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Archive for December, 2014

Top 8 and AGM

Posted by ian on December 17th, 2014

The Irish Championship of 2014 is not yet finished, but a date has been set for the event of next year. On the weekend of January 10th – 11th the Top 8 kick-off event will take place at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. The Annual General meeting will be held on the evening of Saturday the 10th […]

Galway go tournament announced

Posted by James Hutchinson on December 7th, 2014

There will be a one day tournament in Galway on Sunday January 18th. See the Galway Club’s Facebook Group for up to date details. The expected format is also given below: Date : Sunday 18th of January Location : St-Mary’s College, St-Mary’s Road Galway City https://goo.gl/maps/OAzJU

Ulster Championship

Posted by ian on December 7th, 2014

This year the Belfast Club created an Ulster Championship, in which 4 players took part. Losing out in the semi-finals were Paul Kelly and James Aitken. The final was won by James Hutchinson, who beat Tiberiu Gociu by the score of 2-0. The games from the final are attached for you to play through.

2015 Irish Go and Chinese Chess Congress

Posted by ian on December 6th, 2014

The Irish Go Association in association with The UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland is pleased to present the 2015 Irish Go & Chinese Chess Congress. The events will take place from February 6th to 8th. While this will be the 26th annual Open Go tournament, it will also host Ireland’s first ever Chinese Chess tournament. […]

Renaut dodges ladder breaker

Posted by ian on December 1st, 2014

Sunday the 30th of November saw the end of this year’s Irish Ladder tournament. Sitting on top of the pile of combatants was Philippe Renaut of le club de Galway. After playing his way to the top, he survived numerous challenges to his pole position. In second place was James Hutchinson, third placed was Ian […]