Hiro Higuchi

Hiro H.

Schaumburg, IL

About Hiro H.

Hiro teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: October 2013
Last sign in: 3 days ago


Class A Player
Led my High School chess team to a 3rd place finish at our conference
Personal achievements:
2 time state medalist at first board, while finishing top 15 all 4 years of my High School at state.
2 time 1st place finisher at the Glenbard South Raider's tournament, the second largest High School tournament in IL


Chess Instructor *Individual contractor*

Aug 2016 - Present
Chess Scholars

Teach elementary school children on how to play chess.

Assistant Chess Coach

Aug 2015 - Present
Schaumburg High School

Assistant chess coach for Schaumburg High School
*Was on the team for four years
*Led my team to a school-best 3rd place finish at MSL Conference


Associates degree

Aug 2015 - Present
Harper College

High School Diploma

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
Schaumburg High School

Languages Spoken


Limited Proficiency

Mandarin Chinese

Limited Proficiency
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4 Reviews on Hiro H.

Sandeep Feb 1, 2017
Chess · In studio
Great experiance teaching to my son
Naren Jan 1, 2017
Chess · Online
Verified Student
Denise Dec 5, 2016
Chess · In studio
Verified Student
It was a bit hard to schedule a lesson with him because of our work schedule and his school schedule. He did mention it was finals week for him so i understand. We actually lost track of time and spend an extra 30 mins playing! It was fun! And i will schedule another lesson soon!
Nancy Takashima Aug 6, 2016
Chess · In home
Verified Student
Hiro is great! He knows his chess and is an excellent patient teacher. Thank you Hiro.
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