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Archive for May, 2009

WAGC Results

Posted by ian on May 30th, 2009

Brian Gallagher finished on 3/8 points, securing 52 place for Ireland. He scored wins over Cyprus, Phillipines and Chile. China’s Yuqing Hu won the event for the second time. See ranka online for excellent coverage.

General News – May 27

Posted by ian on May 27th, 2009

Today the World Amateur Go Championship has started. This year there are two places to follow the action and the fortunes of our representative, Brian Gallagher. As well as the official website, there is also the excellent ranka website, with interviews, reports and reviews. Also Steve Flinter has withdrawn from this year’s Top 8.

Top 8 Result- 14 May

Posted by ian on May 14th, 2009

Ian and Noel played their Top 8 game last night at a busy Larry Murphy’s. In a close game Ian (w) won by komi after taking advantage of a yose mistake. This result has been reflected in the Championship Table. It was also decided at a committee meeting that the Korea Points available at each […]