Noel beat Steve in the second game of their 2006 Irish Championship final yesterday evening at the Pembroke. Noel, playing black, won by 4.5 points.
The game record is available in sgf format here:
Noel vs Steve Game Record
This leaves the 2006 Top 8 as follows (with the Japan points shown):
- Noel: 10 points
- Steve: 7 points
- Ian: 6 points
- Claas: 5 points
- Chris: 4 points
- Brian: 3 points
- Paul: 2 points
- Ka Chun: 0 points (forfeited all games)
This result has been reflected in the championhsip table and the Japan points.