Archive for October, 2012

28 Oct – Korean Prime Minister’s Cup

Posted by ian on October 28th, 2012

Sketchy news reports have come in from Gwangju, Korea. James Hutchinson scored 3/6, beating Cyprus, Chile and Ecuador. Congratulations to him. The wbaduk website has some coverage of the event.

Date Announced for 2013 Irish Go Congress

Posted by Rory Wales on October 26th, 2012

The 2013 Irish Go Congress will take place on the weekend of March 1st-3rd at the Teachers Club, Dublin. More details to follow soon.

23 Oct – Ireland Triumph

Posted by ian on October 23rd, 2012

Ireland once again showed who was boss in the European Team Go League tonight. The team staged a magnificent tactical draw over their opponents, Spain. The fine wins on the top boards where balanced by calculated losses on the bottom boards. Ireland’s campaign to promotion continues on its way, in healthy shape.

UCC Go (Weiqi) Tournament 2012

Posted by ajka on October 16th, 2012

We would like to invite everyone to the 6th edition of the UCC Go (Weiqi) Club’s annual tournament! It will take place, on 17-18th November, near the main campus of University College Cork, in the Mardyke Pavilion (which is situated right behind the main building of the Mardyke gym). Further details:

AGM Report

Posted by ian on October 16th, 2012

A report of the ill attended AGM is now online. The EGM is scheduled to coincide with the Top Kick-Off weekend, which should ensure quorum is attained this time around. The IGA constitution may also appear online soon!  

11 Oct – EGM

Posted by ian on October 11th, 2012

Given the very low turnout at the AGM, it was judged to be inquorate. There will now be an EGM instead, to which more of us will hopefully attend! As a reminder, the IGA is your organisation, and you should take an interest in how it is run. Provisionally planned for November 7th, full details […]

9 Oct – UCC Go Tournament date announced

Posted by ajka on October 9th, 2012

The UCC Go (Weiqi) Club would like to invite all go players in Ireland to attend their annual tournament which will take place on the 17-18th November 2012. More details to follow shortly!

8 Oct – Baduk Movies

Posted by ian on October 8th, 2012

Every so often a new Go website comes along. Most are short lived, but BadukMovies has been around 6 months ago, and is slowly gathering more followers. I’d like to recommend it as a place to discover little gems of Go Baduk wisdom. It’s two contributors are dutch dan players, at least one of whom […]

6 Oct – Newsletter spotted

Posted by ian on October 6th, 2012

NUI Galway have begun producing a newsletter in combination with the chess club there, you can check out the editions here: If anyone is interested in re-starting the IGA newsletter, please contact us.

2 Oct – Ireland Roar

Posted by ian on October 2nd, 2012

After 2 seasons which offered only mediocre results, Irish fortunes have clearly turned around. Tonight, a flawless victory was achieved against Portugal. The 4-0 scoreline, which was justly deserved, tells a clear story. We have delivered what can only be described as a wake up call to the rest of Europe, and indeed the world. […]