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AGM Notice

Posted by ian on February 11th, 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the Irish Go Association will take place on Saturday the 3rd of March during the Confucius Cup. Read on for the full details…

Irish Championship – Final games

Posted by Philippe Renaut on November 13th, 2017

Hi everybody, Noel and Philippe will play the first game of the final of the Irish Championship this Wednesday at 10am on KGS in the Irish room. Let the fight begin! Philippe won first game by resignation :   Noel won second game by 23.5 pts

October News

Posted by ian on October 3rd, 2017

Some news items for October: The Online Go Club is starting up again, this time its members are going to be connected via Discord. The first club meeting should be a venue for some postmortem analysis of the PGETC round 1 games against Kazakhstan.  

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 […]

Upcoming Events

Posted by ian on June 22nd, 2017

2018 Confucius Cup 2-4 March, International Excellence

Pair go in the Japanese embassy

Posted by James Hutchinson on May 29th, 2017

Thanks to the Japanese Ambassador and Cultural Deparment for hosting Go events in the embassy to mark the 60th anniversary of Japan/Ireland diplomatic relations. Pair Go 1st Rachel Plomp & Matei Garcia 2nd Naomi O’Dhea & John Gibson Rengo 1st Chris Rafferty & John Courtney 2nd Geoffrey Crespino & Patrick Burke The prizes were presented […]

Tom and Jan, Galway champions

Posted by Philippe Renaut on May 8th, 2017

This week-end was an incredible sunny setting for our tournament in Galway, and we were delighted to host 15 players from all over Europe! Sweden, Scotland, Spain, UK, that was amazing to see people coming from this far to join our little tournament and the atmosphere was definitely here for some nice fights on the […]

Pair go championship now includes rengo

Posted by James Hutchinson on May 6th, 2017

If interested, please contact John Gibson for details of the event on Sunday May 14th.

Belfast tournament announced

Posted by James Hutchinson on March 29th, 2017

The Belfast go tournament will be taking place July 22/23rd Belfast Open 2017