It may be a big thing to you, but missing a chance to play against ego inflated cheating big-shots sounds like a good thing to me...
But, since it sounds like it's your cup 'o' tea, it's a shame you can't make it.
"There's nary a beast that can outrun a greased-up scotsman!" - Willie
"What makes a VM so charming is that you can chop down small trees with it" - Jaan