Great Friends, Lying Bastards

Welcome to the Windy City Weasels, Chicago's home for the board game Diplomacy.

play the classic game of pure negotiation

Form alliances and unhatch traitorous plots as you negotiate and outwit—in a delicate balance of cooperation and competition—to gain dominance of Europe! In Diplomacy, your success hinges not on the luck of the dice, but your cunning and cleverness.

The Windy City Weasels feature players of all skill levels. If you are in the Chicagoland area, sign up for a game using the link below!

Recent news and game reports

players playing diplomacy over the internet

Diplomacy at a distance

On Saturday, April 4, we’ll make Weasels history by holding the first online league games.  We’ll use a combination of Zoom, Slack, and Backstabbr to get as close to the face-to-face experience as possible. Two games will run simultaneously. We’ll be livestreaming commentary on the games, also a club first.  The broadcast will include guest appearances by some of the hobby’s most prominent figures.  Here is the link for the live broadcast:  The pre-game broadcast will begin at 1:30pm CT, and the games will begin at 2:00pm CT.  Links to the livestream and games on Backstabbr will be posted here. Game #400: ( Country Player Austria Brian MacWilliams England Bennet Kalcevic France Carlos Trevino Germany Wes Ketchum Italy Cori Neslund Russia Brian Shelden Turkey Adam Baker Game #401: ( Country Player Austria Kevin Fu England James Grodzicki France Jay Honnold Germany Eber Condrell Italy Ariel Mendez Russia Matt Sunstrom Turkey Ali Adib

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Social distancing

A collection of Weasels, new and old, braved the pandemic to push some blocks around a board at the Red Lion.

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The Windy City Weasels are one of the most active Diplomacy clubs in North America. We are known for our fierce competition, strong traditions, upstanding character, and the propensity for Turkey to open to Armenia.