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2004 Irish Championship Final

Posted by stephen on November 9th, 2004

After two hard fought games, the 2004 Irish Championship has at last been decided. Noel beat Steve 2-0 to retain his crown. Game 1 was played on October 18th. Steve (w) lost control of his time in overtime, and his flag dropped with one stone left to play, resulting in a loss on time. The […]

Top 8 Results, September 29

Posted by stephen on October 4th, 2004

Another Top 8 result from Wednesday, September 29: Chris beat Bernard. This game brings to a conclusion the league part of the 2004 Irish Championship, leaving only the final between Noel and Steve, and the tie-break games between the three players on 3 points to decide the Japan points. The first game of the final […]

Top 8 Results, September 22

Posted by stephen on September 23rd, 2004

Another Top 8 result from Wednesday, September 22: Noel beat Chris. This means that with Noel and Steve both on 5/6, they are both qualified for the final without having to play the game between them. Hence, this game will not be played, and is halved by mutual agreement. Noel and Steve will now enter […]

Qualifier Draw

Posted by stephen on September 21st, 2004

The draw for the 2005 championship took place in the Pembroke last night (Monday, Sept 20th). Because of his inability to play his remaining games, Paul Brennan was deemed to have forfeitted his last two games, with a loss awarded to both Paul and his two opponents. What this means is that Noel, Steve and […]

Top 8 Results, September 8

Posted by stephen on September 9th, 2004

Two more Top 8 results from Wednesday, September 8: John (w) beat Aidan (b) by 10.5 points and Steve (w) beat Olivier (b) by 21.5. This brings to a close John’s, Aidan’s and Olivier’s games in this year’s championship. It looks likely that Olivier will finish in the top 4 of the championship, and hence […]

Top 8 Result, September 1

Posted by stephen on September 2nd, 2004

Top 8 result from Wednesday, September 1: Steve (b) beat Bernard (w) by resignation.

Top 8 Result, August 30th

Posted by stephen on August 31st, 2004

Another result from Monday, August 30th. Steve (w) beat Aidan (b) in a game that was pretty close the whole way along. However, Aidan got into time trouble, and eventually lost on time during overtime with one stone left to play. The general concensus was that Steve was about 10 points ahead on the board […]

Accumulated Points for Irish National Championship

Posted by stephen on August 27th, 2004

Current WAGC points in the Irish National Championship 2004 Top 8 This table shows the accumulated Japan points for the eight players in the 2004 championship. Noel Mitchell 37 Sephen Flinter 21 Bernard Palmer 20 Aidan Walsh 16.5 John Gibson 6 Paul Brennan 2 Chris Rafferty 0 Olivier Deme 0

Irish Championship Top 8

Posted by stephen on August 26th, 2004

Two new results on Wednesday, August 26. Noel beat Bernard, and Steve beat Chris after a tough scramble!

Irish Championship 2004

Posted by stephen on July 1st, 2004

The eight players in the table below will compete in a round-robin competition. The top two finishers playoff in a best of three match to determine the 2004 Irish Champion. WAGC points will be awarded as follows: 10 for first, 7 for second, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 for eighth. Games in the round […]