Galway Tournament 2017

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Jan 242017

The Galway Tournament will take place on May 6th-7th at the Galway Bridge Club, St Mary’s Road.

Cobh meetings for 2017

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Jan 222017

Since the new year, meetings in Cobh have been running on thursday nights in Whitepoint. Start time is around 20:00. Player strength ranges from 9k down into the 20’s.

We aim to continue the irregular tues/weds nights in Ballyvoloon as well. Details will be updated here when the schedule settles down.

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Jan 012017

This is the twelfth “issue”, which means I’ve been at this experiment for about a year now. Comments, feedback, and suggestions for change in 2017 are welcome!

Looking forward… January

Irish Correspondence Tournament 2017
This is now underway. Updates at

Top 8 + AGM
The AGM will be held in Ballsbridge Hotel, after the first day of the Top 8 (Jan 28th) –

Weekly Meetings
Dublin – Wednesdays 20:30 in Toners –
Online – Thursdays 20:00-22:00 on OGS –
Cork – Sunday nights 20:00(-ish) in the Cricket Club Bar – Cork Club is taking a break, but will resume later in January*
Belfast – Monday nights at the Brewbot Pub on Ormeau Road –
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 – Irregular weeknights at 20:00. Contact us if you are interested –

*The Cork group will be making use of Discord on a trial basis. To get an invite, contact Padraig or myself.

Looking back… December

Cork Go Tournament 2016
A brief summary, with links to results, photos, and the IGA writeup –

2017 Congress Location SNAFU
Final Answer: Oberhof, Germany –


Thanks as always to those who provide updates from around the country.