Irish Go Association

Join the Irish Go community on the IGA Discord channel!

Throughout the week we talk all things Go. Every Wednesday evening from 8pm players from all across Ireland play each other via Discord and the OGS Ireland room.

Beginners welcome, teaching games and reviews can be arranged during the session.

Come and say hi!

Clubs

Dublin — Tuesdays, from 19.30, in Toner’s

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

Cork — Alternate Tuesdays 20:30, in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Hall, (check Facebook to confirm)

Galway — Tuesdays, 19:00, in McSwiggan’s

 

Tournaments

Confucius Cup
Dublin, 3–5th March 2022
(provisional, details to follow)

Irish Summer Cup

Latest News

Ici, c’est Paris!

We had another of our epic Irish vs French Club battle last Sunday, this time against Paris-Aligre. 8 boards, 2 commentators, a lot of fun, some surprises and a final score of 5-3 for Paris-Aligre after a tense ending where all the eyes were on the decisive last game! All the ingredients were here for…

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Top 8 — Round 1

With the qualifying rounds complete, Roman Pszonka, Piotr Gawron, Thomas Shanahan and Peter Kasko have advanced to join Matei Garcia, James Hutchinson, Alex Delogu and Michael Thai in the Top 8. The draw for the first round of the double elimination is: Matei Garcia (superhonte) vs. Michael Thai
Roman Pszonka (romanp) vs. Piotr Gawron (pgaw)
James Hutchinson…

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Top 8 — Qualifying Round 2

When the dust settled last night, the following warriors advanced to the second qualifying round for the Top 8: John Gibson, Stephen Flinter, John Courtney, Piotr Gawron, Peter Kasko, and Tom Shanahan. The pairings for the second round are: G: Roman Pszonka (romanp) vs. John Courtney (JohnCourtn)
H: Ian Davis (javaness) vs. Piotr Gawron (pgaw)
I: John…

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Correspondence Championship — Entries Open

For those of you who prefer something a little more laidback than the sturm und drang of the Top 8, may I present the 2021 Correspondence Championship? Same deal as last year, this tournament is open to anyone who is Irish, has ever lived in Ireland, is married or otherwise related to someone Irish, or…

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Top 8 — Qualifying Round 1

The first qualifying round for this year’s Top 8 tournament will be played next Wednesday, January 13th, at 8pm in the Ireland room on KGS. With fourteen candidates contending for the four open places in the Top 8, perhaps the largest field the tournament has ever seen, there will be two qualifying rounds, the second…

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