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Archive for March, 2012

20 Mar – Frontpage News

Posted by ian on March 21st, 2012

The Confucius Cup, sponsored by the Confucius Institute, made front page news in Ireland. The Chinese language newspaper, the Emerald Sun, published an illustrated article on the tournament. Click on the photo to see if you can recognise yourself.

11 Mar – Ireland Triumph

Posted by ian on March 11th, 2012

In a sudden change of form, Ireland have actually started winning games in the European Team League. Today, we best Kazakhstan by 4 games to nil. Congratulations to Michael Hutchinson who claimed his first international win for Ireland. As the season comes to a close, there looks to be an increasing chance that we can […]

2012 Irish Go Congress Results

Posted by Rory Wales on March 5th, 2012

The 2012 Irish Go Congress occurred over the weekend with 48 players attending in sunny Dublin. Csaba Mero, 6d Hungary, won the main tournament, The 1st Confucius Cup, with a perfect 5/5 score. In second place was Guochen Xie, 6d China, who flew in from Boston for the event. Kim Ouweleen, 3d Amsterdam, came third, […]

29 Feb – Top 8 News

Posted by ian on March 1st, 2012

This year’s Irish Championship League, affectionately known as the ┬áTop 8, came to an end tonight. Roman beat Noel by time, while Justyna achieved the same result against Tibi. This makes Roman the clear winner with 6/7. Tied for second are James and Ian, on 5/7, who must now play off to see who makes […]