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10 May – Ireland lose to Slovakia

Posted by ian on May 10th, 2011

Ireland lost another game in the Pandanet Team Championship tonight by 1-3. However, the pride of Cork, Rory Wales, managed to put a shine on an otherwise dark night as he crushed another dan player. This board point should see us hold on to 8th place, 1 above our seeding.

12 Apr – Ireland win

Posted by ian on April 12th, 2011

Yes, the headline is accurate. Ireland have won. After taking an early lead on the weekend, through James Tea Hutchinson’s win on board 2, Ireland finished off the job tonight. Beating Italy on boards 1 and 4 whilst affording a consolation point on board 3. Full details at the official site.

1 March – Ireland v Turkey

Posted by ian on March 1st, 2011

Round 5 of the Pandanet European Go Cup saw as drawn against one of the tougher sides, Turkey. However Ireland acquitted themselves well, going down by the respectable margin of 1-3. Cork’s Rory Wales, who, like Eoghan Barry, stepped up to fill in the places of last minute cry offs, pulled off a mighty endgame […]

Feb 08 – Ireland edged out against European Giant

Posted by ian on February 8th, 2011

Ireland’s PGETC team put in a fine performance tonight. Paired against the veritable titan of European Go, Luxembourg, they showed they were no easy targets. All games were played right up till the finish, and the final scoreline fairly reflected the tense atmosphere of the battle. Losing 0-4, we moved up a place in the […]

Jan 18 – Ireland draw again

Posted by ian on January 18th, 2011

Ireland earned another solid draw in the Pandanet European Team Go Championship this week. Our opponent’s were Bosnia, ranked higher than on us on paper, so it was a creditable result. See the EGF’s special website for details

Dec 19 – Connaught retain Interprovincials

Posted by ian on December 20th, 2010

Connaught have retained their interprovincial title for 2010. For a while last night they looked as if they would be in danger of dropping their title as a 3-0 defeat to Ulster looked on the cards. However John Gibson shamelessly ripped off his opponent in the dying moments of the game,  upping their board points […]

Dec 14 – PGECT match

Posted by ian on December 14th, 2010

Ireland managed to get some points on the scoreboard tonight after some inept captaincy. Colin put 1 point onto the scoreboard with a win on board 3, but it was only on Tuesday that it was brought to our attention that Colin should have been on board 4. Oops. Final score 2-2 , a solid […]

Nov 23 – PETGC Round 1

Posted by ian on November 23rd, 2010

Ireland were washed out big time in their game against the Swiss. Burdened by the bail out and the prospect of economic meltdown a dismal 0-4 loss to Switzerland took place in the new Pandanet European Team Championships.

30 Oct – Connaught whitewash Munster

Posted by ian on October 30th, 2010

Daniel Paraschiv finished off Anthony Durity in under 100 moves to seal a 3-0 win for Connaught over Munster. Earlier Karl Irwin had secured a win for Ulster over Leinster. See full results on the Interprovincials page. Also – we are looking for players for a new EGF team competition to be played on IGS. […]

Oct 2 – Connaught top Interprovincial Table

Posted by ian on October 2nd, 2010

Defending Interprovincial Champions Connaught got off to a good start to the season with a comfortable 2.5-0.5 win over Leinster. Board 3 was drawn after an outbreak of sporting behaviour. The full results are available on this site.