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Our Diplomacy league is the most active in North America. We average more than two league games per month in addition to Tournament play. We score all of our games using the Sum of Squares scoring system, and each player's best three scores count toward the season standings. We are known for our fierce competition, strong traditions, upstanding character and trustworthiness, and the propensity for Turkey to open to Armenia.

 

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Thursday, 23 September 2010 11:12

It's beginning to look a lot like Weasel Moot

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It starts. The first travelers arrive today. Tournament Committee members Peter Yeargin, Kevin O'Kelly and Jim O'Kelley will be making airport runs the next two days as a total of 10 travelers fly into Chicago for Weasel Moot IV. Two others are driving in.

The Windy City Weasels Diplomacy club will hold its fourth annual Weasel Moot tournament this weekend at the Quality Inn and Conference Center in Burr Ridge (300 S. Frontage Rd.). Organizers are expecting 40 players for the three-round tournament, including players from Boston, D.C., Houston, Philadelphia and San Francisco. The event kicks off Friday night at 7 p.m. Rounds 2 and 3 will be Saturday, and the awards ceremony will be Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

Monday, 20 September 2010 11:33

Weasel Moot IV is this weekend!

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Weasel Moot IV is this weekend! Here are five things to do to get yourself ready.

1) Figure out where you're going.

In two weeks, the Windy City Weasels will hold Weasel Moot IV, our eighth tournament. In those eight tournaments, we have hosted traveling players from St. Louis, Milwaukee, D.C., the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Detroit, Ohio, Indiana, New York, New England, Houston and even Paris. We've been visited by players from every major hobby on the continent. Every major hobby, that is, except

As last night's meeting, the Sneak voted to adopt the Sum of Squares scoring system for our sixth season's league games. Note that Weasel Moot IV will use the Modified Whipping system. No word yet on which system will be used at the 2011 CODCon Open.

Friday, 10 September 2010 09:06

Davis rises to power in bloodless coup

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At last night's meeting at the Goose Island Brewery in Chicago, the new Sneak elected officers for the 2010-11 year. The new Prime Weasel is Christopher M. Davis. Long live the Prime Weasel.

As our Prime, Davis is responsible

Thursday, 09 September 2010 15:40

Seeking Grand Prix Administrator

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I'll be stepping down as the NADF's Grand Prix administrator at the end of this year, having served three years in that capacity. Three's enough. NADF President Conrad Woodring has asked me to put out a call for candidates.

Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:55

Weasel Moot Room Block Expires on Sunday!

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If you plan to stay at the hotel for Weasel Moot IV (Sept. 24-26 at the Quality Inn in Burr Ridge, 300 S Frontage Rd), then book your room soon. We're running out of rooms in the block, although we may be able to get more, if necessary.

The room rate is $79, and that includes a free breakfast for up to four people. Parking is free. To reserve a room, call 630-325-2900 and mention that you're with Weasel Moot.

For more on the hotel, click here.

Monday, 06 September 2010 12:10

A look back at Season 5

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By any measure, our fifth season of Windy City Diplomacy was our best yet.

  • We played 35 games of Diplomacy, nine more than our previous high, set the year before.
  • A total of 63 players participated, including 28 who were playing with us for the first time, and four who hadn't played with us in more than a year.
Monday, 06 September 2010 11:38

Update on Weasel Moot IV

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Weasel Moot IV is in just 18 days, and it's looking like it's going to be a good one.

So far, 30 players have confirmed, and we're still waiting to hear from others. We had 38 players at the first and thid Moots, and 35 at the second. We should be in that range again.

The 30 players include

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