Grand Opening Swiss Report

Grand Opening Swiss Report

IM Spinaltap
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Jan 15, 2016

The first ever MLC&G chess tournament was met with overwhelmingly positive responses. We had 17 players in all. Although it was a very top heavy field, we had some good competition along all the ranks. Ken Murray had a nice attacking win over...

Main Line Chess and Games

Main Line Chess and Games

IM Spinaltap
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Dec 23, 2015

As a guy with an unhealthy obsession of gaming, most notably chess. I've always wanted to open my own retail gaming store. Since this is chess.com, we might as well talk about only one of the awesome games Main Line Chess and Games has to offer. Y...

How to beat Computer4-Impossible, Part 2

How to beat Computer4-Impossible, Part 2

IM Spinaltap
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Jun 23, 2014

In my second article on how to beat Computer4-Impossible, we are going to get down and dirty. A little mud bath never hurt anyone. After all, some people will pay good money for such things. Although the first article gave some good general princi...

How to beat Computer4-Impossible

How to beat Computer4-Impossible

IM Spinaltap
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Jun 6, 2014

Many of you who play on the live chess server will be familiar with the metal monstrosity known as Computer4-Impossible. You may have witnessed the destruction first hand, or have watched titled players like myself falter game after game to our nu...

Shogi and the Battle of Athenaeum

Shogi and the Battle of Athenaeum

IM Spinaltap
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Dec 14, 2012

      152 years ago in June 1860, a Japanese delegation group visited Philadelphia after completing the ratification in Washington D.C. Eight delegates from the group were invited to the legendary Philadelphia Chess Club and showed Japanese Shogi....

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