Irish Go Association

Assorted News

There has been some action in the Top 8 recently. Noel Mitchell played two games, defeating Colin MacSweeny, but then losing to Michael Thai. These results have been reflected in the championship table. At this late stage in the tournament the final positions are still very unclear. Also in the Ladder James Hutchinson…

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Top 8 Result – June 24

Noel and Claas played their Top 8 game in Larry Murphy’s the Pembroke. Noel, playing white, emerged the winner after giving Claas two weak groups in the opening. This result has been reflected in the championship table. The Top 8 is now past the half way stage.

Top 8 Result – June 12

Ian and Claas played their Top 8 game tonight in the John Hewitt pub in Belfast. Claas (Black) tried very hard to lose in yose, but was unsuccesful, winning by 5.5 points. This result has been reflected in the championship table.

General News – May 27

Today the World Amateur Go Championship has started. This year there are two places to follow the action and the fortunes of our representative, Brian Gallagher. As well as the official website, there is also the excellent ranka website, with interviews, reports and reviews. Also Steve Flinter has withdrawn from this year’s Read More

Top 8 Result- 14 May

Ian and Noel played their Top 8 game last night at a busy Larry Murphy’s. In a close game Ian (w) won by komi after taking advantage of a yose mistake. This result has been reflected in the Championship Table. It was also decided at a committee meeting that the Korea Points available at…

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