Irish Go Association

Lucas Cleans Up at the Congress

Supremely confident, Lucas arrived wearing a Champion sweatshirt Fresh out of self-quarantine after a trip home to China, Lucas Ye was hungry for Go this weekend. Sweeping the board, he won all ten of his games at the Irish Go Congress, taking first place in both the Rapid and Open tournaments. After an equally dominant…

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Irish Go Congress 2019 Report

In stark contrast to last year’s beasting, the 2019 Irish Go Congress took place last weekend in Dublin under clear skies. The Congress returned to its old home of the Teachers’ Club in Parnell Square, the scene of countless previous tournaments. Forty-two players competed over the course of the weekend, with visitors travelling from the…

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Irish Go Congress 2019

I say, you chaps, let’s rock this joint in an old school way…for 2019 the Dublin tournament will return to it’s ancestral home, the Teachers’ Club on Parnell Square. The Irish Go Congress 2019 (to give it its full name) will be comprised of two tournaments — the Rapid, and the 29th Irish Open —…

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Emma blasts Confucius Cup

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…

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Dates for 2018 Confucius Cup set

The Irish Go Association is happy to tell you that the dates for the 2018 edition of the Confucius Cup have now been set. It will take place from the 2nd to the 4th of March, so please keep those days free in your diaries. The event will be a Level B Bonus Point tournament…

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