Archive for the 'World Baduk Championship' Category

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,┬áhe won against Guatemala and Ecuador, but lost to Belgium, Sweden, Macau, and Romania. It was Yikang […]

28 Oct – Korean Prime Minister’s Cup

Posted by ian on October 28th, 2012

Sketchy news reports have come in from Gwangju, Korea. James Hutchinson scored 3/6, beating Cyprus, Chile and Ecuador. Congratulations to him. The wbaduk website has some coverage of the event.

28 Oct – Ireland 49th in KPMC

Posted by ian on October 27th, 2011

Rory Wales represented Ireland this year in the Korean Prime Minister’s Cup. He won 3 games out of 6 in this fast paced competition, earning a respectable placing of 49th overall. There was a bar of 4d in the competition. Rory won against India, Brunei, and Kazhakstan, while losing to Australia, Belgium, and Slovakia. There […]

24th Oct – Korean Prime Minister’s Cup

Posted by ian on October 25th, 2010

Ireland managed to acheive 25th place in the Korean Prime Minister’s Cup World Amateur Baduk Championship. With the aid of a fortunate draw Ian Davis grabbed 4 wins from 7, laying waste to Norway, Portugal, Kazhakstan and Brazil – while failing miserably against Slovakia, Sweden and Denmark. Korea won the event ahead of Japan and […]

News from Korea

Posted by ian on November 11th, 2008

Terence McSweeney represented Ireland at this year’s Korean Prime Minister’s Cup. He finished in 47th place, with 3 points from 8 games, a solid result. After a good start in the competition, with wins over Switzerland and Colombia (4dan), he ran into much tougher opposition. A win in the last round over Mongolia secured a […]

Irish Results at 2nd Korea Prime Minister Cup

Posted by olivier on October 24th, 2007

We are delighted to announce that John Gibson represented us very well at the second KPMC tournament. which took place in Suwon City, Korea. John scored 3 wins against Chile, Bulgaria and Costa Rica out of 6 games and finished in 56th place of the tournament. The game against Bulgaria (1 dan) is a particularly […]

Korea Points

Posted by olivier on August 22nd, 2007

The rules for Korea points and an updated Korea points table are now available on this site.