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Archive for June, 2012

June 18 – Irish Ratings

Posted by ian on June 18th, 2012

A lot of Go players like to keep track of their rating, especially when it is going up. Those moving in the opposite direction focus on their ranks. Here is the latest snapshot of the european ratings or irish players, including the Amsterdam and Galway tournaments. Inevitably, as not everyone living here is marked as […]

June 20th Closing Date for WMSG Entries

Posted by Rory Wales on June 9th, 2012

Just a reminder that the closing date will be Wednesday midnight, June 20th for entries to represent Ireland to play Go in the World Mind Sports Games in Lille, France, August 13-23, 2012. More details available here. The schedule of Go events is here. Information about the World Mind Sports Association with accommodation information is […]

2 July – World Mind Sports Games

Posted by ian on June 2nd, 2012

The second World Mind Sports Games will take place in Lille, France. In full, it will run from the 13th to the 23rd of August. There will be 5 Go events: Pair Go, Team, Men’s, Women’s, and Youth. All the competitions will be run as McMahon events. If you are interested in going, please let […]

31 May – Ireland take 3rd place in Euro Teams

Posted by ian on June 1st, 2012

After a fairly mediocre season in the European Team Championship last year, the Irish team have managed to turn their performance around. We finished on a high, with a 4-0 whitewash of Portugal. This allowed us to pass Turkey, and take outright 3rd place in Division C. If our improvement in form continues, we may […]