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May 13, 2003
The ChessBrain project, Newbury Park, California, May 13, 2003 – The ChessBrain project announced today that chess organizer Peter Wilson has joined the project.
Mr. Wilson served as Chairman of the World Chess Federation's (FIDE) Computer Chess Committee from 1998 to 2002, and has been a member since 1994.
He was FIDE's official representative on the Expert Committee overseeing Kasparov's match against Deep Junior in New York this year. He has served in FIDE's Organizers' Committee since 1996 and was President of The Commonwealth Chess Association from 1998 to 2002. He is an International Arbiter and, having represented the British Isle of Guernsey in 6 Olympiads, an active player as well.
"Peter Wilson brings a wealth of experience. We're delighted that the project continues to attract high caliber international players and organizers", said project founder, Carlos Justiniano.
Peter will help to organize the project's world record attempt and to promote the project world wide through media outlets.
"I'm delighted to join the ChessBrain team and I'm honored to be involved in the World Record attempt which I find both absorbing and exciting.", commented Peter from his base in Guernsey.
ChessBrain has become the first distributed computer to play online chess. The ChessBrain project is a non-profit Internet experiment founded in January 2002. The project is supported by hundreds of individuals who contribute their time and resources.
About Peter Wilson
Peter Wilson has been continually working in computing and chess for over 30 years. His experience as a player, organizer, and journalist will be a valuable asset to the project.
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