Coaches and Instruction

Carl Haessler – Life Master

USCF Life Master since 1989 and 5-time Oregon Champion. Onsite coaching in Portland Metro Area. Private and group lessons available. Email: SSMith6154@aol.com

Chess4GirlsPDX

Student-run All-Girls Chess Club aiming to empower and encourage more girls in a predominantly-male sport.

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/chess4girls/home?authuser=0

Chess4Kids

Student-run non-profit that provides free online lessons and tournaments.

Website: http://www.chess4kids.net/

Chess Odyssey

Located in Beaverton/Hillsboro area West of Portland. Camps, onsite and online instruction, individual and group lessons, and tournaments.
Website: http://www.chessodyssey.com

Chuck Schulien – FIDE Master

FIDE Master and full time chess coach. Works with students of all ages, individually or in groups. Available for lessons, exhibitions, or consultation. Email: cschesss@hotmail.com

Jerry Sherrard – Candidate Master

Candidate Master Jerry Sherrard has coached in the Portland Metro Area since 2012. All skill levels are welcome. Flexible scheduling, affordable rates. Email: sherrardjd@gmail.com

Rose City Chess

Group lessons, after-school clubs, summer camps, and USCF rated tournaments. Coaches include Chad Lykins (USCF Tournament Director, OSCF President), Matt Zavortink ( USCF NM and 3X Oregon State Champion), Owen McCoy (USCF NM and Oregon State Champion), and GM Axel Bachmann. Online and in-person. All skill levels welcome.

Website: https://www.rosecitychess.com/

Roshen’s Chess Academy

USCF Expert and high-school student Roshen Nair offers classes and tournaments with a substantial amount of fees being used to support local non-profits.

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/roshens-chess-academy/home

Southside Chess

After-school clubs, weekend lessons, summer camps, and regular tournaments in Eugene and surrounding areas. Online and in-person.
Email: j-adoube@efn.org