First time’s a charm

Michael Stover may have been playing his first game of Diplomacy ever last night, but a neutral observer would be forgiven for not realizing it.  Michael formed a solid RT with club vet Brandon Fogel and then resisted universal calls to stab his ally until just the right moment, securing a 10 center top on a board featuring the top 4 players in the current league standings. Check out those standings and all the moves on Backstabbr. Players, care to add to the record?

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Catch a cloud

In the latest Red Wednesday, Jay Honnold in Germany rode a Western Triple to his second board top of the season by artfully keeping his neighbors on all sides in conflict with each other.  The win moved him up to 5th in league standings, less than 2 points out of 3rd. Check out the current standings, as well as all the moves on Backstabbr. Players, care to add to the record?

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The Monster Mash

At Weasel Moot in 2019, attendee Jim Calabrese said of newcomer Cori Neslund, “We thought Cori was harmless. She’s a monster.”  She had taken the board by surprise and soloed as Turkey in her first-ever tournament game. A harbinger of things to come?  Cori entered Sunday’s Weasel Royale as the 4th seed, qualifying in her first season with the club.  She hasn’t found similar success this season so far, currently sitting in 11th place after five games played.  And this was her first ever top board of any kind.  Did any of the other players in the Royale think Cori was harmless?

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A Bunny Rises

New was old at June’s Red Wednesday. Carlos Treviño, who has played with the Weasels on and off since 2015, scored his first ever board

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Don Quixote and the Windmill

He Did(n’t) Expect the Spanish Inquistion

すももも ももも もものうちsumomomo momomo momonouchiPlums and peaches are both peaches. Japanese tongue twister SPECIAL REPORT He Did(n’t) Expect the Spanish Inquisition Special Report: Roots from the Rutabaga

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