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Jameson T.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelors in Economics with Quantitative Emphasis from Boise State University
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Jameson T.

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I have experience teaching beginners and intermediate players for the last 5 years. Incredibly flexible with the schedule and the amount of time is up to you!

About Jameson

I am an active tournament player and director. At the moment, I am a Class A player actively improving. Currently I have experience teaching both beginners and intermediate players. My schedule for the lessons will work around you. The first lesson I will assess your game and see what can be improv

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Grayson
Has a deep understanding of chess and is able to explain things well

Lawrence B.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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Lawrence B.

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I teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.

Advance players are those who play in tournaments and have a USCF (United States Chess Federation) rating between 1000-1799.

For advance players I offer a special package which includes a longer session, PGN (Portable Games Notation) of master level games and access to a chess Share drive.

About Lawrence

I have worked independently as a chess teacher for over 14 years. I play in National tournaments and I have an online chess profile. I have worked with two of the largest chess instruction companies in the U.S., Silver Knights and Chess Wizards. My primary focus is with students who play in t

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Rachel L.
Lawrence is fantastic! Patient with me (a beginner!) and he makes it fun. Thanks!!
Dominique K.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. He expands on any question you might have so you walk away from the lesson with a true understanding of the exercises.
Andre K.
Great Instructor, very knowledgeable, very positive experience as my chess teacher, extremely patient.
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Jerry S.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Chess from Coach FIDE IM Eugene Odnorochenko
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Jerry S.

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I am an experienced chess coach who works with all levels of scholastic and adult players. I hold a USCF CM title, as well as having 15+ years experience coaching absolute beginners up to A Class. I am an attacking player who has a aggressive tactical style where sacrifices and king assaults are my specialty. If you are looking to play quiet chess, then my lessons are not for you! I teach my students to seek and exploit the advantage from move 1. We will increase your knowledge of Strategy, Tactics, Positional Elements, Middlegame, Endgame, and Openings to name just a few. We will also train and hone the crucial skills necessary to improve your playing level such as Critical Thinking, Calculation, and Pattern Recognition. My goal for every student is for you to someday win a chess game against...ME! Looking forward to assisting your mastery of this awesome and amazing game!

About Jerry

I am a USCF CM level chess coach with 15 years assisting students of all playing levels achieve their chess goals. I coach students from absolute beginner to A Class. I have an aggressive attacking style and so I will teach you how to obtain and to exploit the advantage from move 1. Sacrifices and

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Jerry S.

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Starting at $34
  • Chess from Coach FIDE IM Eugene Odnorochenko
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jerry S.

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I am an experienced chess coach who works with all levels of scholastic and adult players. I hold a USCF CM title, as well as having 15+ years experience coaching absolute beginners up to A Class. I am an attacking player who has a aggressive tactical style where sacrifices and king assaults are my specialty. If you are looking to play quiet chess, then my lessons are not for you! I teach my students to seek and exploit the advantage from move 1. We will increase your knowledge of Strategy, Tactics, Positional Elements, Middlegame, Endgame, and Openings to name just a few. We will also train and hone the crucial skills necessary to improve your playing level such as Critical Thinking, Calculation, and Pattern Recognition. My goal for every student is for you to someday win a chess game against...ME! Looking forward to assisting your mastery of this awesome and amazing game!

About Jerry

I am a USCF CM level chess coach with 15 years assisting students of all playing levels achieve their chess goals. I coach students from absolute beginner to A Class. I have an aggressive attacking style and so I will teach you how to obtain and to exploit the advantage from move 1. Sacrifices and

Douglas T.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Music Education from Kean university
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Douglas T.

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Students will learn the fundamentals of this awesome game.
Learn Opening theory
Tactics, Strategy, Basic Endgames
Learn by analyzing grandmaster games

Advance from beginner to club level player by learning the basic fundamental of chess

About Douglas

Hi, my name is Douglas and I've been teaching music for nearly 15 years. I play piano, guitar and drums and love classical music as well as rock, blues, jazz, some country music and some pop music. My passion is to teach and to share my love of music to everyone. I look forward to learning your

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Shea A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Cami A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Kenny
Douglas is on time, has a easy personality and is willing to help us at our own speed. His willingness to come to our home is incredibly helpful

Vincent B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner
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Vincent B.

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Beginning chess students will learn how to properly move the pieces, opening technique, tactics, and basic endgame concepts.

About Vincent

Hello, my name is Vinnie. Founder and owner of Basile's Beats Music Studio. I am a professional trombonist and bassist who studied music at Joliet Junior College and Olivet Nazarene University. During my college years, I wanted a way to spread the wealth of skill and knowledge I was obtaining at

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Chrissy and Luke
Vinny has given lessons to my son for 3 years in the Chicagoland area. He started in 7th grade. My son made the highest level of Wind Ensemble when entering high school as a freshman. I highly recommend Vinny. Vinny works on your child's school music and he also gives a lesson that you need to accomplish. Vinny is a likable person, great with kids, he has this "cool" vibe to him that makes you smile and the kids relate to him very well. I suggest you try him out!
Maria
Vincent was a great instructor, gave my son all the resources he needed at all times, was super flexible with scheduling and very dependable. Highly recommended!!
Raphael
Always on time and ready to teach. Very patient and shares ideas and resources

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Average Cost of Chess Lessons in Porter, TX

The average cost of 60-minute chess lessons in Porter is $87. 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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$94 average
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"My 7 year old started playing chess last year, and Danial has been instrumental in improving my son's game dramatically. Danial is patient, a good listener, and an excellent teacher. Being so young himself, he is able to relate with my son, and teach him effectively, making him think, analyze, and even grasp difficult concepts easily. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher."
Sabina Merchant
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Matt’s coaching has helped me improve my mid and end game play tremendously. I had the tendency to make moves that would sabotage my strong board positions and lead to slow, but sure defeats. Much of Matt’s coaching has helped me see how to leverage my pawns and structure my board for better end-game closings."
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Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Danial was fantastic, super enjoyable and helpful! Would definitely recommend!"
William
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Artem- was very patient, kind, and knowledgeable. My kid loved it. Thank you!"
Jesse
Took Chess lessons from Artem L.
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Arwa
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Danial's unparalleled ability to not only teach general principles but tailor each lesson to shift intuition/strategic thinking on an individual level really sets him on a level above the rest. Definitely the most helpful and patient teacher out there."
Colin
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"My son (age 11) loved Mr. Siddharth ! Great experience 💙💙"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Dipankar is very professional and kids like attending his classes."
Smitha
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"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."
Matt
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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