Orono Wins PVC Regular Season; Tournament This Saturday

01.28.08 In the last match of the regular season, Bangor High School beat Hampden Academy 12.5 - 1.5 and Orono High School beat John Bapst 11 - 5. Orono finishes the regular season undefeated with 14 points followed by Bangor with 9 and John Bapst with 5. Hampden Academy finishes the season scoreless. The PVC end-of-the-season tournament is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. this Saturday, February 2nd at John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor.

Artwork by Hampden Academy student Arielle Cousens hangs in the Hampden Academy Library, the site of the PVC regular season wrap-up match.

Thanks to Ben Johnson for contributing to this report.

You'll find Team Standings on sheet 1, Match Results on sheet 2 and Individual Standings on sheet 3 on the results page in Microsoft Excel. If you don't have Excel you can download a free version of Excel Viewer here.

Game of the Week
Andrew Audibert (Bangor) - Tao Mason (Hampden) 1-0
PVC Match January 28, 2008
Hampden Academy
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Top boards for Hampden Academy and Bangor High School (clockwise from left): Tao Mason, Jacob Cravens (Hampden), Henry Chai and Andrew Audibert (Bangor)

Top boards for John Bapst and Orono High School (clockwise from left): Aaron Spencer, Fritz Eyerer (John Bapst), Gabe Borland and Germaine Kickert (Orono)

The final position in the first round game Borland - Eyerer

Hampden Academy coach Ben Johnson multitasking

Round two underway

Bapst vs. Orono (clockwise from left): Zach Smith, Margaret Bryan (John Bapst), Max Winter and Nicolai Renedo (Orono)

Rogan Winch (foreground left) takes on Scott Dennis while Kaillyn Haase tries to contain Keji Xu.

An improving player's bread and butter: scoresheets and tactics practice

The 2007 - 2008 Penobscot Valley Conference High School Chess League Schedule

Each player will play two games, one with each color. Board one for the home team will play the white pieces with colors alternating through board numbers. Time control is Game in 45 and all games will begin at 3:00 p.m.

Monday, October 29th @ Hampden Academy
Monday, November 5th @ John Bapst Memorial High School
Monday, November 19th @ Orono High School
Monday, November 26th @ Bangor High School
Monday, December 3rd @ Hampden Academy
Monday, December 17th @ John Bapst Memorial High School
Monday, January 7th @ Orono High School
Monday, January 14th @ Bangor High School
Monday, January 28th @ Hampden Academy
Saturday, February 2nd PVC Tournament @ John Bapst Memorial High School 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, February, 9th Snow Date for PVC Tournament @ John Bapst Memorial High School 9:00 a.m.

Bangor High School

Hampden Academy

John Bapst Memorial High School

Orono High School

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