photography that was taught to me by my grandpa and Chess. I was born in Belarus and I am a native Russian Speaker. After substitute teaching then getting my first teacher job in NY I have started to work on my business and been very succ

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Anita
I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you...
Patti C.
Terrible experience. Couldn't connect online, 20 minutes after start time called him and he tried to assist, but ended up doing a "phone lesson" which consisted of a question and answer time where I had to come up with my own questions. To conclude we were told to go out and take some pictures on our own and learn from experimenting on our own taking pictures of all kinds of things. We could then download them, send to him, and he could critique.
Not what I expected. Not necessarily his fault, but Going to ask for refund
Janet T.
when I made an appointment, I asked if Sergey was familiar with my camera and they said yes. It seemed new to him. But after talking about my fijifilm x100F, I am returning the camera. So overall I did like Sergey and look forward to my next Hour
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Cindle V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Cindle V.

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I am ranked as a top female chess player and have played the game for most of my life. I have played in many national tournaments and place well.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle VanGorder and I love teaching music. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of learn

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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Bachelor's degree of Sport Science from Tehran University
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
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Atousa P.

13 Reviews
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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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George
First lesson - learned a lot
Kyle
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.

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Artem L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Artem L.

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Combination of approaches of US CHESS SCHOOL AND SCHOLASTIC CENTERS and FORMER SOVIET SCHOOL AND STANDARDS will help you to get broader chess basis understanding and gain advantage over the opponents.

About Artem

I have a great opportunity for sharing my knowledge gained at Soviet chess club along with US Chess and Scholastic Center education boosting myself and my students from the very beginner to advanced players.

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Siddharth G.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor Business Management and Textile Technology from De Monte University
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Siddharth G.

65 Reviews
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I have been teaching chess for 3 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 the 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 three 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 tou

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Nicole
Great teacher! I had my first lesson tonight and I learned so much in that 45 minute period! Excellent teacher in every way: patient, friendly, smart, super knowledgeable, and forces you to think without overdoing it. I can't wait for the next lesson.
Evan&Luaren F.
He was a nice teacher and helped us learn more tactics and made us think harder then we ever did. Thank you Siddharth!
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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
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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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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Albany, NY

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Albany is $87. 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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Nick
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Great teacher. Smart, patient, easy going, and really knows the game of chess."
Dan
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Good teacher"
Aleah
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Eric has been super with my nephew Enzo. He is very knowledgeable, and is really good to work with younger learners. He is also willing to sit with the rest of the family during the lesson so they can benefit from his knowledge as well!!"
Laurie McGuire
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game."
Nieves
Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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"Had my first lesson, it was fantastic! Sam is very professional and an amazing teacher. I have already recommended him to my friends!"
jonathan
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Matt as my first chess coach and has greatly increased my understanding of chess. My games are now competitive with players 400 to 600 rating points above me and I feel I am improving every week. Funny how much I can learn quickly after playing for forty years, with just a few lessons."
Jad
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Great teacher! My 8 year old is learning the essentials of chess and we are pleased with her progress."
Shalika
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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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"your awesome"
Dara
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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