Yup. Internet issue. Turned the VPN off and the scoreboard was loaded properly.
Then it's probably either internet issue or wine issue. (I'm using wine 2.0 on mac)
I'm getting errors after the name entry
I strongly suggest that you generate the field AFTER the first press, so that the first press is always safe. (I had first press deaths twice in a row, and this never happens in the original Minesweeper)