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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.┬áContinuing 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!┬áComing 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 […]

7 Nov – Belfast Open Results

Posted by ian on November 7th, 2013

Apologies for the delay, but the results for this event are now finally available here. A total of 15 players took part in the tournament this year, a good number of which were new faces to the competition. Co-founder of the club, Tibi Gociu claimed the glory this year, with 3 wins and 2 byes, […]

3 Sep – Belfast Open

Posted by ian on September 3rd, 2012

Regular visitor Laurens Spijker won the Belfast Open this year. Congratulations on the Dutch for notching up another victory on Irish soil! If anyone has pictures let us know ! Full results here Read on for Full Report…

3 July – Belfast Open Announced

Posted by ian on August 3rd, 2012

A date has been set down for this year’s Belfast Open, organised by James Hutchinson. Date: 1-2 September Venue: Belfast Boat Club 5 Round McMahon tournament Full Details here

28 Aug – Belfast Open Results

Posted by ian on August 28th, 2011

The 2011 Belfast Open took place again at Belfast Boat Club with a total of 23 players taking part. This continues the healthy trend of growing tournament attendance figures across the country. The winner was Andrew ‘Uberdude’ Simons, taking the title with a perfect score. Second place went to previous winner Matthew Crosby, while James […]

Belfast Open

Posted by ian on July 8th, 2011

This year’s Belfast Open will be a 5 round Class B event. It’s going to take place in the last weekend of August (27/28th), in the usual venue in South Belfast. For full information see the tournament page.

26th Sept – Belfast Open

Posted by ian on September 26th, 2010

The Belfast Open saw a fair crowd of 18 players and 1 ghost turning out to do battle. The winner was David Phillips (1d) of the Isle of Man, who gracefully lost his last round game thus creating a four way tie for second. Claas Roever (1k) and James Hutchinson (1k) shared second place on […]

Belfast Open Announcement

Posted by ian on June 5th, 2010

The webpage for the Belfast Open is now available to view. The open will take place on the 25th and 26th of September. We are trying to get an extra round on Saturday evening, but for the moment we are a 4 round, Class B event. Everyone is very welcome to attend! Additionally Issue 6 […]

Belfast Open Results

Posted by ian on September 27th, 2009

The 2009 edition of the Belfast Open saw a rise in numbers, with 17 players in all. Nobody was able to defeat Edinburgh’s latest resident dan – Matt Crosby – who topped the tournament table on 4 wins. In second place was Laurens Spijker, who was also the furthest travelled hailing as he did from […]