Irish Go Association

New Irish Champion and Top 8 news- 14 March

The 2008 Championship has come to a close. Claas Roever won a marathon 4 hour game against Noel Mitchell by 1.5 points. This has been updated in the championship table. Colin and Tong Yu played their Top 8 game today on KGS. Tong Yu (white) made simply more points in a relatively quiet…

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Irish Championship Final

Claas (black) won the second game of the final by 3.5 points against Noel to even the score at 1 win apiece. The stage is then set for the crucial deciding game.

Latest Results

Ian Davis (black) defeated John Gibson by resignation in the 4th/5th place play-off, the final game in the 2008 Top 8.  As a result, Ian gains automatic qualification to the 2009 Top 8 and the final qualification via the Ladder goes to Brian Gallagher. Meanwhile Noel Mitchell has taken the lead in the three-game Championship…

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Top 8 Play-Offs

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…

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Top 8 ends in a 3 way play off

Noel (white) beat Steve in their last Top 8 game. There will now be a 3 way play off for the Irish Championship between Steve, Noel and Claas. The Top 8 results are viewable here . Brian and Bernard played the last game in the Top 8 on KGS with Bernard winning by resignation….

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