Archive for September, 1994

1994 Irish Go History

Posted by ian on September 9th, 1994

Taken from the 1995 Ranka Yearbook This year was marked mostly by a welcome increase in the number of foreign participants in our open events. The Irish Open, held in March 1994, attracted a total of 25 players, including ten dan players, making it the largest and strongest tournament ever held in Ireland. The winner […]

1993 Irish Go History

Posted by ian on September 8th, 1994

The following is taken from the 1994 edition of Ranka. 1993 showed an increase in membership and activity for the Irish Go Association. Additionally, we were fortunate to welcome many foreign visitors throughout the course of the year. One highlight was the visit of the professional player Hirano Masaaki 6-dan, who played simultaneous games for […]