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Top 8

Posted by eoghan on November 15th, 2008

The Top 8 Tournament is played annually to determine who will compete for the title of Irish Champion. The tournament takes the form of an eight-player league, with each competitor playing a single match against the others. The top four finishers each year automatically qualify for the following year’s Top 8 tournament with the remaining places filled by the top finishers in the Ladder Tournament.

Rules | Previous Tournaments

ThereĀ  are 8 competitors this year and the tournament is in process. THe first four games have been played and the last games will be played in the weeks to come.

The standings at this stage in this year’s tournament are shown below:

SF CR NM JG PR MT MG PK TOTAL
Steve Flinter XXX 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 5
Claas Rover 1 XXX 0 0 0 1 1(d) 3
Noel Mitchell 0 1 XXX 1 0 1 1 1 5
John Gibson 0 0 XXX 0 0 0 1 1
Philippe Renaut 1 1 1 1 XXX 1 1 1 7
Michael Thai 0 1 0 1 0 XXX 0 1(d) 3
Matei Garcia 0 0 0 1 0 1 XXX 1(d) 3
Peter Kasko 0 0(d) 0 0 0 0(d) 0(d) XXX 0

 
On 24th July Peter Kasko withdrew from his remaining games.
 
Steve and Noel are due to play a play-off to decide who plays Philippe in the final.