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Irish Go Congress 2019 Report

Posted by Eoghan on March 31st, 2019

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 […]

Irish Go Congress 2019

Posted by Eoghan on December 19th, 2018

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 — […]

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 […]

Dates for 2018 Confucius Cup set

Posted by ian on October 14th, 2017

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 […]

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. […]

Registration Now Open for 2014 Irish Go Congress

Posted by Rory Wales on November 20th, 2013

Registration is now open for the 2014 Irish Go Congress occurring the weekend of February 14th-16th in Dublin. Celebrating 25 years of Go in Ireland, this promises to be a very special event. Full details are available here.

Date Announced for 2014 Irish Go Congress

Posted by Rory Wales on September 13th, 2013

The 2014 Irish Go Congress will take place on the weekend of February 14-16th at the Teachers Club, Dublin. This will be a very special event to celebrate 25 years of Go in Ireland. More details to follow soon.

24 Mar – Press coverage of Confucius Cup

Posted by ian on March 24th, 2013

Those who were lucky enough to be able to attend Ireland’s premier event, the Confucius Cup, may like to see if they can spot themselves in the report published by the Sun Emerald – see here

2013 Irish Go Congress Results

Posted by Rory Wales on March 3rd, 2013

The 2013 Irish Go Congress occurred over the weekend with 38 players attending in sunny Dublin. Csaba Mero, 6d Hungary, won the main tournament, The 2nd Confucius Cup, for the second time with a perfect 5/5 score. In second place was Zebin Du, 4d China, and third was Antoine Fenech, 5d France. Roger Daniel, 6k […]

Registration Now Open for 2013 Irish Go Congress

Posted by Rory Wales on January 1st, 2013

Registration is now open for the 2013 Irish Go Congress the weekend of March 1st-3rd. Full details are available here.