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!


NOTE: All club meetings have been suspended during the Covid-19 Outbreak.

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

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

Dublin — Wednesday, 19:00, in Toners


Correspondence Championship (in progress)

Irish Summer Cup

Latest News

Ireland vs Grenoble – How it happened…

This Monday took place a fabulous event : the first of a set of Friendly Team Matches between Ireland and some famous French clubs! We had the extreme honour of having a live comment of the 11 games by GoPro Yeon Woo, Korean 2p from Korea who is both a fab player and a very…

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Ireland vs France – Round 1 Club de Grenoble

Hi everyone, I am very excited to announce the launch of a set of Friendly Team Games between Ireland and French clubs! To trigger this set of games, we start with an absolutely unique event this Monday 9th of November at 8pm Irish time :
a 11 simultaneous boards competition reviewed live by the amazing Korean…

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Top 8 — Entries Open

Entries are now open for the 2021 Top 8, the qualifying tournament for the National Championship. In light of the ongoing restrictions to combat Covid-19 in Ireland, the entire tournament will take place online for the first (and, hopefully, the last) time. Dates UPDATE: Pending discussion with the entrants, games may be scheduled on Wednesday…

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11th European Pandanet Team Cup – Round 1

Last Tuesday was the first round of the Pandanet European Team Cup.
Ireland had a lot of pressure on their shoulders with a breathtaking one point miss last year to be promoted to league B, everybody was expecting them to start strongly in this year tournament. If you add to this the fact that, on…

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Irish Summer Go Cup – and in the end, ChoChiHun wins!

In a dramatic finish, the Irish Summer Go Cup finally came to an end yesterday with a win by team ChoChiHun over team Takemiya.

Matei was ready to pay a vibrant tribute to his team leader, legendary Takemiya, and opened up with a Sanrensei opening. I was ready to pay one to my team leader, the…

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