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Popular Chess Teachers in Athens, PA

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Dipankar G.

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

24 Reviews
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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 f

Recent Reviews
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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Cindle V.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education from Malone University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cindle V.

13 Reviews
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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, state, and local tournaments and place well. I have been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years. I make lessons fun and enjoyable but also very understandable. I teach all levels and ages. This is a great game and I believe anyone can benefit from learning the game of chess.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's 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 l

Recent Reviews
Mía
Really like her attention to the studen and her organization
Bob
Good lesson. I enjoyed it.
Darby L.
Awesome teacher for my 9 year old daughter.
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Joshua F.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Joshua F.

48 Reviews
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Private Chess Teacher

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 mu

Recent Reviews
Christa L.
Great teacher for my 6 yr. old son!
Jinshuo Z.
Great instructor, my 4.5 year old daughter loves his classes.
Yahweh
So far so Good! First class today my son was excited when he finished class.

Meet Online Chess Teachers Serving Athens, PA

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Dipankar G.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Bengali, Hindi, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
Teaching Locations:
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Dipankar G.

24 Reviews
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Online Chess Teacher

"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 f

Recent Reviews
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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Cindle V.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education from Malone University
  • Teaching since 2008
Teaching Locations:
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Cindle V.

13 Reviews
Book Now
Online Chess Teacher

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, state, and local tournaments and place well. I have been teaching students of all ages for over 15 years. I make lessons fun and enjoyable but also very understandable. I teach all levels and ages. This is a great game and I believe anyone can benefit from learning the game of chess.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's 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 l

Recent Reviews
Mía
Really like her attention to the studen and her organization
Bob
Good lesson. I enjoyed it.
Darby L.
Awesome teacher for my 9 year old daughter.
Profile-background-check Background Check
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Joshua F.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
Teaching Locations:
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Joshua F.

48 Reviews
Book Now
Online Chess Teacher

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 mu

Recent Reviews
Christa L.
Great teacher for my 6 yr. old son!
Jinshuo Z.
Great instructor, my 4.5 year old daughter loves his classes.
Yahweh
So far so Good! First class today my son was excited when he finished class.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Athens, PA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Athens is $88. 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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"In 30 minutes I learned to rook and stalemate on top of everything in the free intro lesson I had earlier."
Lee
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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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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"Had a nice online 1-hour lesson with Kyle, who helped me with some of my questions I had in certain position. Helped me realize which parts of the game I had to work on more."
Elad
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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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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"Mr. Siddharth is a good chess teacher with patience. My son enjoyed to learn chess from him."
Lillian
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Great first lesson, I’m looking forward to many more. Siddharth makes you think and had me write the moves down, which helped me understand better. Highly recommend him."
Dominick
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I find the lessons to be very fun and I am learning a lot, the lessons have really helped me play better whenever I practice chess with friends."
Jenny
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"First lesson and already I have so much helpful direction from Florin. His coaching is exactly what I’ve been looking for. He’s also personable, friendly, and easy to talk to. Looking forward to continuing my lessons with him."
Thomas
Took Chess lessons from Florin F.
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"Great experience! Great guy and knows his stuff"
Carol
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Coach Siddharth is an excellent coach!! He is very dedicated to his job as well as his student. He is always supporting and guiding Tyler to be the best at chess by providing different techniques to fit his age. Tyler has made so much progress and he enjoys coming to chess. I’m really happy and pleased with coach Siddharth!!"
Phuong Van
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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