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Cork Tournament Announced

Posted by ian on October 3rd, 2019

The dates for the mighty Cork Tournament are announced. The 23rd and the 24th of November. A five rounder Swiss Handicap event – full details here. You can register here.

Irish Womens Championship 2019 is under way!

Posted by Carol Doyle on September 27th, 2019

How to play:– Contact your opponent to arrange a game. Play online or in person if possible.– Report to the result to secretary@irish-go.org including an SGF if available.– The top two players after the round robin will play a final best of three match to determine Irelands next female Champion! Players CDP CH RP MR […]

Registration opens for the 3rd Irish Womens Championship

Posted by Carol Doyle on August 31st, 2019

The Irish Womens Go Championship determines who will hold the title of Irish Womens Go Champion. Registration is now open to all female identifying Irish passport holders and female identifying non-national persons who have been permanently resident in Ireland for at least 3 months. * Registration for 2019 is now closed. The current champion is […]

Registration Opens for Confucius Cup 2019

Posted by Eoghan on July 17th, 2019

Registration is now open for the 2019 Confucius Cup Go and Chinese Chess tournaments. Please see the tournament page for full details, and registration links. The 2019 Confucius Cup will take place on the 28th and 29th of September in the new venue, the Confucius Institute on the Belfield Campus of University College, Dublin. The […]

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.

Irish Go Congress 2019 Report

Posted by Eoghan on March 31st, 2019

In stark contrast to last year’s beasting, the 2019 Irish Go Congress took place last weekend in Dublin under clear skies. The Congress returned to its old home of the Teachers’ Club in Parnell Square, the scene of countless previous tournaments. Forty-two players competed over the course of the weekend, with visitors travelling from the […]

Irish Go Congress 2019

Posted by Eoghan on December 19th, 2018

I say, you chaps, let’s rock this joint in an old school way…for 2019 the Dublin tournament will return to it’s ancestral home, the Teachers’ Club on Parnell Square. The Irish Go Congress 2019 (to give it its full name) will be comprised of two tournaments — the Rapid, and the 29th Irish Open — […]

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 […]

Galway go tournament announced

Posted by James Hutchinson on December 7th, 2014

There will be a one day tournament in Galway on Sunday January 18th. See the Galway Club’s Facebook Group for up to date details. The expected format is also given below: Date : Sunday 18th of January Location : St-Mary’s College, St-Mary’s Road Galway City https://goo.gl/maps/OAzJU