In the second game of the Irish championship, Philippe attempted a ninja star fuseki, and defeated James by half a point to claim the title.
Congratulations to him!
We are pleased to announce The Cork Go Tournament of 2015 – 21st ~ 22nd of November. More information about can be found here.
Ireland’s largest Go and Chinese Chess tournament, The Confucius Cup, will occur next year the weekend of March 4th-6th 2016. More details to follow soon.
Connaught secured their third inter provincial title with a 2-1 victory over Ulster. Congratulations to them.
The final game in the Open section of the Irish Correspondence Championship has ended. After many interesting games, the early pace was set by Philippe Renaut, but he was eventually joined at the top of the table by Irina Davis. Since there were no tiebreakers, they are this year’s joint winners, on 9 wins from 10 games. In a tie for third with 7 wins were Noel Mitchell, James Hutchinson, and Michael Plikk.
Full results are here.
The Confucius Institute for Ireland has generously sponsored more Go lessons to the Irish Go Association.
Fan Hui 2p will be giving lessons starting tomorrow, September 9th on KGS.
More details can be found here.
Ken Savage has won the second edition of the Irish Intermediate Correspondence Championship. There remain a few games, left to be played, but nobody can catch Ken given his perfect score of 11 wins from 11 games. In second place was young Alex Delogu on 10 wins.
You can see the full results table here. Congratulations to Ken, and to everyone who took part this year.