The April Rip-Off

alex and james at the go board

Step right up and show us your dirtiest tricks. The one-day Go tournament in honour of the late, great Go trickster, John Gibson, is returning to Dublin on Saturday, April 29th. The venue, The Teachers’ Club, is located in the centre of Dublin, easily accessible by public transport and with many local accommodation options available.

The Details

Three rounds, McMahon format, handicap of difference in McMahon Score minus one.
Time Limits: 45 minutes main time plus 5 periods of 30 seconds byo-yomi (EGF Class B)
Entry Fee: €15 standard. €10 concession. Payment will be collected as cash on the day.
Venue: The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1. (Map)

  • 2 x €20 vouchers for Guo Juan’s Internet Go School
  • Pride? Honour? Do these things not mean anything anymore?

The Schedule

11:00: Sign-In
11.30: Round One
13.45: Lunch
14.45: Round Two
17.00: Round Three
20.00: Dinner


Please register as soon as you know you can make it by filling out this Google Form. Preregistration assists us in the organisation of the event. The current list of entrants can be seen below.


If you have any questions or need assistance please contact Tournament Director Niall Tuohy at

Current Entrants

Table will be updated intermittently. Last update: 22/03/2023

Stephen Flinter1 Kyu
Alex Delogu1 Kyu
Peter Kasko3 Kyu
Eoghan Barry3 Kyu
Loic Schaefer4 Kyu
Niall Tuohy4 Kyu
Byoung-Ju Lee5 Kyu
Tan Pham Minh Vo6 Kyu
Stig Petersen8 Kyu
Joseph LearoydNone
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