Maine Online High School Chess League Week 3 Report

01.31.21 Cape Elizabeth continues to dominate and has a chance to clinch the regulation play title in the Maine Online High School Chess League. Here's a league update as we head into Week 4.

Week 3 Results from the Maine Online High School Chess League

Thanks to Michael Dudley for contributing to this report.

Standings After Round 3

Week 3 action saw Cape Elizabeth defeating the Bonny Eagle Scots, 8.5-1.5, with strong performances from Isaac Dinnerstein (2.0/2), Tyler Rodenberger (1.5/2), captain Marco Hansel (2.0/2), and Zoe Dinnerstein (2.0/2). Clara Parker and Max Matthews of Bonny Eagle split their match, and Kevin Lin notched a draw for the Scots to round out the crosstable.

John Bapst and Hampden Academy brought their match to the slimmest of winning margins, with the Crusaders eking out a slim victory, 5.5-4.5. Buoyed by two forfeit points, the Broncos saw a two-point sweep from Calvin White. The Crusaders countered with strong performances from John Hoang (2.0/2), Dakota Colson (2.0/2), and Peter Clark (1.5/2). Felix Moran ground out the draw with Clark to conclude Hampden's scoring.

Finally, Deer Isle-Stonington rallied back to form with an 8.5-1.5 victory over the Morse High School Shipbuilders. Jonah Brages (2.0/2), Mason Woodman (1.5/2), and Henry Penfold (1.0/2) combined with four forfeit points to lead Deer Isle-Stonington to victory. Zoe Brush (1.0/2) and Edward Crews (0.5/2) put points on the board for the Shipbuilders.

Week 4 is due to feature pivotal matches in the competition for one of four playoff spots and the chance to continue on to the league championships. There are also still chances for our competitors to boost their teams to the fourth spot. Stay posted for more news about the Maine Online High School Chess League!

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