Quality Chess instruction throughout
Sonoma & Napa County Schools
(707) 527-6427

Private Instruction

Some of our instructors offer private chess lessons.
Feel free to contact them for more information:

David E. Hill
Levels taught: All levels: Beginner, intermediate & advanced.
Location: Central Santa Rosa CA (5 blocks east of Santa Rosa Junior College)
Specialties: Flexible approach; basics, openings, middle-game, endgame, tactics, strategy, and notation.
Rate: $45 per hour
Typical sessions are one hour and meet once a week. Other arrangements upon request.

Phone: 707-528-8864

Peter van Gorder
Levels taught: Beginner & Intermediate – any age
Location: Sebastopol CA
Specialties: Basics, Tactics, middle-game, endgame, strategy, some openings.
I can also show you a number of ways to play chess with your child that makes it fun and productive for both of you.

Rate: $45 per hour

Phone: 707-486-2048

Ben Pecover
Levels taught: Beginner to Intermediate – any age
Locations: Will travel to their home within 3-mile radius of downtown Santa Rosa, Ben’s home or the Santa Rosa JC library.
Specialties: Helping anyone from absolute beginners to intermediate players, basics, openings, middle-game, endgame, tactics, strategy, notation. Happy to tailor lessons to each individual.
Rate: $45 per hour

Phone: (707) 331 0086

Scott Byorum
Available weekdays after 6pm and anytime most Saturdays
Rate: $45 per hour
Phone: 707-657-9628