The three-way play-off at the top of the table was completed last night with Noel decisively beating Stephen by resignation. Stephen having lost to Claas, and Claas to Noel, the final position is 3rd – Stephen Flinter, 2nd – Claas Roever and 1st – Noel Mitchell.
Noel and Claas will now play a three game series to determine the Irish Champion for 2008.
There is one game remaining in the 2008 Top 8 tournament – the 4th/5th place play-off between Ian and John. The game is to be played on December 10th with the victor taking the last automatic qualification spot for the 2009 Top 8.