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Danial A.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 patie

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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.

Omar J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA- Criminology, Law, and Justice from University of Illinois in Chicago- UIC
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

Richard B.

1 Review
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1975
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Richard B.

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My approach to teaching is that the lessons have to be customized for each student. I start beginner lessons with exercises that help familiarize them with the movement of each piece. They will also develop a sense of the powers and unique abilities possessed by that piece.

My focus on intermediate and advanced students is to help them develop their tactical ability. Chess is primarily an exercise in pattern recognition. I helped them develop that pattern.

We will then customize the lessons based on the student's interests and the topics that I feel will improve their game. We will play over the games of the great grandmasters and develop endgame technique. We will utilize openings that promote tactical situations.

Finally, we will have a lesson on chess etiquette.

About Richard

Chess is an exciting game that provides mental stimulation. It is a good way to increase math and reading ability. It is also a good way to avoid Alzheimer's. I try to make chess instruction as interesting as possible. I will show the student how to build on their knowledge.

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Dillan
Richard is great! Super clear and to the point. Efficiently helped me analyze my mistakes and positions.

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Richard B.

1 Review
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1975
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Richard B.

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My approach to teaching is that the lessons have to be customized for each student. I start beginner lessons with exercises that help familiarize them with the movement of each piece. They will also develop a sense of the powers and unique abilities possessed by that piece.

My focus on intermediate and advanced students is to help them develop their tactical ability. Chess is primarily an exercise in pattern recognition. I helped them develop that pattern.

We will then customize the lessons based on the student's interests and the topics that I feel will improve their game. We will play over the games of the great grandmasters and develop endgame technique. We will utilize openings that promote tactical situations.

Finally, we will have a lesson on chess etiquette.

About Richard

Chess is an exciting game that provides mental stimulation. It is a good way to increase math and reading ability. It is also a good way to avoid Alzheimer's. I try to make chess instruction as interesting as possible. I will show the student how to build on their knowledge.

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Dillan
Richard is great! Super clear and to the point. Efficiently helped me analyze my mistakes and positions.

Artem L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Artem L.

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I'm excited o share my knowledge based on a combination of approaches of US CHESS SCHOOL AND SCHOLASTIC CENTERS and SOVIET SCHOOL AND STANDARDS incorporated with Eastern philosophy principles and original ideas that will help you to get a broader chess basis understanding and not only gain an advantage over the opponents but to get better control and understanding of decision-making processes and life flow principles.

About Artem

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

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Alona
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 🙏
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Atousa P.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Awarded World Youth Champion from International Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Atousa P.

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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

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Andy M.
I actually learned more in one hour more than I have from spending hours trying to teach myself!
Tai
Great lesson! Will definitely be doing more!
viktor
Very knowledgable and easy to talk with. Highly recommended.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Hickory, PA

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Hickory 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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"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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"Great chess instructor. My daughter just turned 5. Instructor is firm yet relaxed with her. She enjoys her chess lessons very much."
Dee
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"kyle is awesome he is awesome at chess you should have him to"
Dara
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Good lesson. I enjoyed it."
Bob
Took Chess lessons from Cindle V.
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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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"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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"This was my first chess lesson, Kyle was great.
I highly recommend him."
Dominick
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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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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"My first chess lesson with Atousa was WONDERFUL! Besides being a chess Grandmaster with a thorough grasp on the entire game, she was also personable, engaging, encouraging, and willing to work with me (although I am not a very good player yet). I thoroughly enjoyed working with her, and am looking forward to future lessons and becoming a better player."
Larry
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"Kyle is knowledgeable, patient, and personable. He knows chess forwards and backwards and has a lot of information to guide a new player, or in my case, a returning player. His teaching was a very good experience for me."
Martin
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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