BeSomeone.org teams with ChessPark.com

Chess Community for At-Risk Children
Last Update: 8:46 AM ET Apr 3, 2007

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 3, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Be Someone, Inc. and Chesspark.com are excited to announce a partnership to develop an online chess community customized for at-risk children.
Orrin Hudson will amplify his award winning "Be Someone" program with Chesspark.com's technology to provide his students with a safe and positive environment for games, lessons, team play and tournaments. Orrin Hudson is a nationally recognized inspirational speaker and instructor, and has earned numerous awards for recognition of his devotion to helping at-risk children in Atlanta, Georgia:

"This partnership is a once in a lifetime opportunity to change the world in a positive way, one move at a time. It's not about 'me', it's about 'we' and it takes teamwork to make the dream work!"

"Orrin is an amazing person. We look forward to providing the tools and resources needed to bring his message and influence to at-risk youth," according to Chesspark.com. "Launched in late 2006, Chesspark.com is backed by angel investors
Jon Callaghan & Burnt Norton, Inc. and we are looking for more individuals and corporations to join us in our efforts to take this idea to a new level." Be Someone, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Orrin Hudson. His methods were inspired by the game of chess: success in chess and success in life require the same fundamentals, including concentration, self-esteem, problem solving skills, and discipline. http://besomeone.org Chesspark.com, a new online chess community, was created by chess lovers to bring chess to a wide audience of casual, club, and professional players. The modern interface makes use of the latest technologies for the Web as well as Instant Messaging in order to make online chess accessible to chess players of all levels.

http://chesspark.com

Contact:
Patrick Mahoney
pfm@chesspark.com
(561) 459-4598

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Posted by The Chess Drum: 12 April 2007