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Jacob Cook, left, is formidable in the Feb. 14 chess tournament in Corning, earning one win and two draws. Photo submitted

The little chess team that could

Though only two players from Indian Valley were able to make the Valentine’s Day tournament Feb. 14 in Corning, the two represented well.

Jacob Cook took one win and two draws. Connor McMillan scored 2 points with two wins and one loss.

The winning percentage for the team was 67 percent — up from the previous showing of 55 percent at last month’s tournament.

Coach Scott Abrams hopes to have a full team for the championship tournament Wednesday, March 14, in Chico.

Connor MacMillan, left, thinks about his next move and keeps competitive in the recent chess tournament in Corning. Photo submitted

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