Musician and songwriter, I play guitar and some other instruments. My partner Sheryl Samuel and I have released five albums of original music--look us up under "Haynie & Samuel". Learned chess from my father, played heavily in college and for my school (Stockton State, NJ). Have played a few USCF tournaments, and won my division (a pretty low one) a few times. I started playing on RHP with friends, as a way to stay in touch, but lately I've been in quite a few tournaments. I prefer not to take "timeout" wins, though I will once in a while unless we have an understanding.