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Archive for December, 2008

UCC Tournament – Dates Finalised

Posted by ian on December 16th, 2008

Just a quick reminder that the schedule for the second UCC tournament has been finalised now. It will be a 5 round event over the weekend of the 17th and 18th of January. You can email the organisers to register your interest for this tournament. You can find full details on their club website.

2009 Ladder Tournament

Posted by eoghan on December 11th, 2008

Roll up, roll up…you know you want to play. Old lags may prefer to skip directly to the end for the section on rules changes, new bugs can cock an ear to my sales pitch in full. Ladder Tournament – what’s that then? The Ladder runs throughout the year. The players competing are ranked in […]

Latest Results

Posted by eoghan on December 11th, 2008

Ian Davis (black) defeated John Gibson by resignation in the 4th/5th place play-off, the final game in the 2008 Top 8.  As a result, Ian gains automatic qualification to the 2009 Top 8 and the final qualification via the Ladder goes to Brian Gallagher. Meanwhile Noel Mitchell has taken the lead in the three-game Championship […]

2008 Ladder Wrap-Up

Posted by eoghan on December 1st, 2008

Eight months and fifty-nine games later, the 2008 Ladder Tournament is over, and it remained exciting to the very end with Colin MacSweeny and Paul Brennan duking it out for a spot in next year’s Top 8 tournament in the final game yesterday. The overall winner was Cao Tong-Yu, perhaps better known outside Cork as […]