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Change to KPMC selection

Posted by James Hutchinson on October 4th, 2019

Please be advised that the selection process for the KPMC has changed. See: Korea page

Confucius Cup Final Standings

Posted by Eoghan on September 29th, 2019

 Num   Pl   Name   Rank   Co   Club   NbW  R 1  R 2  R 3  R 4  R 5  MMS SOS DC 1  1  Kim Young-Sam 8D DE JIGS 5 4+/w0 5+/b0 2+/w0 3+/w0 7+/b0 39 183 0 2  2  Lisy Pavol 7D SK Vlky 3 7+/w0 3+/b0 1-/b0 6-/w0 4+/w0 37 185 0 3  3  Boviz Dominik 6D HU MGE 3 […]

Connaught triumph in Interprovincials

Posted by ian on September 28th, 2019

Connaught have won the 2019 interprovincial competition. With a perfect score of 3 wins, they’ve gained their 4th title in 5 years. Congratulations to the Connaught Squad (Philippe, Kevin, and John) and thanks to everyone for taking part.

A day at EGC 2019

Posted by Carol Doyle on August 31st, 2019

The 63rd European Go Congress was held this year in Brussels, just a stones throw from Manneken pis and the Grand Place. Myself and Ian Davis were the only ones playing for Ireland, with participants of all ages from just about every corner of the globe numbering about 800 over two weeks. This was my […]

Summer News

Posted by ian on June 5th, 2019

Noel Mitchell represented Ireland at the World Amateur Championship. This year it took place in Japan again, and Noel put in a sprint finish to end on 4 wins out of 8, which earned him 36th place. The Galway Tournament was won by Philippe Renaut, with Matei Garcia finishing in second place. There is a […]

Ireland Top the Table in PGETC

Posted by Eoghan on May 8th, 2019

With a 3–1 victory over Portugal last night, Ireland guaranteed a top place finish in League D of the Pandanet Go European Team Championships. This marks the first time that the Irish team has achieved promotion, and they will compete in League C in the 10th Championship, starting later this year. Second-placed Iceland will play […]

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.

2019 Belfast go tournament

Posted by James Hutchinson on March 29th, 2019

There will be a one day tournament in Belfast on Saturday September 14th. Location : Belfast Boat Club 30mn by player + 2x30s byoyomi 4 rounds Handicap Swiss tournament Registration : 9-9:15 First round : 9:30-11 Second round : 11-12:30 -lunch break- Third round : 1:30-3 Fourth round : 3-4:30 If you’re coming from Dublin, […]

2019 AGM announced

Posted by James Hutchinson on March 15th, 2019

There will be a meeting between the prizegiving and dinner on the Sunday evening of the Irish Go Congress (March 24th)

James Hutchinson wins 2018 Irish championship

Posted by James Hutchinson on March 15th, 2019

The concluding game of the 2018 Irish championship took place today. James beat Cian by resignation. The game can be found here: