A Bull Weasel will rise

With regular season play completed for the 11th season of Windy City Weasels Diplomacy, the field is now set for the club’s ninth annual Weasel Royale club championship game, October 16 at Dan Burgess’ home in Downers Grove. The game will begin at 10 a.m. The seven combatants, in seed order, will be:


  1. Brandon Fogel, 149.505 points.
  2. Christian Kline, 130.717 points.
  3. Brian Shelden, 108.341 points.
  4. Jim O’Kelley, 106.215 points.
  5. Jake Trotta, 105.064 points.
  6. Matt Sundstrom, 104.960 points.
  7. Bryan Pravel, 97.666 points.

The alternates are Chris Kelly, Brian Beck and David Spanos.

Reigning Bull Weasel Jim O’Kelley will be appearing in his ninth straight Royale. For Matt Sundstrom, the 2014 Bull Weasel, it will be his fifth straight appearance and eighth overall. Christian Kline, meanwhile, hasn’t played in the Royale since the first one in 2008, where he was the runner-up.

The other four all will be competing in the winner-take-all game for the first time.

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Jim O'Kelley

    The Royale will be October 16 at Dan Burgess’ home in Downers Grove, starting at 10 a.m.

  2. Jim O'Kelley

    Looking forward to tomorrow’s selection ceremony! Usually my favorite part of the Royale.

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