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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

UCC Results

Posted by ian on November 27th, 2014

The University College Cork tournament took place on the 15th and 16th of November. The venue for this year was once again the Mardyke Pavillion. The format was a handicap Swiss, which offers up the chance to the lower ranked players to win the event. However, it was the highest ranked player taked part, Philippe […]

UCC Go Tournament

Posted by ian on October 12th, 2014

We are pleased to learn that the next Go tournament in Cork is coming up soon. You can find full details on the UCC website, but as a summary we can tell you this. The tournament will be a 5 round Swiss, and will take place on the 15th and 16th of November at the […]

Belfast Open Results

Posted by ian on September 2nd, 2014

The Belfast Open took place on the 30th and 31st of August at the now traditional venue of Belfast Boat Club. Continuing this year’s theme of French dominance was Ngoc-Trang Cao (1-dan), who won with a perfect score of 5/5. Congratulations to her! Coming second and third, were James Hutchinson (1-dan) and Peter Kasko (4-kyu). Then tied […]

August News

Posted by ian on August 25th, 2014

You may have expected nothing to happen on the Irish Go Scene until the upcoming Belfast Go tournament, but you were entirely wrong. Not 1, but 3 full ladder games have been played! As a result Philippe Renaut, newly resident in Co. Galway, has reached the top rung. James Hutchinson, the reigning champion slips down […]

France captures Galway

Posted by ian on May 20th, 2014

The Galway tournament took place on the weekend of the 17th and 18th of May, and was again a handicap swiss. This year there was a new winner, Marie Julien. She hails from the Compiègne club in France, and took first place with a perfect 5 wins out of 5. In second place was Aurelien […]

Galway Tournament Announced

Posted by ian on April 22nd, 2014

The Galway Go Club is pleased to announce the fifth Galway Go Tournament, in the Bridge Club, St Mary’s Road, Galway on the 17th and 18th of May 2014. This is a 5 round Swiss tournament with 50 min main time and 20 sec per move overtime (3 times) and 6.5 komi. Tea, coffee and biscuits […]

2013 UCC Go Tournament Results

Posted by ajka on December 11th, 2013

The UCC Go Tournament once again turned out to be a success. The attendance wasn’t as good as last year (18 players), but as usual we had a few international guests from the Netherlands, Germany, France and Poland. Congratulations to Kim Ouweleen 4d for winning the first prize with 5 wins and to his runner […]