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.
Monday, 22 October 2012 20:24

Dip and Drinks in Downers Grove

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Hey, West Suburbanites! It's been a while. Join us for an evening of Dip & Drinks in Downers Grove.

Monday, 22 October 2012 20:16

Friday Night Dip

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"Clear eyes, full hearts, can't be stabbed!"

Pete McNamara has his Evanston home to himself on Friday, Nov. 2. Join him for a game of Diplomacy starting at 6:30 p.m. (We learned our lesson from last year's Friday night marathon. This one will have a hard ending of 1 or 2 a.m., to be agreed upon by the players before the start of play.)

Monday, 15 October 2012 23:06

Do a friend a favor...at the Red Lion

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Hey, it's time to do a friend a solid. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, we're hosting a bring-a-friend event at the Red Lion in Lincoln Square. Our plan is to field two boards: one for the regulars, and a second for new and inexperienced newcomers. Please recruit a friend before you sign up. See you there!

 

Sunday, 14 October 2012 22:57

Pac-Man gobbles dots, club lead

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Wocka, wocka, wocka. The Pac-Man, Pete McNamara, was back at it in Game No. 196, played yesterday at my place in Little Italy. McNamara's Russia made short work of Inky, Blinky and Pinky in the East en route to a 14-center board top. The game ended by draw vote in Spring 1910 in the following center counts:

 

Sunday, 23 September 2012 19:56

A Rage in Skokie

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Hey, North Shore people! We're bringing our Dip and Drinks show back to the Village Inn in Skokie. Hope to see you there!

A Rage in Skokie
When: Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. until no later than 11:30.
Sunday, 23 September 2012 19:50

Dip and Drinks at Guthrie's Tavern

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We've scheduled another date for Dip and Drinks at Guthrie's Tavern. Come join the fun!

Dip and Drinks at Guthrie's Tavern
When: Oct. 10 at 6:45 p.m. until no later than 11.

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