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18 April – Top 8 Result

Posted by ian on April 18th, 2009

Colin and Ian played their Top 8 game tonight on KGS. In what was at times a suspicious moyo game, Ian (white) used komi well, and came out on top by 22.5 points. This result has been updated in the championship table.

Top 8 News

Posted by ian on April 8th, 2009

Colin MacSweeny scored his first win in this year’s Top 8 against seasoned campaigner Brian Gallagher. Playing on KGS, Colin (black) came out on top in a moyo game. Full state of play available at the scoretable PS: Issue 1 of the IGA Newsletter is available to all IGA members.

New Irish Champion and Top 8 news- 14 March

Posted by ian on March 14th, 2009

The 2008 Championship has come to a close. Claas Roever won a marathon 4 hour game against Noel Mitchell by 1.5 points. This has been updated in the championship table. Colin and Tong Yu played their Top 8 game today on KGS. Tong Yu (white) made simply more points in a relatively quiet game, winning […]

18 Feb – Top 8 Result

Posted by ian on February 18th, 2009

Last year’s championship may not yet be finished, but this year’s Top 8 continues onwards. Ian and Brian played on KGS on Wednesday night. Brian (black) built a large moyo, but Ian successfully lived inside after a difficult probe. In the end Brian had to resign. The standings have been updated in the 2009 championship […]

First Top 8 Result in 2009

Posted by ian on January 7th, 2009

Newcomer Colin played against Claas last night in the first Top 8 game of the year. Claas won in aggressive style, by killing too many of Colin’s stones. You can find the results here.