Archive for the 'Korea' Category

Korea Prime Ministers Cup 2019 Invitation

Posted by Carol Doyle on April 29th, 2019

Representative required for Ireland at the upcoming KPMC to be held in Gangwon-do, Korea, from August 31st to September 6.

Results from KPMC #12

Posted by ian on September 13th, 2017

Kevin Farrell was representing Ireland at the 12th Korean Prime Minister’s Cup. He gave a creditable performance, picking up 2 wins over the course of 6 rounds to finish in 45th place. If I read the results table correctly, he won against Guatemala and Ecuador, but lost to Belgium, Sweden, Macau, and Romania. It was Yikang […]

September Newsflash

Posted by ian on September 5th, 2017

A quick newsflash on some international topics. The Korean Prime Minister’s Cup will be starting on the 11th of September, Ireland are represented by Kevin Farrell. As in previous years, you can probably watch games live on the WBaduk server. The European Team Championships are also starting later this month on IGS. Oh, and don’t forget […]

2014 KPMC Results

Posted by ian on October 4th, 2014

The Korean Prime Minister’s Cup, one of the premier international amateur competitions, took place in Seoul this year. Ireland’s representative was Thomas Shanahan. Over 6 rounds of play, he scored 2 wins over Hungary and Argentina. This placed him in 41st position, just above his seeding of 42nd, and was thus a very good performance. […]

13 Oct – KPMC

Posted by ian on October 13th, 2013

Colin MacSweeny represented Ireland this year at the Korean Prime Minister’s Cup. The full results are available at wbaduk. Colin finished in 46th place, with a balanced effort of 3 wins and 3 losses. His victims were the Philippines, Azerbaijan, and Portugal. Well done Colin!

28 Oct – Korean Prime Minister’s Cup

Posted by ian on October 28th, 2012

Sketchy news reports have come in from Gwangju, Korea. James Hutchinson scored 3/6, beating Cyprus, Chile and Ecuador. Congratulations to him. The wbaduk website has some coverage of the event.

28 Oct – Ireland 49th in KPMC

Posted by ian on October 27th, 2011

Rory Wales represented Ireland this year in the Korean Prime Minister’s Cup. He won 3 games out of 6 in this fast paced competition, earning a respectable placing of 49th overall. There was a bar of 4d in the competition. Rory won against India, Brunei, and Kazhakstan, while losing to Australia, Belgium, and Slovakia. There […]

Top 8 Result- 14 May

Posted by ian on May 14th, 2009

Ian and Noel played their Top 8 game last night at a busy Larry Murphy’s. In a close game Ian (w) won by komi after taking advantage of a yose mistake. This result has been reflected in the Championship Table. It was also decided at a committee meeting that the Korea Points available at each […]

Korea Points Updated

Posted by Eoghan on January 22nd, 2009

The first Korea points under the new rules have been awarded for the UCC tournament. The top places were split by Cao Tong Yu and Terence McSweeney (ties are not broken for Korea Points purposes, the points being distributed evenly among the tied players), who received 8.5 points each, followed by Ian Davis (6), Claas […]