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Irish Online Championship 2008

Posted by ian on January 25th, 2008

This is a new tournament open to all IGA members and played on KGS.

  • The tournament will be a knockout format, beginning in April. Each round will be scheduled to last one week.
  • Handicaps would be based on KGS ranks (mainly – non ranked accounts would have to play at an estimated rank)
  • Handicap in games would be Difference-1
  • KGS Japanese Rules
  • 20 minutes maintime, with 25 stones in 5 minutes overtime

As if the glamour of a National title wasn’t enough, the winner will also get one year’s free subscription to Go4Go! 2nd through to 4th place will receive some lectures with Audiogolessons.

  • Round 1 Draw
  • irelandgo(winner) – gokoro . . . nigiri
  • Santa – circinus(winner) . . . no komi
  • robertm (winner) – irishsteve . . . nigiri
  • czarny – claas (winner). . . nigiri
  • rorywales – markwebb (winner). . . nigiri
  • ajka(winner) – waunygroes . . . nigiri
  • MrButtons (winner) – mm673 . . . MrButtons white, 2 stones
  • sutex(winner) – rottenhat . . . nigiri

The next round is

  • Round 2 Draw
  • ajka – mrbuttons (defaulted) … 6 stones
  • circinus – claas (winner)… nigiri
  • robertm (winner) – noel … nigiri
  • markwebb (winner) – sutex … nigiri

The next round is

  • Round 3 Draw
  • ajka(winner) – markwebb (excellent sportsmanship)… no komi
  • robertm – claas(winner) … no komi

Final: claas (winner) – ajka … no komi