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Archive for January, 2014

31 Jan – A Tale of Two Tournaments

Posted by ian on January 31st, 2014

As February beckons from behind the calendar, we reach out to our members to bring them news of two events. 1. The IGA Ladder tournament will start on February the 17th, this event is open to all IGA members.  As well as being a qualification pathway to the Irish Championship League, it can also help […]

Jan 28 – Ireland stuck mid-table

Posted by ian on January 29th, 2014

Climbing to the top of League C is continuing to prove difficult for Ireland. Our latest match was played on Tuesday night against Turkey. On board 1 Gavin won a typically chaotic game against a 5 dan opponent. Sadly though, the rest of the boards performed less admirably, and Ireland tumbled to a 3-1 loss. […]

20 Jan – AGM and Top 6

Posted by ian on January 20th, 2014

The Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday the 18th, full details will appear shortly, but as a summary we can tell you this: Rory remains as President and Treasurer, James steps up to be Secretary. Tibi and Tom have joined the committee, and we say thank you, and goodbye to Justyna and Eoghan from the […]

7 Jan – Ireland reboot in PETGC

Posted by ian on January 7th, 2014

After a rather low key start to the European Team Championship, Ireland sprung into life mid-season against the United Kingdom. Gavin graciously avoided winning on time on board 1, whilst Ian and Justyna used komi well to win with white. James, still somewhat suspiciously playing under the wrong flag, came out on the wrong side […]