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Sahil S.

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Starting at $38
  • Awarded 7-time MD State Sch. Champion, 2-time National Champion, IM Title Holder from International Chess Federation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Sahil S.

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Welcome! My name is Sahil S. I am an International Master (IM) of Chess. I have had 2-3 years of tutoring experience and it has brought me joy to help my students achieve victories. I dynamically tailor my instruction to satisfy the needs of every student of mine and work with people of all ages and skill levels. I have experience as a professional scholastic coach with the C & O Chess Center, Lakeforst Mall Club, schools, as well as community-wide clubs in Maryland. As a UMD Team Captain and Chess Coach, I strive to teach my students the vital life lessons from this royal game, including strategic planning, calculation training, prophylactic thinking, and decision making. These aspects are the key factors in my lessons.

As an international chess master, I hold the following qualifications:
Major achievements:
2019 - Holder of the International Master (IM) Title
2019 - North American Junior U20 Co-Champion, Charlotte NC
2018 - Grade 12 National Champion, Orlando FL
2018 - MD Rep. at ...

About Sahil

Hello, this is IM Sahil Sinha and I have been playing Chess for around 11 years now. At age 14, I received the title of National Master, and at age 19, I achieved the FIDE title of International Master from the World Chess Federation. I am a 2-time National Champion and currently stand in the top 20

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Dennis U.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks some japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • psychology / bio sciences from ucla
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Dennis U.

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I have been playing chess for well over 30 years. I have taught one on one
children and adults for about 10 years. I have great patience when I teach
students never believing that any concept is too difficult to understand or
master. I have a love for the game that I want to instill in others
I have hundreds of chess books and have gotten to know lots of chessplayers
throughout the years. I do my best to have my students gain and UNDERSTANDING of the game rather than just rote memorization.

About Dennis

I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years. I feel I have great patience, especially with young children as their attention span is usually not that long. I have taught children as yo

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My son looks forward to his weekly chess lesson with Dennis
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very good
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Daniel L.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Health, and Society from Cornell University
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Daniel L.

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My students and I have at least one meeting per week with the goal of preparing them for rated competitions. During this meeting, I will go over tactical themes with the student, challenge him/her with puzzles, go over and discuss Grandmaster games and opening variations, or play training games.

I will also chat with the student and find out what she been doing, what she has been working on, and ask her what problems she has encountered during her training.

About Daniel

Hi, I'm a chess tutor and competitor! I teach students of all ages and skill levels and have volunteered for the non-profit organizations Chess Challenge in DC and Chess Girls DC. I focus on one-on-one lessons with instruction geared towards preparing my students for competitive play. My rate is $50

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Daniel
I'm an advanced player, and Daniel is patient and clear in helping me to improve - he's extremely knowledgeable and provides resources and homework so I can prepare for the next lesson
Susie
I am new to chess will likely be a happy newbie for ever. I appreciate Daniel’s patience and willingness to explain details, sometimes multiple times, and answer basic questions about terminology, how to navigate chess sites, etc.
He is flexible with his lesson plans and adjusts them to meet the needs of his student.
Maria
My 14 year old son had several lessons with Daniel and enjoyed them very much. Daniel is clearly passionate both about chess and teaching. His lessons are always planned in advance and you can request specific topic to be covered. He is very patient, and allows student time to think through moves and strategies. After the lesson, he gives you a 'homework' puzzle to solve, which was reviewed in the following lesson. Definitely recommend!
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Bassam S.

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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bassam S.

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I have been playing and studying chess for 40 years and am a National Master from the San Diego Chess Club with a rating of 2287.

I have taught several students from beginners who have never played before up to more advanced players who wanted to practice openings, middle games and end games. I can teach you various strategies to strengthen your game. Whether it is basic gameplay or more aggressive tactics.

I love the game of chess because it is my escape where I have complete control of the outcome of each game. I would love to share my passion for the game with you so you can also see its beauty. I am a patient instructor and will meet you at your skill level to improve your game.

About Bassam

I am a National Master with a rating of 2287 from San Diego Chess Club. I have been playing and studying chess for more than 40 years. I can teach beginners basic techniques. For the advanced students I have great experience at openings, middle game and end game. I help all my students improve in a

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Jessica U.

56 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Bachelor's Degree - English - Creative Writing from California State University Long Beach
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jessica U.

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Chess is a great hobby for children and adults alike! Learning chess helps develop and improve critical thinking skills, patience, problem solving skills, and memory, as well as being an incredibly fun game to play. I've been playing chess since I was a child, though recently, as an adult, my love for the game truly ignited. I understand how complex of a game chess is, and I will help you gain a strong grasp over the main concepts involved in the game at whatever pace you prefer. I've been teaching chess for over two years now (through private lessons and at the Los Angeles Chess Club) and my lessons are as fun and engaging as they are educational. We will analyze historical chess games, as well as games that you've played, where we'll learn about common openings, tactical motifs, mating patterns, theoretical endgames, and so much more in our lessons. Whether this is your first time seeing a chess board in your whole life or if you've been a casual player for years, I can help you ...

About Jessica

Hello, I'm Jessica! I can't wait to help you learn more about chess! I've been teaching at the Los Angeles Chess Club and through private lessons for almost two years now and I love watching my students improve. I've been playing chess for many years now and I spend multiple hours a day improving my

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Danial A.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $125
  • Awarded 5 Time National Chess Champion from United States Chess Federation
  • Business Administration from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2015
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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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Thank you your the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I've tried many different chess instructors and Danial really stood out. Great at pinpointing my weaknesses, and identifying when to use which principle. Best chess coach on the website

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"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."
Marie
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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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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"My 9 year old daughter really enjoyed her time with Joshua, he is a very good and patient instructor. She is a beginner at Chess and really seems to enjoy it. It is awesome to see her gears turning while trying to think ahead for her next move."
Ivan
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Siddharth was very patient and helped my two kids 8 & 10 a great deal with their chess. Very professional and a great teacher!"
Jennifer S.
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Joshua was a patient and informative chess teacher! He made it fun and interesting. As a beginner, I'd recommend him."
Lisa
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"It was the first lesson. But I think it is going to be great."
Michael
Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"Kyle is patient with my questions and then explains options in a way that is clear and so helpful!"
Mauricio
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Coach Siddharth was my daughter’s chess coach this past spring. He coached the beginner students and was extremely patient and kind while the students got up to speed with the rest of the group. He is very knowledgeable and his passion for the game can be seen through demonstration of various strategies he teaches. This was my daughter’s first experience with chess club. She learned so much and had her first check mate!"
Mariam C.
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Siddharth is very pleasant, patient, and knowledgeable. Glad I got the lessons."
Gary Lilienfield
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Has a deep understanding of chess and is able to explain things well"
Grayson
Took Chess lessons from Jameson T.
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