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Help Chess Yoga Create chess programs in Ethiopia!

Decide the fate of the world, help Chess Yoga support underprivileged school children by introducing them to the benefits of chess. Uphold the vision of cognitive clarity, world community, and spiritual peace. Chess Yoga is accepting donations via:

                Chess Yoga
                1500 Park Ave. #215
                Emeryville, CA 94608


For more information:
Click on Rico Adkins under the "Contact Us" drop-down link (chessyoga@sbcglobal.net) at the top of the page,
or call (510) 367-2964
       

                      INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
P.O. BOX 2508
CINCINNATI, OH    45201


Date:       JAN 31 2007


CHESS YOGA
C/O RICO ADKINS
1500 PARK AVE STE 215
EMERYVILLE, CA    94608







Chess Yoga would like to thank the EdFund
for sponsoring chess clubs in the West Contra Costa School District.




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                                Employer Identification Number:
                                   42-1677746
                                DLN:
                                   607025134
                                Contact Person:
                                   MARY ASHLINE                 ID# 95183
                                Contact Telephone Number:
                                   (877) 829-5500
                                Accounting Period Ending:
                                   June 30
                                Public Charity Status:
                                   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
                                Form 990 Required:
                                   Yes
                                Effective Date of Exemption:
                                   September 3, 2004
                                Contribution Deductibility:
                                   Yes
                                Advance Ruling Ending Date:
                                   June 30, 2009


                     
                      Dear Applicant:

We are pleased to inform you that upon review of your application for tax
exempt status we have determined that you are exempt from Federal income tax
under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions to you are
deductible under section 170 of the Code.  You are also qualified to receive
tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106
or 2522 of the Code.   Because this letter could help resolve any questions
regarding your exempt status, you should keep it in your permanent records.

Organizations exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Code are further classified
as either public charities or private foundations.   During yoru advance ruling
period, you will be treated as a public charity.   Your advance ruling period begins
with the effective date of your exemption and ends with advance ruling
ending date shown in the heading of the letter.

Shortly before the end of your advance ruling perioid, we will send you Form
8734, Support Schedule for Advance Ruling Period.   You will have 90 days after
the end of your advance ruling period to return the completed form.   We will
then notify you, in writing, about your public charity status.

Please see enclosed information for Exempt Organizations Under Section
501(c)(3) for some helpful information about your responsibilities as an exempt
organization.

If you distribute funds to individuals, you should keep case histories showing
the recipient's name and address; the purpose of the award; the manner of
selection; and the relationship of the recipient to any of your officers,
directors, trustees, members, or major contributors.

                                                                                                Letter 1045 (DO/CG)



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CHESS YOGA

                                                               

Enclosures: Information for Organizations Exempt Under Section 501(c)(3)
                  Statute Extension





                                                                                                                Letter 1045 (DO/CG)