From $17/hr to 6-Figure Side Hustle

Updated: November 19th, 2023

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  • Jeff started Elite Chess in 2012 to teach chess to young minds.
  • Running his own camps allowed him to earn five times as much as when he was teaching children how to play chess while working in summer camp chess programs for $17 an hour.
  • He then transitioned to an online recurring membership model, in part due to the pandemic to keep his business afloat.
  • Right now he provides both virtual and in-person classes and organizes special summer and chess tournaments. His mission is to teach young minds this beautiful game of chess and help them develop chess skills & life skills from a young age.


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