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!


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


Correspondence Championship (in progress)

Latest News

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
Stephen Nulty
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.

Ici, c’est Paris!

We had another of our epic Irish vs French Club battle last Sunday, this time against Paris-Aligre. 8 boards, 2 commentators, a lot of fun, some surprises and a final score of 5-3 for Paris-Aligre after a tense ending where all the eyes were on the decisive last game! All the ingredients were here for…

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