We made contact early in the week and I asked him to play on Friday or Saturday, explaining that I won't be here on Sunday (making a cross-country trip). Never got a response after that and he didn't show up today, which means either he shows up Saturday (and given the 8 hour time difference, we have a window of just a few hours) or we can't play.
EDIT: I assumed I wouldn't make contact with IB93 today but little did I know he's active at 4 AM, ignore the above.
Games one and two had nearly no influencing hax. I won game one and he won game two. Game three was really close, I won in the end with a bit of prediction, great game. Would have been less difficult for me if you just got lost in New York or something and missed this week though!