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Danial A.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
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Danial A.

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At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion and am currently the #1 18-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most patient, inspiring, and hardworking chess coaches none of this would have been possible.

I began to play chess at 7 years old and after my coach ended our first class by saying, "Every champion was once a beginner" my youthful imagination ran wild and I was hooked. My early development in chess proved to be nontraditional where my structured classes provided by my school were supplemented by the aggressive, unconventional playing styles I learned from spending my weekends sneaking games in with hustlers at my local chess park. Yet learning these vastly different approaches to the game allowed me to become a more complete player, and after 6 weeks of practice, I could beat every kid in my class and almost defeated my coach. ...

About Danial

At age 11 I achieved the title of Master, and since then have become an International Master (with 1 Grandmaster norm), 5-time National Champion, North American Junior Champion, and am currently the #1 19-year-old on the west coast of the United States. Without chess instruction from the most pati

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Marie
Danial is a good instructor for very beginner too. He was so patient with teaching and good at making kid focus on his lesson.Although my son doesn’t speak English much, he could lead and satisfy my son with no problem.
Marcelo
Danial is a great instructor. He's able to understand your level and really guide your through the steps to improve your game. I am enjoying the classes and can't recommend Danial enough.
Salima Mussaji
Danial has been and continues to be an inspiration to my son. He encourages students to think for themselves and apply what they already know to challenge them even further. I am grateful that Danial is part of my son's life.
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Daniel M.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Daniel M.

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I am an avid chess player. I am a 3rd category chess player. I am part of the Chess Federation in Peru and USA. I can teach little kids as well as to people who want to improve their openings, middle game, and endgame. My Rating is 1500+.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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Mayra
Great at teaching and very professional.
Richard S.
Daniel is a fantastic chess teacher. I am at an intermediate level, and have had two lessons with Daniel so far, and I can already see my game improving. Daniel is very professional, and I can tell he genuinely cares about advancing my skills. I would highly recommend Daniel to anyone interested in a chess teacher.
Greg W.
Helped me a lot with pronunciation. At times he is hard to understand because of his accent, but I'm sure I am hard for him to understand as well. Still, I learned a lot and want to continue.

Douglas T.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Music Education from Kean university
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Douglas T.

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Students will learn the fundamentals of this awesome game.
Learn Opening theory
Tactics, Strategy, Basic Endgames
Learn by analyzing grandmaster games

Advance from beginner to club level player by learning the basic fundamental of chess

About Douglas

Hi, my name is Douglas and I've been teaching music for nearly 15 years. I play piano, guitar and drums and love classical music as well as rock, blues, jazz, some country music and some pop music. My passion is to teach and to share my love of music to everyone. I look forward to learning your

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Shea A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Cami A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Kenny
Douglas is on time, has a easy personality and is willing to help us at our own speed. His willingness to come to our home is incredibly helpful

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Dipankar G.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

"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

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Umesh Srirambhatla
He is very knowledgeable, communicative and patient. Training curriculum is very good. Definitely recommended!!
Tommy
Dipankar is a great teacher. I feel like I can attain my chess goals with his instruction.
Matt
I started taking lessons with Dipankar in November. At that point my rating was 1200-1300 on Chess.com. I have improved my rating to be around 1500.

Dipankar teaches in a way that makes you think about different positions and different strategies as if they were occurring in a game. He doesn't just give you the solution, he makes you talk him through your logic, and then points out any flaws / improvements that there may be. Ultimately, in a dynamic way, he has been able to improve my game.

I came to realize that the main reasons I was losing games was either an early tactical mistake, or a blunder mid game. Dipankar showed me how to think through each move, and some common problems to avoid.

I look forward to continuing lessons with Dipankar, and continuing to grow my game / rating.
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Jameson T.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelors in Economics with Quantitative Emphasis from Boise State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jameson T.

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I have experience teaching beginners and intermediate players for the last 5 years. Incredibly flexible with the schedule and the amount of time is up to you!

About Jameson

I am an active tournament player and director. At the moment, I am a Class A player actively improving. Currently I have experience teaching both beginners and intermediate players. My schedule for the lessons will work around you. The first lesson I will assess your game and see what can be improv

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Ray M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Awarded Chess Awards from Chess.com
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Ray M.

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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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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Prattsville, NY

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Prattsville is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $32 and $240 per hour.
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Tracy
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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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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"My son is 8 years old and has been taking classes from Daniel for almost a year. Danial is very professional, and patient. Danial is very good at guiding the student through the thinking/analyzing process step by step by asking questions instead of just telling the student what to do. My son has learnt a lot from him, and always look forward to his next session."
Khatidja
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"My son said it was very good class, the teacher helped him a lot"
Carter
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Mr. Siddharth is teaching our 5 year old. It has been just two classes and I see my son being excited for the class. Mr. Siddharth is very patient and takes time to go over concepts and tests them out with our son and never rushes him even if it goes beyond time.
Even before the classes started he called us to get an idea on our son's competency level which was very appreciated. We look forward to continue the training with him!"
Trisha Srivastava
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Best way to learn weaknesses and improve on them. Thomas is the perfect solution."
Chuck
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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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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"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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"Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide"
Chengliang
Took Chess lessons from Preston W.
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"Florin is a very patient, knowledgeable, and kind teacher and our daughter loves her lessons with him."
Lelle
Took Chess lessons from Florin F.
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