ON CHARLES ROBERTSON [THE ALAMANCE MAKERS GUILD]


ON CHARLES ROBERTSON
ON THE ALAMANCE MAKERS GUILD
Special guest speaker for September is Burlington native, Charles Roberson. Charles is the founder of the Burlington Chess Club and can often be found teaching and playing at the Company Shops Market. Charles is a programmer by trade and has developed software for giants of the computer industry including Intel, but his hobby has been developing programs for Chess (and for other games like Football). By figuring out how to teach a computer to play chess Charles has figured out new and better ways to teach human beings to play chess!
Charles' efforts have paid off for some of his students who have been awarded full-ride college scholarships for playing Chess. One of Charles' Chess programs was recognized as the number 7 best Chess Program in the world!