Irish Go Association

Clubs

NOTE: All club meetings have been suspended during the Covid-19 Outbreak.

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

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

Dublin — Wednesday, 19:00, in Toners

Tournaments

Irish Go Congress (review)

Top 8

Galway, June 13th/14th (details coming soon)

Latest News

Updated PGETC Schedule

The time for the PGETC play-off between Ireland and Sweden has been changed to 7.30pm, June 16th. Tune in on IGS to cheer Ireland on. Note that Board 1 will be played at a different time, as both players are in China.

Korean Prime Minister’s Cup to Be Held Online

The 2020 Korean Prime Minister’s Cup will be held online as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to make face-to-face play impossible. The tournament will take place on the Tygem server, throughout the month of August. If you would be interested in representing Ireland at this KPMC, or would like further details, please contact the secretary,…

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Your New Irish Champion is… Matei

The news is coming a little late but the second game in the Championship took place on Saturday, May 31st on KGS. Matei Garcia emerged victorious against James Hutchinson to win the series 2–0, retaining his title for a second consecutive year. Congrats to Matei!

Philippe and Ruari Take Correspondence Wins

Ruari McCloskey defeated Stephen Nulty by resignation to finish with a perfect record of four wins from four games in Division C of the 2020 Correspondence Championship. Although several games remain unfinished, Philippe’s win over Noel means that Philippe will go undefeated in Division A. Therefore the final result of the 2020

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PGETC Play-Off Date Announced

Ireland’s play-off match against Sweden has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 16th on IGS at 8pm 7.30pm Irish time. A win would see Ireland promoted to the B league for the first time in the ten year history of the European Team Championship. The match will be played on five boards instead of the usual…

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