Tuesday, 01 January 2013 19:19

Big, Bad Brad

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Brad Harrington is a novice no more. In Game No. 201, his fifth ever, all with the club, Harrington guided Austria to a massive board-top in a tough field. Played Sunday at Matt Sundstrom's home in Glenview, the game ended by draw vote in Spring 1911 in the following center counts:

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 10:05

A 200-game event

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In our first seven-plus years and 199 games of play, our club established a number of ironclad truisms. For example:

  • Never be the last player to stab Paul Pignotti.
  • Kevin O'Kelly is a loose cannon.
  • If Greg Duenow sends you a link, don't click it.
  • Nate Cockerill doesn't roll to board tops, he oozes to them.
  • When playing with Ted McClelland, keep your friends close and your drink covered.
Monday, 17 December 2012 14:52

Rogers Park Diplomacy

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Join author Ted McClelland for a game of Diplomacy at his spacious apartment in Rogers Park. Maybe you'll even play your way into Ted's next memoir!

Rogers Park Diplomacy
When: Feb. 2 at 11 a.m.
Sunday, 09 December 2012 20:13

Dan Burgess, Master of the House

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Master of the house, keeper of the zoo
Ready to relieve 'em of a sou or two
Watering the wine, making up the weight
Pickin' up their knick-knacks when they can't see straight
Everybody loves a landlord
Everybody's bosom friend
I do whatever pleases
Jesus! Won't I bleed 'em in the end!

Wednesday, 05 December 2012 11:55

The bicentennial game

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Help us celebrate 200 games of Windy City Weasels Diplomacy on Dec. 18 at the Red Lion! Yah, we know Tuesday is an odd night for a Dip game, but it's the holidays. How hard are you really working?

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 09:39

Diplomacy on the park

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Hipster John Gramila has moved into new digs in Humboldt Park, and the man wants to show the place off. Break in the New Year with a Dip game at John's house.

Diplomacy on the Park
When: Jan. 12 at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 09:32

'Twas the day before New Year's

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'Twas the day before New Year's,
and all through the North Shore,
the Weasels were scrambling
to play one game more.

Help us close the book on a memorable 2012 with one more Diplomacy game at Matt Sundstrom's home in Glenview.

Thursday, 15 November 2012 15:51

New friends, old board-topper

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Our first bring-a-friend event was a hit last night at the Red Lion. Ten people showed up, and we initiated four new Weasels. The board-topper, however, was a familiar face.

Matt Sundstrom launched his latest campaign to complete the Weasels' Grand Slam with a nine-center board top. Game No. 198 ended by time limit after the Fall 1905 turn in the following center counts:

Sunday, 28 October 2012 16:09

Father knows best (finally...)

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Kyle Weiskircher and his father, Mark, had met in four previous league games. In three of those games, Kyle outperformed Mark, including one where his Turkey gobbled up Mark's Austria. But at yesterday's Fourth Annual Undercard at the Weasel Royale club championship, father finally knew best.

This time, Mark was the Turk to Kyle's Austria, and the elder Weiskircher rolled to a 10-center board top. The Undercard ended by draw vote in Spring 1907 in the following center counts:
Monday, 22 October 2012 20:27

Ho, Ho, Hose 'em

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Ring in the holiday season with a game of Dip at Dan's.

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