Archive for January, 2009

Irish Championship Final

Posted by ian on January 25th, 2009

Claas (black) won the second game of the final by 3.5 points against Noel to even the score at 1 win apiece. The stage is then set for the crucial deciding game.

Korea Points Updated

Posted by eoghan on January 22nd, 2009

The first Korea points under the new rules have been awarded for the UCC tournament. The top places were split by Cao Tong Yu and Terence McSweeney (ties are not broken for Korea Points purposes, the points being distributed evenly among the tied players), who received 8.5 points each, followed by Ian Davis (6), Claas […]

UCC Results

Posted by ian on January 18th, 2009

16 players turned out for an eventful UCC Tournament. Wei Wang emerged as the winner of this year’s UCC tournament, with a perfect 5\5. In second place was Cao Tong Yu and Javier Fernandez in third. Full scoretable now available.  Round 2 was almost cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, (aka, a spot of rain and a […]

IGA Newsletter planned

Posted by ian on January 14th, 2009

This year there are plans to bring the long discontinued IGA newsletter back to life. It will either be an annual or bi-annual publication initially. The major element is planned to be pro reviews of games played by IGA members. As such, we would encourage you to submit any recent games from tournaments you have […]

First Top 8 Result in 2009

Posted by ian on January 7th, 2009

Newcomer Colin played against Claas last night in the first Top 8 game of the year. Claas won in aggressive style, by killing too many of Colin’s stones. You can find the results here.