Irish Go Association


April Rip-Off: Go, Panic, Victory

tournament participants playing Go

Top Left: Byoung-Ju Lee. Bottom Left: Joseph Learoyd. Centre Top: Tiberiu Gociu. Right: Matej Duricek A great day was had with fun and games aplenty. 16 players showed up to battle over the goban, from 20 Kyu to 3 Dan. It is great to see those who are new to the game show up…

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Finals Game 1 — Philippe’s Analysis

The first game in the 2023 Championship Final was a very tense, closely balanced game with big kills made by both players. Philippe Renaut emerged the victor, with a solid 6.5 point win over Lu Xinqun. Here he gives his analysis of the game, offering fascinating insight into his decision-making throughout the game. The second…

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AGM Returns Familiar Faces

A sparsely-attended Annual General Meeting was marked by stability in the leadership of the Irish Go Association, with all three officers re-elected unopposed. Niall Tuohy remains as President, assisted by Treasurer John Doyle and Secretary Eoghan Barry. The committee will be made up of Philippe Renaut, James Hutchinson, and Byoung-Ju Lee. The most contentious item…

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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…

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2023 Annual General Meeting

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of the Irish Go Association will take place online, at 8pm, Tuesday March 7th. All members are welcome to attend. The Agenda for the meeting will be:

  1. Minutes of Previous AGM
  2. Officers’ Reports
  3. Elections
  4. Motions
  5. Any Other Business

Detailed Draft Agenda Members are entitled to nominate candidates for…

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