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Archive for March, 2018

Emma blasts Confucius Cup

Posted by ian on March 7th, 2018

For the ordinary player, the Confucius Cup is normally the highlight of the year’s competition calendar. Unfortunately this year we were the target of the disruptive storm Emma. The early forecasts suggested that we would be able to carry on as normal, but by Thursday all the airports had shut down, roads and railways became […]

Irish Rapid Cancelled

Posted by ian on March 2nd, 2018

Due to ongoing extreme weather conditions the decision has been taken to cancel the Irish Rapid on Friday night. Travel, even in Dublin itself, is very difficult. A RED weather warning remains in place today. Regarding Saturday and Sunday. The Confucius Cup will no longer be an EGF Grand Prix event, it will still take […]

Philippe Renaut 2017 Irish Champion

Posted by ian on March 2nd, 2018

The final game of the 2017 championship cycle was completed just at the end of February. Philippe Renaut managed to take the title out to Galway after a hard fight with Noel Mitchell on KGS. To see the final game read on …