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Archive for August, 2004

Top 8 Tournament Rules

Posted by stephen on August 31st, 2004

Long overdue, but better late than never, we have now finalised and published the rules for the National Championship (a.k.a. the Top 8). If anybody has any comments, suggestions, or objections to any of the rules listedhere, feel free to leave comments in the comments section. In the event that there are any minor corrections […]

Top 8 Result, August 30th

Posted by stephen on August 31st, 2004

Another result from Monday, August 30th. Steve (w) beat Aidan (b) in a game that was pretty close the whole way along. However, Aidan got into time trouble, and eventually lost on time during overtime with one stone left to play. The general concensus was that Steve was about 10 points ahead on the board […]

Irish Open Winners

Posted by stephen on August 29th, 2004

Previous Irish Open winners Year Winner Country 2007 D K Kim Ireland 2006 In Seong Hwang Korea 2005 Chen Yung China 2004 Toshio Nishimura Japan 2003 Marco Firnhaber Germany 2002 Toby Manning England 2001 Gerry Mills Wales 2000 Richard Hunter England 1999 Matthew Macfadyen England 1998 Matthew Macfadyen England 1997 Alistair Wall England 1996 Zhang, […]

Accumulated Points for Irish National Championship

Posted by stephen on August 27th, 2004

Current WAGC points in the Irish National Championship 2004 Top 8 This table shows the accumulated Japan points for the eight players in the 2004 championship. Noel Mitchell 37 Sephen Flinter 21 Bernard Palmer 20 Aidan Walsh 16.5 John Gibson 6 Paul Brennan 2 Chris Rafferty 0 Olivier Deme 0

Previous Irish WAGC Representatives

Posted by stephen on August 27th, 2004

Record of WAGC representatives to-date: 2007 Noel Mitchell 2006 Stephen Flinter 2005 Bernard Palmer 2004 Noel Mitchell 2003 Chris Rafferty (Korean tournament) 2002 John Gibson 2001 Brian Gallagher 2000 Stephen Flinter 1999 Noel Mitchell 1998 Chris Rafferty 1997 Paul Donnelly 1996 Noel Mitchell 1995 Stephen Flinter 1994 John Gibson 1993 Noel Mitchell 1992 Noel Mitchell […]

2003 Top 8 Tournament

Posted by stephen on August 27th, 2004

Results of the 2003 Irish National Go Championship: 1st Noel Mitchell 2nd Stephen Flinter 3rd John Gibson 4th Aidan Walsh 5th / 6th Chris Rafferty 5th / 6th Brian Gallagher 7th Paul Brennan 8th Tom Murphy

Catching up

Posted by stephen on August 27th, 2004

The bad news: a big back log of interesting articles has built up on this site, that I haven’t had time to edit and publish. The good news: I’ve finally found a bit of time, and have started to edit and publish them :-).

Irish Championship Top 8

Posted by stephen on August 26th, 2004

Two new results on Wednesday, August 26. Noel beat Bernard, and Steve beat Chris after a tough scramble!