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We did pretty well at the state chess tournament - the team finished
with 2.0 points out of a possible 5.0, putting us solidly in the middle of the
pack. Jacob played in three of the five matches and finished with 2 points, so
we are very proud of him. His two wins came at critical points - he was the
last player on his team still playing in the match and needed a win to ensure
either a win or tie for his team.

The tournament was held at the Portland World Trade Center, and we spent most
of our time between matches in the covered atrium.