Mar 022018

Looking forward… March

Confucius Cup
As mentioned earlier, tonight’s Rapid has been cancelled. The hope is that the main tournament will still run over the weekend, albeit in a reduced form. Keep track of updates at

This was scheduled to take place tomorrow at the tournament. No word yet if that will change –

Further ahead… April

PGETC Round 8
Due to the uneven number of teams, Ireland will sit out round 7. Opponents for round 8 will be Morocco on April 17th –

Weekly Meetings

Cork – Monday 19:00 in Mr Bradley’s on Barrack Street –
Galway – Tuesday 19:00. Those interested should email info [at] alexander [dot] ie or call Richard on 091 555800 to confirm
Dublin – Wednesday 20:30 in Toners –
Online – Thursday 20:00-22:00 on OGS –
Stillorgan – Sunday 14:00-18:00 at PingZone, St Benildus College –

Looking back… February

2017 Irish Champion
Galway’s Philippe Renaut has taken the title after his final game with Noel Mitchell –

2018 Correspondance Tournament
All games started; a few have even completed already. Keep tabs at

PGETC Round 6
Portugal defeated Ireland 3-1 on Feb 20th –

3rd European Professional Go Championship
Full report, including mention that Ilya Shikshin has become the first European 2p, over on the EGF site –

London Go Centre Opens
London’s first Go Centre in 40 years opened last month –