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Archive for February, 2007

Top8 Result: Noel Beats Ian

Posted by olivier on February 27th, 2007

Noel (playing black) played against Ian last night and won by 11.5 points, following a better opening and maintaining his advantage throughout the game. This result is reflected in the Irish Championship result table.

Top8 Result: Terence Beats Olivier and Brian

Posted by olivier on February 22nd, 2007

Terence shone yesterday by managing two consecutive victories in his games against Olivier and Brian, in one evening! This result is reflected in the Irish Championship result table.

Top8 Result: Ian Beats Terence

Posted by olivier on February 19th, 2007

After playing a promising opening, Terence had to resign following intense fighting during the middle game. Ian vs Terence Game Record This result is reflected in the Irish Championship result table.

Japanese Embassy Contribution to the Irish Open

Posted by olivier on February 16th, 2007

The IGA is delighted to announce that the Japanese Embassy has kindly offered to contribute to the Irish Open by providing the new Japanese Ambassador’s Cup. The Ambassador’s Cup marks the 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Ireland, and will be engraved each year with the name of the event’s champion. This year, […]

The IGA website nominated in the blog awards

Posted by stephen on February 14th, 2007

This site has been nominated in two categories for the Irish Blog Awards: Best Sport & Recreation Blog, and Best Specialist Blog. Please head on over to the voting page, and cast your vote.  There are only a few days left, so don’t hang around! Thanks.

Top 8 : Claas Wins his Game Against Olivier

Posted by olivier on February 12th, 2007

Claas, playing black, won his game by resign against Olivier last Saturday. This result is reflected in the Irish Championship result table.

Top8 Result: Ian Beats Olivier

Posted by olivier on February 1st, 2007

Ian (white) had a convincing win against Olivier in their top8 game. The match was close until well into the middle game at which stage Ian managed to take the advantage and lead the game to a 21.5 points win. This result is reflected in the Irish Championship result table.