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Archive for February, 2015

2nd Irish Women’s Championship

Posted by Tiberiu Gociu on February 25th, 2015

(on behalf of Carol Doyle) It has been 22 years since the women of Ireland competed over the board for the illustrious moniker of Irish Women’s Go Champion.  Naomi Gibson is the long standing holder, taking the title in 1992.  The game of Go has historically had a small following in Ireland, yet on February […]

Ireland victorious once again

Posted by James Hutchinson on February 24th, 2015

Ireland have heroically secured their first victory in the PGETC with a fabulous triumph over Portugal. Team captain James Hutchinson started the rout with a comfortable win by default, before number 1 board Ian Davis stormed to victory. John Gibson secured the win in a bloody game with many dead groups. Finally, Tiberiu Gociu managed […]

Matthew Macfadyen in Galway…

Posted by Philippe Renaut on February 18th, 2015

We had the immense honor, here in Galway, to receive the visit of Matthew Macfadyen, 6 dan and 25 times UK champion. The session was a busy one : we were having one of our not-so-usual-but-usual-anyway wine and go evening session at my home plus some students who were already practicing with me in their […]

Young-Sam Kim and Huang Chunlong Win 2015 Irish Confucius Cup

Posted by Rory Wales on February 10th, 2015

Full report, results, and photos here.

2015 Confucius Cup Go Results Round 4

Posted by Rory Wales on February 8th, 2015

Results from Round 4 of the 2015 Confucius Cup Go Results are here.

2015 Confucius Cup Go Results Round 3

Posted by Rory Wales on February 7th, 2015

Results from Round 3 of the 2015 Confucius Cup Go Results are here.

Confucius Cup Go Standings – Round 2

Posted by Rory Wales on February 7th, 2015

Results from Round 2 of the 2015 Confucius Cup Go Results are here.

Confucius Cup Go Standings – Round 1

Posted by Rory Wales on February 7th, 2015

Results from Round 1 of the 2015 Confucius Cup Go Results are here.

2015 Confucius Cup – Last Call!

Posted by Rory Wales on February 5th, 2015

The weekend you’ve all been waiting for starts tomorrow – the 2015 Confucius Cup! All the details for the Go and Chinese Chess tournaments are available here. If you can’t come along then you can watch the top Go board from each round broadcasted live on KGS (username ‘IrishGo’) and video stream on UStream. Tune […]