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Archive for May, 2012

Dutch Reign on Irish Soil

Posted by Rory Wales on May 27th, 2012

Kim Ouweleen 3d from Amsterdam won this year’s sun-beaten Galway tournament with a perfect 5/5 score. Justyna Kleczar 2k pipped Marek Gutkowski 8k to second place on SOS, both on four wins. 20 players took part, click here for results.

Irish Reign on Dutch Soil

Posted by Rory Wales on May 25th, 2012

Six players flew over from Ireland for the annual Amsterdam Go tournament in Amstelveen last weekend. All players did well getting 50% wins or more – Rory Wales 5/6, Thomas Shanahan 4/5, Claas Roever 3/5, Kevin Doherty 3/5, Art Gower 2/3, and Justyna Kleczar 1/2. Full results available here.

16 – May Ireland in WAGC

Posted by ian on May 16th, 2012

The World Amateur Go Championships took place this year in Guanzhuo, China. 55 countries took part in the competition, as well as an extra player from the host nation. Ireland were represented by Colin MacSweeney, who performed very well. With an initial win over John Leuner of South Africa, Ireland moved into first place at […]

13 April – Galway Tournament

Posted by ian on May 2nd, 2012

The Galway Go Club is pleased to announce the THIRD GALWAY GO TOURNAMENT at the Bridge Club St Mary’s Road Galway City on 26-27 May 2012. This is a 5 round McMahon tournament with 50min time limit, 20sec per move overtime (3 times) and 6.5 Komi. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided. Everyone is […]

World Amateur Go Championship

Posted by ian on May 2nd, 2012

The World Amateur Go Championship is approaching. The IGF’s online new channel, Ranka will be providing full coverage. Ireland are going to be represented by Colin MacSweeny this year, we wish him luck in his individua,l international debut, on the 11th of May. Ireland expects a podium finish.