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Popular Chess Teachers in Island Park, NY

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Bora Y.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $90
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks French, Turkish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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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May 22, 2018
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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Aimee S.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $60
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aimee S.

Brooklyn, NY

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Private Chess Teacher

I love to play chess and to teach beginners of all ages This game exercises the analytical and spatial awareness parts of your brain in ways that will strengthen your overall brain function.

About Aimee

I teach gospel piano and beginner piano, flute, chess and English/ESL. I can also assist with editing resumes and documents and writing grants (government and private foundations). Use your ears, use your fingers and all the other gifts God gave you to assist during your local worship service.

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August 9, 2019
Taahir J.
She's awesome! Extremely patient and can teach exactly what you want to know.
June 17, 2019
Juan
She is extremely patient and supportive. Aimee is knowledgeable about a very wide range of music and clearly LOVES teaching.
June 17, 2019
Morgan
Aimee is a wonderful teacher! She is quite knowledgeable and experienced. I appreciated how she tailored the lessons not just to my level but my pace and personality!
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Howard B.

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Howard Beach, NY
Starting at $84
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
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Private Chess Teacher

Have been active in chess for over 50 years and have taught senior citizens, young children. Study and play daily and coordinate my lessons with with interactive media, testing and deep dive in the basics. Rated at or around 1750-1800 and enjoy 3-5 minute blitz games.

About Howard

Have 40 years of chess playing with tournament and blitz activity. Average rating 1700--1800 and able to provide fundamental theory and tactics for beginners and intermediate players. Great fun and work with video, print and graphics to assist in teaching.

Meet Online Chess Teachers Serving Island Park, NY

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Saran E.

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Chess
Starting at $70
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Online Chess Teacher

• 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] • 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 /

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November 12, 2018
Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
October 8, 2018
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
January 11, 2016
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.
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Steve M.

(1)
Chess
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Online Chess Teacher

Understanding various levels of teaching method
Personalized curriculum for each student
Making lessons fun with different techniques and strategies
Developing discipline and critical thinking skills

About Steve

Provide personalized learning curriculum Assist in developing strategic and critical thinking skills Have fun while learning Learn the importance of patience and discipline

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November 18, 2019
Jane Steinberg
Steven has been a great instructor. He is thorough and professional. I highly recommend him
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Eli K.

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Chess
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eli K.

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Online Chess Teacher

As soon as you get to understand chess well, you'll begin to see it's beauty and depth. Each game is an adventure. I love chess, and that is my perspective of the old and romantic game of kings and queens. I also enjoy teaching it that way, as it makes the game fun to learn and play.

About Eli

Chess can be confusing and difficult sometimes, but really all you need is someone who loves chess to help you love it, and see it for its beauty. We'll play a few games together, so I see where what level you're at, then take you from there. From a beginners level, up to advanced, showing you the

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September 29, 2019
Colton Y.
Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners.
July 25, 2019
Nieves
Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Island Park, NY

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Island Park is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $240 per hour.
30 min
$51 average
45 min
$74 average
60 min
$73 average

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"Siddharth taught my son some very useful principles strategies. We will be arranging for more lessons from him for sure."
- Jacob
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"She is an excellent teacher. Friendly. Good teaching style. Very smart. Encourages you to learn by starting with some basics. Nice sense of humor. Highly recommended!!!"
- Joel
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Atousa is a great chess player and chess teacher. She is sharp and strategic in chess playing, very knowledgeable, and very patient in teaching my daughter. My daughter enjoys learning chess from her."
- Lily
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Aaron has been teaching my 9 year old son chess lessons. After several months with a weekly lesson, my wife and I are very pleased with his progress. At first we had our doubts about whether online classes would work. The truth is that we are very satisfied because the use of technology added interest for my son in learning. Aaron is very patient and makes the lessons enjoyable, with some humor. He has a teaching method that combines strategy and theory with a love for the game. That is the magic of learning and is the key to advance one's knowledge of any discipline. Now we play more and more competitive matches and his progress is very noticeable. We also appreciate Aaron's feedback about how each lesson went and tips to work on during the week to reinforce what was learned."
- luis
Took Chess lessons from Aaron C.
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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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"Eric was very patient with my little one. He not only teaches the game, he looks to make it fun and exciting. We enjoyed the lesson and hope to continue with him."
- Caitlin
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"My first lesson with Josh was great. He is an amazing player and was very patient with me as I have not been playing chess for that long. He is very good teacher! I look forward to my next lesson!"
- Gina
Took Chess lessons from Josh M.
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"Excellent!"
- Ritwik
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Chris is an excellent teacher and he's really helped me improve my game. In one lesson he showed me an opening that I used to win against a strong player. We go over games that I've played and he always has helpful suggestions. I highly recommend Chris as a chess teacher."
- Scott
Took Chess lessons from Chris C.
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"Kyle is an amazing instructor! In one session he went over six or seven studies and allowed me to try and work out complicated winning ideas in different positions, and then showed me the correct ones and more importantly, the ideas that a chess player should take away from them. I can genuinely say that even in that one session, I feel like Kyle helped me substantially improve as a chess player."
- Zach
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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