Johnny rockets to Undercard board-top

Meanwhile, in the equally hard fought, if shorter and colder, Undercard game, Johnny Mercado, playing in just his third game with the club and first since last April, earned the board-top. This game was played on Bryan Pravel’s back porch, an intimate space heated meagerly by space heaters. Game No. 384, the Undercard at the 2018 Weasel Royale championship game, was played on March 3, 2019. It ended by draw vote during the Fall 1908 turn in the following center counts:

Austria (Tony Prokes): 6; 15.929 points.
England (Braden Lenz): 2; 1.770 points.
France (Johnny Mercado): 9; 35.841 points.
Germany (Pete McNamara): 6; 15.929 points.
Italy (David Spanos): 1; 0.442 points.
Russia (Brian MacWilliams): 2; 1.770 points.
Turkey (Mike Morrison): 8; 28.319 points.

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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Bryan Pravel

    Glad this game was able to take place. Thanks for coming all, and congrats Johnny on the win! Many of the undercard winners have gone on to qualify for the Royale the following year.

  2. Pete McNamara

    Small nit, but the game actually ended by draw in Spring 1908. We had multiple draw votes and we’re finally able to bring it to conclusion. At the point of the draw, David’ Spanos Italy was done to zero units, but had one center occupied by I believe Turkey….so most likely he would have been eliminated in the final year.

    1. Jim O'Kelley

      Actually the draw must have passed during the Fall 1908 turn, right? Otherwise David would have been eliminated in 1907?

      Anyway, we had to fire our fact-checker during the sub-prime mortgage crisis. We’ve been flying by the seat of our pants since then. Sorry for the error.

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