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Shonda W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Shonda W.

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Critical thinking- strategy and confidence are key to being great in the game of chess- as well as in life. My unique training techniques build life skills that will be used on and off the chess board.

About Shonda

Summary ● Highly qualified educator and activist with experience teaching K-12; public and charter, including five years teaching with National Heritage Academies schools and three years at Reelworks Teen film-making. ● Extensive grant-writing and fundraising experience with strong management ab

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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
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I have experience teaching young students, including children and can create fun and inventive ways of teach beginners the basics of chess.

I've been playing chess since I was about 10 years old and I've taught several other people the basics of playing chess, including small children.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Jan K.
My first lesson was great. Melissa started off very basic for me, as I requested, and answered all my questions and emails.
Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.
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Cindle V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cindle V.

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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. 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 learners a

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Linc
Great instructor, clear and thorough, highly recommend!
Amy ..
Cindl is a good instructor. I look forward to my next lesson.
Jeff
My daughter is really enjoying learning the game of chess. I wish we would have found Cindle online 3 years ago.

It's been a great experience especially while being hunkered down during COVID.

Meet Online Chess Teachers Serving Houston, TX

Jovan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian,
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
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Jovan M.

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Online Chess Teacher

lessons I do are fun for children. Chess is very interesting game and it is important how it is being presented.
Beginners will learn chess principals and get right foundation for future studies of the game.
Students will improve in all aspects of the game.
Competitive chess players will learn more about importance of endgames chess tactics and openings that will help them win more games.

About Jovan

I am FIDE and national chess master with FIDE rating 2310. I have been teaching chess in New York City schools and individually for past 20 years . Chess game should be fun for kids if is presented the right way. I will bring to students my expertise and understanding for the game; Many of m

Shonda W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shonda W.

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Online Chess Teacher

Critical thinking- strategy and confidence are key to being great in the game of chess- as well as in life. My unique training techniques build life skills that will be used on and off the chess board.

About Shonda

Summary ● Highly qualified educator and activist with experience teaching K-12; public and charter, including five years teaching with National Heritage Academies schools and three years at Reelworks Teen film-making. ● Extensive grant-writing and fundraising experience with strong management ab

Eli K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eli K.

3 Reviews
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As soon as you get to understand chess well, you'll begin to see it's beauty and depth. Each game is an adventure. I love chess, and that is my perspective of the old and romantic game of kings and queens. I also enjoy teaching it that way, as it makes the game fun to learn and play.

About Eli

Chess can be confusing and difficult sometimes, but really all you need is someone who loves chess to help you love it, and see it for its beauty. We'll play a few games together, so I see where what level you're at, then take you from there. From a beginners level, up to advanced, showing you the

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Dimitri
Eli was great! Related well with my 10 year old son and taught him a few things in just the hour lesson. We will book more lessons with Eli for sure.
Colton Y.
Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners.
Nieves
Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game.

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Houston, TX

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Houston is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $130 per hour.
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$45 average
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$47 average
60 min
$63 average

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"Jonathan (7 year old) loves learning chess from Joshua....Joshua makes each session as a fun, which is a most important factor, for young students / pupils. Joshua’s calm and collective demeanor as a teacher will bring best of interest / focus from each of his students....
Highly recommend him as an instructor, especially for younger pupils..."
HYUN
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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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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"Excellent chess instructor. Very patient and experienced teaching my children 6 and 7 years of age. Always on time."
Elisa
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"Polite and very good teacher. Was very patient and had great knowledge of the game."
Nieves
Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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"My son is so excited about chess and increasing his skillset from lessons with Dipankar!"
Kelsey
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Sam is very engaging and lively. My son is naturally quiet but Sam asked questions to draw him out. We're looking forward to more lessons."
Jäger
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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"Our daughter just started her first chess lesson with Kyle. He was friendly, patient and encouraging. Looking forward to learning more about the game this summer!"
Angie
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"My son USCF rating 1400+ took a trial lesson with Danial. Danial is methodical and systematic in his coaching. He was quick to identify what my son needs to improve in order to get to the next level. The most important thing is that my son enjoyed his one-hour lesson and literally felt that the lesson time flew by as it felt like only 2 minutes long to him. My son gives Danial thumbs up and 5 stars."
Aidan
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Eli is super knowledgeable with Chess, knows great ways to teach my child in an encouraging and challenging manners."
Colton
Took Chess lessons from Eli K.
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"Atousa is an amazing instructor! You can tell right away she is a very strong player, and a very thoughtful, experienced teacher. Can’t recommend her enough for players of any skill level."
Kyle
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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