Hiro Higuchi

Hiro H.

Schaumburg, IL

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Hiro delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
October 2013

Official US Chess Expert (2000 rating)
Active US Chess player.
USCF Local Tournament Director
Led my High School chess team to a 3rd place finish at our conference
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 - Oct 2017
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 - Jun 2017
Harper College
High School Diploma
Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
Schaumburg High School


Limited Proficiency
Mandarin Chinese
Limited Proficiency


United States Chess Federation
Mar 2014

The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) US membership organization for chess players and chess supporters of all ages and strengths, from beginners to Grandmasters. Our mission is to empower people through chess one move at a time. Our vision is to enrich the lives of all persons and communities through increasing the play, study, and appreciation of the game of chess.

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13 Reviews

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Bhawna Mar 3, 2018
Chess · In home

Hiro is awsome with kids. He really puts in lot of efforts to explain things.

CherRonne A. Nov 22, 2017
Chess · Online

he is a rellay good chess teacher hook him up at hiro

CherRonne A. Nov 8, 2017
Chess · Online


sharath K. Oct 1, 2017
Chess · Online

Tina Sep 27, 2017
Chess · Online

Owen C. Sep 20, 2017
Chess · Online

Fantastic instructor, very patient with kids and explains very well. Highly recommend.

peter Sep 13, 2017
Chess · Online

Christopher A. Aug 28, 2017
Chess · In home

An understanding teacher and great role model.

Sandeep Aug 27, 2017
Chess · In studio

taught basic chess playing skills to my 6 yr old son. Highly recommend.

Sandeep Feb 1, 2017
Chess · In studio

Great experiance teaching to my son

Naren Jan 1, 2017
Chess · Online

Denise Dec 5, 2016
Chess · In studio

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!

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Nancy Takashima Aug 6, 2016
Chess · In home

Hiro is great! He knows his chess and is an excellent patient teacher. Thank you Hiro.

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