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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 […]

29 Nov – UCC Results

Posted by ian on November 29th, 2009

Showing no fear, 18 brave Go players battled through the floods, sea serpents, and raging winds to enjoy a weekend of Go in Cork. Although local hero Wei Wang dropped a point this time, he still emerged winner on MMS. Following closely behind were Tong-Yu Cao and Kim Ouleween, the latter visiting from the Netherlands […]

2009 UCC Open

Posted by Rory Wales on November 2nd, 2009

Details for the UCC Open are now available, see webpage for details. The event will take place on the weekend of the 28/29th November instead of February next year. It will be EGF Class B with 5 rounds.

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 […]

2009 Belfast Open

Posted by ian on August 1st, 2009

Details for the Belfast Open are now available, see webpage for details. The event will take place on the weekend of the 26/27th September. It will be EGF Class B and either 4 or 5 rounds. Issue 2 of the Newsletter is also available to IGA members

2009 Irish Go Congress Results

Posted by ian on March 23rd, 2009

44 players turned out for this year’s Irish Go Congress. In-Seong Hwang (7d) returned to Dublin to take this year’s title with a perfect 5/5 score against tough opposition. In second place was Chi Min Oh (7d), while in third place on tiebreak was Csaba Mero (6d) edging out Corkonian students Wei Wang (6d) and […]

Upcoming Tournaments

Posted by eoghan on March 20th, 2009

Play go, see the world – a selection of upcoming European tournaments: April 3rd-5th Chester (British Go Congress) April 10th-12th Copenhagen (Nordic Championship) April 23rd-26th Prague (12th European PairGo Championship) May 9th-10th – Madrid (XII Madrid Go Tournament – PandaNet Tournament) May 21st-24th – Amsterdam (38th Amsterdam International – Pandanet Major Tournament)

UCC Results

Posted by ian on January 18th, 2009

16 players turned out for an eventful UCC Tournament. Wei Wang emerged as the winner of this year’s UCC tournament, with a perfect 5\5. In second place was Cao Tong Yu and Javier Fernandez in third. Full scoretable now available.  Round 2 was almost cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, (aka, a spot of rain and a […]

UCC Tournament – Dates Finalised

Posted by ian on December 16th, 2008

Just a quick reminder that the schedule for the second UCC tournament has been finalised now. It will be a 5 round event over the weekend of the 17th and 18th of January. You can email the organisers to register your interest for this tournament. You can find full details on their club website.

UCC Tournament – 2009 Date Announced

Posted by Rory Wales on November 27th, 2008

University College Cork will be holding its second annual Open Go tournament early next year. The 2-day event will begin on Saturday, January 17th, 2009 on the UCC Campus grounds. More details to follow soon…