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Dec 19 – Connaught retain Interprovincials

Posted by ian on December 20th, 2010

Connaught have retained their interprovincial title for 2010. For a while last night they looked as if they would be in danger of dropping their title as a 3-0 defeat to Ulster looked on the cards. However John Gibson shamelessly ripped off his opponent in the dying moments of the game,  upping their board points […]

Dec 14 – PGECT match

Posted by ian on December 14th, 2010

Ireland managed to get some points on the scoreboard tonight after some inept captaincy. Colin put 1 point onto the scoreboard with a win on board 3, but it was only on Tuesday that it was brought to our attention that Colin should have been on board 4. Oops. Final score 2-2 , a solid […]

Dec 5 – Dutch Blizzard hits Cork

Posted by ian on December 5th, 2010

We had a record turnout this year at UCC with 28 players coming to a chilly Cork. Once again there was a multinational presence, with Polish, Romanian, Dutch, Vietnamese, Chinese, French and British players in attendance. Willem-Koen Pomstra took first place ahead of the perennially second placed Cao Tong-Yu. The best player below the bar […]