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Wednesday, 24 July 2013 20:15

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of July 22

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We're back with another edition of the Weekly Weasel after a two-week scheduled hiatus. Read on for the latest news.

Games On
The Weasels played some games while I was away. On July 13, seven players gathered at Peter Lokken's home in Old Town for Game No. 216. It ended in Spring 1908 in a somewhat unusual five-way draw. Check out the game summary and endgame statement from the board-topper.

Monday, 08 July 2013 20:37

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of July 8

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Here's another brief edition of the Weekly Weasel, and it will have to tide you over till the week of the 22nd. I'm taking next week off, as I'll be in the middle of a 10-day trip to beautiful Reno, Nevada.

Need Two for Saturday
We're at five for Saturday's game at Peter Lokken's home in Old Town. Can we find two more to make a game? If so, it will start at 11 a.m. and end when it ends.

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 19:01

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of July 1

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Here's an abbreviated holiday edition of the Weekly Weasel.

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Belgium
In honor of Independence Day and freedom in general, we've opened two Dip games.
Thursday, 27 June 2013 20:46

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of June 24

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Here's the latest news from the Weasels.

It's Martin in a Photo Finish
We've had close finishes before. Back in 2008, Mike French edged Matt Sundstrom by 2 points--the difference that year between a six-way draw and a five-way--to win his second straight CODCon title. In 2011, the CODCon and Weasel Moot titles were decided by fewer than 9 points combined. But the finish at this year's Weasel Moot tops them all.

Two-time champion Chris Martin of the Potomac Tea & Knife Society recorded the only solo on the first day of play and carried a hefty lead into Sunday's third and final round. But young Jarred Potter, a rising college freshman from Greenfield, Indiana, playing in his first tournament, soloed on Martin's board to throw the outcome in doubt.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 22:42

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of June 17

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Here's the latest news from the Weasels.

It's Time to Moot
The countdown is just about over. Our seventh annual Weasel Moot tournament tips off Saturday morning at 9:45 a.m. Registration for the first round is from 9 to 9:30.

This year's event will be held at the Holiday Inn in Willowbrook, 7800 S. Kingery Highway. Round 2 will be Saturday evening, starting at 6 p.m., with registration from 5:15 to 5:45. The tournament will wrap up with the third and final round on Sunday, beginning at 9:45 a.m. and ending sometime between 3 and 5 p.m. A short awards ceremony will follow. Registration for the third round will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

 

Monday, 10 June 2013 20:21

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of June 10

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Here's the latest news from the Weasels.

Words to Live By
Not only did my 12-year-old son, Kevin, top yesterday's Game No. 215, his second top of the season, but he also vaulted into third place in the league, grabbed possession of a second best country award, and coined House O'Kelley's words. For those of you who are missing out, that last one is a reference to A Game of Thrones. Check out the recap.

Monday, 03 June 2013 22:17

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of June 3

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Here's the latest news from the Weasels.

Brownstones and Glass Houses
Eric Brown had the weekend pass, but it was Don Glass who kicked ass in Game No. 214, which was played last Saturday at Dan Burgess' home in Downers Grove. Check out the game summary.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 20:49

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of May 27

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Here's the latest news from the Weasels.

Take Two
Since we fell one short of fielding a game on Memorial Day at Matt Sundstrom's home and because original Weasel Eric Brown has a rare weekend pass, we're going to try again this Saturday at Dan Burgess' home in Downers Grove, starting at 11 a.m. Want to play?
Monday, 20 May 2013 22:26

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of May 20

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Here's the latest news from the Weasels.

What a Difference a Week Makes
Two Wednesdays ago, Ted "Cake" Phillips squandered a board-leading Russian position by writing a club record seven misorders and also earned himself his less-than-flattering nickname for bringing a Strawberry Shortcake notebook to the game. It was a tough night. Fortunately for Ted, with the Weasels, one doesn't have to wait long for a shot at redemption. That shot came a week later at the Red Lion, and this time, Cake had his cake and ate it, too. Check out the game report.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 21:39

The Weekly Weasel -- Week of May 13

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Here's the latest news from the Weasels.

All in a Wednesday Night's Work
Three builds for Italy in 1901. None for England until 1905. A new nickname. A club record for tactical ineptitude. And the visiting luminary topped the board. It was just another Wednesday night for the Weasels. Check out last week's game report.

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