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The Weekly Weasel — Week of May 5

Here’s the latest news from the Weasels.

Let’s Play Dos
Seven of the club’s most interesting players gathered in Glenview last Saturday to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a game of Dip. Turns out the game wasn’t nearly as interesting as them, so they called a draw and started up another one. Check out the results from Games 244 and 245.
 

Dixie or Bust
Looks like Nate Cockerill and I will be road tripping to Chapel Hill for the World Diplomacy Championship at DixieCon this Memorial Day weekend. Let us know if you’d like to join us.

Join us for Weasel Moot
Weasel Moot tips off in 77 days. Make your plans to join us July 26-27 at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 33 W Illinois St in the heart of Chicago’s bustling River North neighborhood. Our room block for the event expired on Monday, but if you act quickly, you may still be able to get the discounted rate. Call 312-832-0330 to reserve your room. Try mentioning Weasel Moot 2014 for the discounted room rate of $189 per night. We’ve got some other housing options listed on the website, including Airbnb, so check it out.

Two rounds on Saturday, July 26, one on Sunday the 27th. We’re planning an outing for Friday night the 25th, possibly to the Blue Frog’s Local 22 karaoke bar, which is right by the Hampton Inn. Should be a fun time.

Check out the site and go ahead and preregister. You’ll save $5.

Upcoming Games

 

  • None. We need to fix that.

Sign up for games here, on Meetup, or by emailing your faithful War Weasel (which is now Dan Burgess, danburgess67@gmail.com).

Important Dates

  • May 23-25: World Diplomacy Championship at DixieCon in Chapel Hill.
  • July 4-6: Philadelphia Massacre in Philadelphia.
  • July 26-27: Weasel Moot VIII at the Hampton Inn and Suites downtown.

Dues
Dues are due. Check out the Prime’s message, then use the convenient PayPal link to pay your 2014 dues. We’re once again charging $25, $10 if you’re a student. Twenty people have paid up already.

Remember, your dues pay for our website, the Meetup site, our annual club awards, and the awards for both the Royale and the Brawl, among other things.

That’s all for this week.

Jim

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