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Weasel Moot 2018
Date September 1-2, 2018 Place Chicago
Tournament Director Bryan Pravel Scoring System Square
Number of players 28 Number of rounds3 Number of boards9
General classification Awards' ranking Best countries award Classification by Team
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In Round 2, Jorge Zhang had to leave before his game ended. Thus, he scored zero points for the round, per tournament rule.

Awards:
The Windy City is named for leaders full of hot air. The Windy City award goes to R2-B1 for 7 votes before a player was eliminated in 1910 and 11 draw votes before the game ended -- a taste of our Sneak meetings.

Creative play - R3-B3. Perhaps inspired by the Yorkshire Pudding, Kevin O’Kelly created what shall hearby be known as the "Götterspeise" maneuver by bouncing all of his armies in Kiel. Götterspeise is a German pudding known as the "food of the Gods." Side note, on the same board, Jorge Zhang built 3 armies on the English islands and ordered the actual Yorkshire pudding, preventing Ted Tanner’s France from taking his centers and a potential tournament win.

Icarus - Hunter Katcher for 8 center Austria in 1996 on R2-B1 and ending with nothing.

Lazarus - Tony Prokes for 2 center Turkey in 1905 on R2-B1 to end on an 8-center board top.

Best stab - lots of bypassed stab opportunities, was considering nominating Jorge for making the TD play the Karaoke game. Chris Martin had a great 3-center stab of Paul Pignotti, which we Weasels always support, but Thaddaeus’ stab of France in 1904 on R2-B2 gave him the centers to go from 7 to 12 in three years.


Round 2 Board 3
CountryFirstName LastNameSCsDrawScoreRankYear of destruction
Austria Eric BROWN 7 c. D5 17.014 2  
England Chris MARTIN 13 c. D5 58.681 1  
France James CALABRESE 6 c. D5 12.5 3  
Germany Paul PIGNOTTI 0 c. L 0 62ex 1905
Italy Matt SUNDSTROM 5 c. D5 8.681 4  
Russia Grant SMITH 3 c. D5 3.125 5  
Turkey Brad BLITSTEIN 0 c. L 0 62ex 1905

Number of centres at the end of each year
Country01020304050607
Austria5555777
England4679101213
France4556776
Germany6652000
Italy4456555
Russia4345533
Turkey5531000

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