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Archive for October, 2014

Correspondence Championship 2015

Posted by ian on October 27th, 2014

As if Irish Go players didn’t have enough excitement, with the upcoming UCC tournament, the finale of the Ladder, and the ¬†announcement of the next Confucius Cup – along comes another event. For those who enjoy life in the slow lane, registration is now open for the 2015 Irish Correspondence Championship. The format is very […]

2015 Irish Open Date Announced

Posted by Rory Wales on October 22nd, 2014

The Irish Open Weekend will be on the weekend of February 6th-8th 2015. More details to follow soon.

UCC Go Tournament

Posted by ian on October 12th, 2014

We are pleased to learn that the next Go tournament in Cork is coming up soon. You can find full details on the UCC website, but as a summary we can tell you this. The tournament will be a 5 round Swiss, and will take place on the 15th and 16th of November at the […]

2014 KPMC Results

Posted by ian on October 4th, 2014

The Korean Prime Minister’s Cup, one of the premier international amateur competitions, took place in Seoul this year. Ireland’s representative was Thomas Shanahan. Over 6 rounds of play, he scored 2 wins over Hungary and Argentina. This placed him in 41st position, just above his seeding of 42nd, and was thus a very good performance. […]

James takes Correspondence title

Posted by ian on October 3rd, 2014

Both James have now secured victory in the Irish Correspondence Championship. James Hutchinson topped the Open section with 9 wins, losing only one game. That game was to Martin Klemsa, who shared second place with Irina Davis and Noel Mitchell. Earlier this year, James Aitken had won the Intermediate section. The competition proved to be […]