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Weasel Moot XVI – FtF Moot is BACK!

The 16th edition of the Windy City Weasels’ signature tournament, the Weasel Moot, will take place Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th, 2022!
All details can be found on the Moot website.

Where to go
Weasel Moot XVI will be hosted at the Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown-The Loop at 28 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60606. This hotel is in the heart of downtown Chicago near the Willis (Sears) Tower, Lyric Opera House, and Millennium Park. 

We recommend using Public Transportation when possible. The Washington/Wells CTA L Train stop is one block from the hotel.  CTA buses run within blocks of the hotel.

  • Directions from Chicago – O’Hare International Airport (ORD)Take the CTA Blue Line Train from O’Hare to the Washington Stop and walk west on Washington for 4 blocks.
  • Directions from Chicago Midway (MDW): Take the CTA Orange Line Train from Midway to the Washington/Wells Stop and walk west on Washington for 1 block.
  • Parking: Hyatt Place Chicago offers “Self-Parking” with unlimited in-and-out privileges for $50 a day. There may be cheaper options through parking services such as SpotHero.

Where to stay
Hotel: We have a room block at the gaming location. King and double queen rooms are $179/night. Breakfast is included. This is an extremely low price for downtown Chicago. Payment is due at check-in.

Click this link and type in your dates for the discounted rate to populate. Should you prefer calling to make a reservations, call 888-591-1234, say you are calling for the Chicago Weasels Group, and provide the group code which G-CW09.

Some local Weasels may also have guest rooms available. Don’t let cost of lodging keep you away. Email us and we’ll find a way to house you!

How much
$40 for Pre-registration before August 1st
$45 for Pre-registration before September 1st
$50 for Registration after September 1st
Full Weasels get a $5 discount (click here for more info on dues)
Students pay half-price
Click HERE to Pay

If you plan to attend but don’t want to pay just yet, let us know at warweasel@windycityweasels.org and we’ll add you to the list.
Please let us know in advance for space and food planning.

When to be there
Pre-Tournament Social: On Friday, September 23rd at 8:00 PM we will meet up prior to gaming.  Details will be coming soon.

Round 1: Saturday, September 24th, 9:00am (registration closes at 8:45am). No end time. Lunch is likely provided. Yay!
Round 2: Saturday, September 24th, 6:00pm (registration closes at 5:45pm). No end time. No dinner will be provided.
Round 3: Sunday, September 25th, 9:00am (registration closes at 8:45am). Round will end between 2pm and 4pm. Lunch is likely provided. Yay!
Awards: Sunday, September 24th, 15 minutes after the end of Round 3 (followed by a group dinner at a local restaurant to be determined).

After Tournament Group Dinner: Sunday, September 25th we will have a group dinner for those with later flights or those not returning home on Sunday. Details will be coming soon.

 

How the tournament will work
All games will be scored using the Open Tribute scoring system, and players will be ranked by the sum of their scores.  Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers and the top single-game scorer for each country. The official rules will be posted on the Moot website.

What you don’t know can hurt you
Email warweasel@windycityweasels.org with any questions. Also, the place to keep your finger on the pulse of the tournament is the Discord community. This is what most travelers will be using to coordinate travel planning, meals and between-round activities, and other social chatter. Don’t miss out!

Join the discussion!

Find out more about an upcoming event or article, talk smack before a game, brag about your board top, or most likely, ask what on earth your fellow Weasels were thinking!

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