Archive for the 'Irish Open Go Congress' Category

Date Announced for 2013 Irish Go Congress

Posted by Rory Wales on October 26th, 2012

The 2013 Irish Go Congress will take place on the weekend of March 1st-3rd at the Teachers Club, Dublin. More details to follow soon.

20 Mar – Frontpage News

Posted by ian on March 21st, 2012

The Confucius Cup, sponsored by the Confucius Institute, made front page news in Ireland. The Chinese language newspaper, the Emerald Sun, published an illustrated article on the tournament. Click on the photo to see if you can recognise yourself.

2012 Irish Go Congress Results

Posted by Rory Wales on March 5th, 2012

The 2012 Irish Go Congress occurred over the weekend with 48 players attending in sunny Dublin. Csaba Mero, 6d Hungary, won the main tournament, The 1st Confucius Cup, with a perfect 5/5 score. In second place was Guochen Xie, 6d China, who flew in from Boston for the event. Kim Ouweleen, 3d Amsterdam, came third, […]

2012 Irish Go Congress Information

Posted by Rory Wales on February 1st, 2012

The Congress will take place from the 2nd to the 4th of March at the Teacher’s Club in Dublin. The highlight will be the new Confucius Cup. Full details for the 2012 Irish Go Congress are available here.

Irish Go Congress 2011 results

Posted by Eoghan on March 5th, 2011

There was a high turnout of 62 of players at this year’s Irish Open. Antti Törmänen and Wei Wang tied for first place, after the SOS tiebreaker failed to separate them. Ondrej Silt and Pavol Lisy tied for third. The full results and a list of game records are available here. The Irish Rapid tournament […]

Irish Open – Broadcast on IGS

Posted by Eoghan on March 2nd, 2011

If you can’t make it to the Open this weekend, you can still follow the games from the top board on IGS. Look for IrishOpen 6D? in the games list – there should be one game broadcast each round, and with strong amateurs including Ondrej Silt, Wei Wang, Antti Tormanen, Pavol Lisy and Willem-Koen Pomstra […]

2011 Irish Go Congress

Posted by ian on January 25th, 2011

The 2011 Irish Go Congress will take place over the weekend of March 4th – 6th. This will be the penultimate event in the Pandanet Go European Cup, which comes to an end this year. As usual Friday will see the Rapid tournament taking place, while over Saturday and Sunday the Main tournament will take […]

Full Congress Results Available

Posted by Eoghan on March 8th, 2010

The results for both the Rapid and the Open are now up on the website. You can find photographs too.

7th March – Irish Congress Results

Posted by ian on March 7th, 2010

A total of 41 players participated in the Irish Go Congress this year, prominent amongst which were a large party of invading Dutch. They couldn’t stop Ondrej Silt taking first place in the Open though, just ahead of local Corkonian Student Wei Wang. Sharing third on SOS were Willem-Koen PombeestPomstra and Willem Mallon. There was […]

2010 Irish Go Congress Update

Posted by Eoghan on February 25th, 2010

The first entries are coming in for the Congress – you can see the list of entrants here. I’d encourage anyone planning on attending to get their entry in early – you’ll save a few quid and considerably ease the job of the tournament director. See the main tournament page for full details on how […]