NAME PHONE NUMBER E-Mail INFORMATION
Alex Gustafsson Info on Alex Blog
Steve Hoisington 801-399-1999 stevehoisington789@hotmail.com Email or call for more information.
Brad Knutson 801-735-6442 BorisSpasstic@gmail.com I love to teach chess! I offer lessons for all ages and skill levels throughout Utah County. I started playing competitively in 2005. I received private instruction from the late GM Igor Ivanov. I placed 1st in the Utah Amateur Championship in 2007 and 2nd in the National Class Championships, Class D in 2007. Please feel free to call or email me with any questions. Thanks!
Jamie Olsen-Mills 801-696-5772 ohhjamjam@gmail.com Five time State Women's Chess Champion and nationally ranked female player. Email or call for details!
Stuart Graham 801-898-4991 whereisyourmind@aol.com Private and group lessons for adults and children. Available in Salt Lake County.
Jonathan Whitcomb 801-590-9692 Private and group lessons are $25 per hour. Author of the book "Beat that Kid in Chess." Active member of the chess club at the Harman Senior Citizen Center in West Valley.
Mike Kruse St. George Area 435-703-8001 dixieredrooks@gmail.com Scholastic (and some adult) chess lessons.
* In 1998 Battled Kasparov for 32 moves
* 2011 South Carolina State Champion (Reserve Section)
* 11th place at 2012 National Open (U 1400 section)
* Co-taught with GM Ziatdinov in Phoenix
* Taught thousands of students and dozens of state scholastic champions for 14 years in Georgia, Utah, AZ, South Carolina.
* Trained by National Champion/IM Michael Brooks
GM Rashad Babaev rashad.babaev@yahoo.com Rashad was born in Baku,Azerbaijan and currently lives in New York. He became a Grand Master in 2007 and is the winner of many International tournaments.As young player he had esteemed coaches, including Isaak Prevorotsky, the teacher of World Champion Garry Kasparov.
Rashad is an expert in chess strategy and tactics and prides himself in agressive and active play.Rashad does not believe that chess should be about opening memorization, as he himself became a Grand Master without having memorized opening lines.

This list of instructors is provided as a service to the chess community.   The Utah Chess Association does not recommend any specific instructor and has not done a background check or otherwise confirmed the information about the instructors.