Matei Garcia took victory by the narrow margin of 1.5 points in the second game of the 2021 championship, securing his third consecutive championship, and winning his third consecutive match-up against James Hutchinson. Making good on his pre-game promise to play for moyo, Matei took central influence from the earliest moves, giving James solid territory…
Entry for the 2021 Correspondence Championship are now closed. Invitations have been sent to the entrants and play will begin next Monday, February 15th. You can observe the progress of the tournament on OGS: Division A
Chris Welsh Division B
Just a quick reminder that the deadline for entries for the 2021 Correspondence Championship is midnight, this Sunday, February 7th. To enter, just email eoghanbarry at outlook dot com with your OGS username. See the post linked above for more details.
We had another of our epic Irish vs French Club battle last Sunday, this time against Paris-Aligre. 8 boards, 2 commentators, a lot of fun, some surprises and a final score of 5-3 for Paris-Aligre after a tense ending where all the eyes were on the decisive last game! All the ingredients were here for…
With the qualifying rounds complete, Roman Pszonka, Piotr Gawron, Thomas Shanahan and Peter Kasko have advanced to join Matei Garcia, James Hutchinson, Alex Delogu and Michael Thai in the Top 8. The draw for the first round of the double elimination is: Matei Garcia (superhonte) vs. Michael Thai
Roman Pszonka (romanp) vs. Piotr Gawron (pgaw)