Ireland  Comments Off on July
Jun 302016

Things are getting quiet for the summer months…

Looking forward… July

Weekly Meetings
Dublin – Wednesdays 20:30 in Toners – http://www.irish-go.org/clubs-tournaments/dublin/
Online – Thursdays 20:00-22:00 on OGS – http://www.irish-go.org/clubs-tournaments/online/
Cork – Sunday nights 20:00(-ish) in the Cricket Club Bar – https://www.facebook.com/groups/191875150950
Belfast – Monday nights at the Brewbot Pub on Ormeau Road – https://www.facebook.com/BelfastGoClub/?fref=ts
Galway – Tuesday at 20:00, usually at Westwood House Hotel. Anyone interested should email info [at] alexander [dot] ie or call Richard on 091 555800 to confirm
Cobh – Most Tuesdays 20:00. Contact us if you are interested – https://www.corkgo.org/?page_id=9

Looking back… June

37th World Amateur Go Championship – John finished in 49th position for Ireland – http://www.ranka.intergofed.org/?page_id=13885

DeepMind prize fund to be split between EGF, AGA, Korean Baduk Association, UNICEF UK, and Raspberry Pi/Code Club – http://www.eurogofed.org/index.html?id=55

James is looking for someone to act as captain for next year’s PGETC as he will be stepping down. Interested persons should post on https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/irish-go or one of the facebook groups.

DeepMind announces recipients of million dollar prize fund

 World  Comments Off on DeepMind announces recipients of million dollar prize fund
Jun 082016

The fund will be split between UNICEF UK, Raspberry Pi/Code Club, the American Go Association, the European Go Federation and the Korean Baduk (Go) Association.


*update* The AGA later posted a breakdown

The biggest recipient, UNICEF UK, will receive $450,000 to support global education work including girls’ education and gender equality, while $100,000 will be granted to Code Club UK for the creation of more clubs around the world for children to learn to program. The go community grant is $150,000 each to European Go Federation, the Korea Baduk Association and the American go entities. The AGF will receive $60,000 and the AGA $90,000, DeepMind said.