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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

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

RP JH NM JG TG TS GR  PK TOTAL
Roman Pszonka XXX  1 0 1 1 1 - - 4
James Hutchinson 0 XXX 1 1 1 1 - - 4
Noel Mitchell 1  0 XXX  1 0 1 - - 3
John Gibson 0  0 0 XXX 0 0 - - 0
Tiberiu Gociu 0 0 1 1 XXX 0 - - 2
Thomas Shanahan 0 0 0 1 1 XXX - - 2
Gavin Rooney - - - - - - XXX - -
 Paul Kelly - - - - - - - XXX -

Gavin Rooney and Paul Kelly were disqualifed from the competition for tardiness.

9-May: On KGS, Friday evening (May 9th, 2014),  Thomas Shanahan managed to win against  Tiberiu Gociu in the play-off game for the 4th place in TOP8. The game was played on KGS.