The face of determination at the 2009 Oregon State Chess Championships.

Chess is a sneaky game, says Phillip Margolin, the first president of Chess for Success (CFS), a nonprofit that introduces underprivileged children to the game. Any child can participate in the six-month-long program for free; CFS pays the $75 it costs to support one student for the duration of the program. Find out more about the organization with out web exclusive slideshow.