Irish Go Association

Join the Irish Go community on the IGA Discord channel!

Throughout the week we talk all things Go. Every Wednesday evening from 8pm players from all across Ireland play each other via Discord and the OGS Ireland room.

Beginners welcome, teaching games and reviews can be arranged during the session.

Come and say hi!


Dublin — Tuesdays, from 19.30, in Toner’s

NOTE: Regular meetings have not yet resumed in Cork or Galway. Please check their web pages to make enquiries.

Cork — Alternate Tuesdays 20:30, in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Hall, (check Facebook to confirm)

Galway — Tuesdays, 19:00, in McSwiggan’s



Confucius Cup
Dublin, 3–5th March 2022
(provisional, details to follow)

Irish Summer Cup

Latest News

Irish Summer Go Cup – Registrations are open

Hello merry go players!
What is a summer without a good ol’ Irish Summer Cup? Don’t worry, the IGA has you sorted with an exciting 5 rounds online tournament taking place in July on OGS!
All details can be found on the tournament webpage but to give you a flavour:

  • one round every Wednesday night
  • free

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Carol Tops the B Bracket

Carol Doyle-Plikk has come out on top of the Correspondence Championships B Bracket with a perfect 6-0 record. Check the full tournament standings and the game records on OGS. The A bracket beckons next year, Carol. Meanwhile in the A bracket, only Noel Mitchell stands between Chris Welch and his own clean…

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Matei Wins the Championship

Matei Garcia took victory by the narrow margin of 1.5 points in the second game of the 2021 championship, securing his third consecutive championship, and winning his third consecutive match-up against James Hutchinson. Making good on his pre-game promise to play for moyo, Matei took central influence from the earliest moves, giving James solid territory…

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Correspondence Championship Entries Closed

Entry for the 2021 Correspondence Championship are now closed. Invitations have been sent to the entrants and play will begin next Monday, February 15th. You can observe the progress of the tournament on OGS: Division A
Alex Delogu
John Gibson
Peter Kasko
Noel Mitchell
Thomas Shanahan
Chris Welsh Division B
Ray Burke
Killian Davis
John Doyle
Carol Doyle-Plikk
Bob Murray
Patrick Naughten
Niall Redmond

Correspondence Championship — Deadline Reminder

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for entries for the 2021 Correspondence Championship is midnight, this Sunday, February 7th. To enter, just email eoghanbarry at outlook dot com with your OGS username. See the post linked above for more details.

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