Jan 312022
 

Looking forward… February

Top 8
Taking place on February 5th and 6th in Dublin

2022 Correspondence Championship
Games will begin Monday 7th on OGS.

Further ahead… April

April Rip-Off
In the place of the postponed Confucius Cup, the Rip-Off will be held on April 2nd at the Teachers’ Club in Dublin.

2022 Ulster Open
This 1-day, 3 round tournament will take place in Lisburn on April 23rd.

The far future… September

Confucius Cup 2022
This is scheduled for the weekend of 16th–18th September

Weekly Meetings

Dublin – Tuesday 19:30 in Toners
Online – Wednesday 20:00 on Discord, with games played primarily in the OGS Ireland Group
Galway – visit their club on OGS
Lisburn – Saturday 10:00 at 60-62 Longstone Street as part of Lisburn Chess club

Dublin meetings have resumed. Again.

Pandanet Go European Team Championship
12th PGETC
Ireland eked out one win against an all-dan lineup from Spain in the third round.
Ireland faces Denmark in round 4 on the 22nd.

Looking back… January

Basic Plan for Go Promotion
One of the KBA’s top ten news items for 2021. The AGeJ has an article by Daniela Trinks with the full list.

On the continent…

Grand Prix Finale 2021
Grand Prix 2021
Ilya won the finale in January. Commentaries can be found on the EGF’s Twitch channel.

EGC 2022
European Go Congress 2022
web site for this year’s EGC

Tenuki

OGS logo
OGS Price Increases
OGS will be increasing prices for new supporters from February

Weird and Wonderful cover
Weird and Wonderful
Kim Ouweleen has authored a book with Peter Brouwer – Weird and Wonderful – Vol. 1: Extraordinary Moves by Professional Go Players. It is available through SmartGo, Schaak en Go Winkel Het Paard, or Kiseido (soon)

IGA Resources

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Jan 022022
 

Looking forward… January

2022 National Championship
The initial double-elimination stage will be online, with the Top 8 in Dublin, and the championship best-of-three being players’ choice. The first round of qualifiers are expected to be complete by January 9th.

The far future… September

Confucius Cup 2022
This is scheduled for the weekend of 16th–18th September

Weekly Meetings

Dublin – Tuesday 19:30 in Toners
Online – Wednesday 20:00 on Discord, with games played primarily in the OGS Ireland Group
Galway – visit their club on OGS
Lisburn – Saturday 10:00 at 60-62 Longstone Street as part of Lisburn Chess club

Pandanet Go European Team Championship
12th PGETC
Ireland finished 3-1 against Slovakia in the second round.
After a break for Christmas, the next matches will be against Spain in the third round on January 25th.

Looking back… December

2021 Irish Winter Rengo
Won by Eoghan and Stephen

On the continent…

European Go Journal logo
Notes from the EGJ
Artem has posted a few snippets about the December European Go Journal over on the OGS forum

Online European Championship 2021
Won by Ilya – EGJ article
EGF article and overview

European Grand Slam 2021
Won by Artem. Full results, and SGFs of several games, are available from the tournament page.

EGC 2022
European Go Congress 2022
web site for next year’s EGC

Tenuki

Go Kid
Go Kid
A go player and comic artist

Go stones factory
A tour with lots of pictures posted over on OGS

Kids Go Server
In beta

IGA Resources

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