Belfast — every other Monday from 18.30, Northern Lights (Ormeau Road)

Dublin — Wednesdays, from 19.30 until closing, in Toner’s

Lisburn — Saturdays, 10am — Facebook

NOTE: Regular meetings have not yet resumed in Cork or Galway. Please check their web pages to make enquiries.




British Go Congress
Belfast, March 31st–April 2nd

April Rip-Off
Teachers’ Club, Dublin 1, April 29th

Latest News

Confucius Cup Date Change: 23rd–25th September

At the request of our sponsor, the dates for the Confucius Cup have been changed to the following weekend, September 23rd–25th. Hope to see you all there.

Ireland Fifth in PGETC League C

Rounding off the twelfth season of the Pandanet Go European Team Championship, Ireland defeated Slovenia 3–1 to finish fifth in League C, losing the tiebreak to fourth-placed Norway. The match against Slovenia went down to the wire, with James Hutchinson securing victory by the narrowest of margins, a mere half-point, in the last game…

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Announcing: the IGA League

Do you hunger for more competitive games? Do you nurse a lingering desire to avenge your last tournament defeat? Does the gap yawning between the Ulster Open and the Confucius Cup fill you with ennui and despair? Fear not, we have you covered: starting from mid-May, the IGA League will bring you three…

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April Rip-Off: The Gong Show

go Cheng Gong vs. James Hutchinson

Cheng Gong (L) vs. James Hutchinson Sometimes you just happen to be in Dublin for a weekend, notice that there’s a tournament on, stop by on a whim…and proceed to sweep all before you to take the top prize. Visitor Cheng Gong, formerly of the London club, took three straight wins to top the…

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John Gibson (1948–2022)

“There, that’s an insidious little move…” It is with great sorrow that we report the death of John Gibson, one of the Irish Go Association’s longest-serving and best-loved members. In the course of a long career in Go, John achieved a ranking of one kyu, representing Ireland four times at the World Amateur Go…

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