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October 31 – November 3, 2019


We will have a wide array of tournaments just as we have every year! Tournaments are offered in separate room(s) from the Open Gaming room. The tournament Amazing Race: WeeM Style will be repeated this year; it is based upon the popular reality show. The Legacies, Scythe, and Codenames Tournaments are all new this year. The following list of tournaments shows the ones scheduled for WeeM 43:


The game room will be available around the clock, with Chicago Area Mensa’s collection of (at last count) over 280 games. We’re sometimes asked what games we have, by people who carry games to RGs and don’t want to bring anything that will already be on hand. This year, we’ve got you covered! Over on Board Game Geek, you can find the list of our entire collection (minus a couple of oldies for which the Geek has no entry). Check it out!


There are also contests at WeeM, many of which have been featured in years past. Although it hasn’t been decided which contest will be offered, here’s a list of some that were offered in the recently.

  • Build your own Scarecrow - Bring some old clothes from home; get creative and build a traditional or unusual scarecrow! There will also be some stuff supplied but you may have some better garb to give your scarecrow’s “personality.”
  • Costume Contest - Friday night’s costume parade is legendary. There are winners in multiple categories: best pun, worst pun, best traditional and best based on the WeeM theme -- so this year, go wild.
  • Volunteer Raffle - Although not a contest, the more hours you volunteer, the more chances you get to win prizes — and, although being kind, generous and thoughtful is its own reward, who doesn’t need a few extra bucks! smiley


A Gathering of Gamers

Do you like games? Do you spend the entire WeeM weekend in the games room? Would you like to do again? No, we’re not asking you to wait an entire year until WeeM 2019. Instead, we’re saying you can do it again in January!! Every winter, Chicago puts on AGOG — or, A Gathering of Gamers (this year, the 25th – 27th). It’s a weekend-long gathering of just games. All the games we have at WeeM and more, because folks like you can bring your own to share. We provide food, non-alcoholic beverages and all the games you want for a reasonable price. AGOG starts on Friday evening and ends Sunday afternoon.

Register by Saturday, December 15th for the discounted rate of $55 ($20 less for those under 18 on Friday, January 25th and free for anyone under 8). Details are posted on our website. Alternatively, e‑mail the AGOG chairs../images/email-regular.s.gif, Casey C. and Jon & Karen G..

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