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21 Aug – World Pair Go

Posted by ian on August 21st, 2012

At quite short notice, we learnt that Ireland would be offered a Pair Go place after the withdrawal of Croatia. So we are pleased to announce that Ken Savage and Sheena Walsh will be representing Ireland at the World Amateur Pair Go Championship this year. Pair Go is not often played in Ireland, and perhaps […]

Aug 19 – Team Ireland at WMSG

Posted by ian on August 19th, 2012

The World Mind Sports Games has been taking place this week in Lille, France. Ireland were represented by Ian Davis, James Hutchinson, and Rory Wales. The team played well, to take 10th place in their group, finishing ahead of USA-2, Australia, Brazil and Italy, having beaten the latter 2 teams. Full results are here, and […]

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

June 20th Closing Date for WMSG Entries

Posted by Rory Wales on June 9th, 2012

Just a reminder that the closing date will be Wednesday midnight, June 20th for entries to represent Ireland to play Go in the World Mind Sports Games in Lille, France, August 13-23, 2012. More details available here. The schedule of Go events is here. Information about the World Mind Sports Association with accommodation information is […]

2 July – World Mind Sports Games

Posted by ian on June 2nd, 2012

The second World Mind Sports Games will take place in Lille, France. In full, it will run from the 13th to the 23rd of August. There will be 5 Go events: Pair Go, Team, Men’s, Women’s, and Youth. All the competitions will be run as McMahon events. If you are interested in going, please let […]

Dutch Reign on Irish Soil

Posted by Rory Wales on May 27th, 2012

Kim Ouweleen 3d from Amsterdam won this year’s sun-beaten Galway tournament with a perfect 5/5 score. Justyna Kleczar 2k pipped Marek Gutkowski 8k to second place on SOS, both on four wins. 20 players took part, click here for results.

13 April – Galway Tournament

Posted by ian on May 2nd, 2012

The Galway Go Club is pleased to announce the THIRD GALWAY GO TOURNAMENT at the Bridge Club St Mary’s Road Galway City on 26-27 May 2012. This is a 5 round McMahon tournament with 50min time limit, 20sec per move overtime (3 times) and 6.5 Komi. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided. Everyone is […]

20 Nov – UCC Open Results

Posted by ian on November 20th, 2011

For once no natural disaster struck Cork on the eve of its Go tournament. 24 players turned up to do battle, but only 23 got to play. For the second year in a row the winner came from Dutchland, Kim Ouweleen boasting a flawless 5/5. In second place (on tiebreak) was Ian Davis, ahead of […]

UCC Go Tournament

Posted by ajka on November 13th, 2011

Just a quick reminder about our tournament – it’s on next weekend, 19-2oth November 2011 on the main campus of UCC, in Electrical Engineering building, room L1. If you haven’t registered yet, please do so by e-mailing us ( as soon as possible. Our website has been updated with the location on the map and […]

The 5th UCC Weiqi (Go) Tournament

Posted by ajka on October 14th, 2011

Last Wednesday (12th October) the UCC Weiqi Club held an EGM regarding the tournament we are organising next month. We do have a general setup now and are ready to begin the registration. General information on the tournament: When and where: 19-20th November 2011, Electrical Engineering Building L1 Tournament system: 5 rounds, McMahon, Class B, […]