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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

Irish Go Congress 2019 2019 correspondence championship is off and running pgetc matches Online Interprovincials Weekly Meetings (last update 7 Oct 2018) Galway – Tuesday 20:00 in the Black Gate Dublin – Wednesday 20:30 in Toners Online – Thursday 20:00-22:00 on OGS Stillorgan – Sunday 14:00-18:00 at PingZone, St Benildus College

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

103.2 Dublin City FM’s Hello China Podcast recently interviewed Rory and John about Go and Chinese Chess, you can listen to the interview here.

Irish Pair Go Championship

Posted by Rory Wales on March 16th, 2017

To celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Ireland there will be a celebratory Pair Go Championship held at the Japanese Embassy on Sunday May 14th. Full details are available here.