Irish Open

Type
McMahon
Tournament Type
A
Friday evening: Irish Rapid Play. Saturday and Sunday: 5 round McMahon tournament. Time limit 60 minutes 5x30s byoyomi.
Venue
UCD, Dublin
Contact
Eoghan Barry eoghanbarry @ outlook.com
Current Champion
Stanislaw Frejlak

Annual major weekend McMahon tournament - the Confucius Cup - held in Dublin

Past Winners and Results
  • 2022 Stanislaw Frejlak
  • 2020 Ye, Lucas Zhirui
  • 2019-Sep Kim, Young-Sam
  • 2019-Mar Xie, Tunyang
  • 2018 Lukas Podpera
  • 2017 Kim, Seong-Jin
  • 2016 Oh, Mingyu
  • 2015 Kim, Young-Sam
  • 2014 Fan Hui
  • 2012, 2013 Csaba Mero
  • 2011 Antti Tormanen & Wei Wang
  • 2010 Ondrej Silt
  • 2009 Hwang, In Seong
  • 2008 Cho, Seok Bin
  • 2007 Kim, DK
  • 2006 Hwang, In Seong
  • 2005 Yung Chen
  • 2004 Toshio Nishimura
  • 2003 Marco Firnhaber
  • 2002 Toby Manning
  • 2001 Gerry Mills
  • 2000 Richard Hunter
  • 1998, 1999 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1997 Alistair Wall
  • 1996 Zhang, Shutai
  • 1995 Matthew Macfadyen
  • 1994 Tony Goddard
  • 1993 Gerry Mills
  • 1992 Taro Matsumoto
  • 1991 David Phillips
  • 1990 Isao Toshima
Start Year
1997
Normal Month
March
Current?
Current

The Irish Open is the main tournament of the Irish Go Congress in Dublin. It is often part of the European Grand Prix. It was called the Confucius Cup from 2012 to 2018 and 2022.

Usually preceeded by the Irish Rapid Play on the Friday evening.

Due to snow 2018 event reduced to 3-round rapid play. The Confucius Cup was last held in September 2022. Date for 2023 TBA.

Last updated Tue Sep 27 2022. If you have any comments, please email the webmaster on web-master AT britgo DOT org.