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The rotation process for the new league month October went very smoothly… it swapped all ASR league members of September into the new league divisions (alpha, beta, gamma, delta and placement).

For all new registered players: Welcome in the ASR league. – Enjoy your games !

New players can register through whole month here to play 24h x 7d

15th-20th Oct: 12th China (Nanning)-ASEAN Board and Card Games International Tournament


Thanks to our Go friend Lapon Jirasophin from Thailand (Bangkok) for sharing some snaps of the 12th China (Nanning)-ASEAN Board and Card games International Tournament which took place from 15th till 20th October 2016. With his team mates he succeeded it to reach the finals (individual men) and semi-finals. This annual event is an invitational … Read more

31st Brussels Tournament 29-30th October, 2016


seen @ ASR Event Calendar Tournament format Five rounds MacMahon without handicap Timing: 1 hour per player + byo-yomi: 15 stones for 5 minutes Komi: 6.5 Non-smoking tournament Registration and entry Fee 15€ for registration and payment before the 23/10/2016 20€ after the 23/10/2016 +5€ for Belgian players, non-member of the BGF (Why and How … Read more

new guideline: registration procedure for playing in the ASR league


published first on 10th Oct 2016 New membership guidelines in preperation … Actually the ASR Team is working on a new membership guideline for the ASR – Advanced Study Room and the ASR league. We are very aware about, that for now the ASR website is very unclear and confusing (by its structure and content). … Read more

CHINA Spotting: GO amateurs compete in Xiamen (South East China)


Guillaume’s China Spotting #001 Go amateurs compete in Xiamen (South East China) 09/29/2016-Hangzhou (China) – The 2016 Gold Cup World Amateur Go Tournament (GCWT) took place in Xiamen during a huge typhoon. The same time was a typhoon in Shanghai (probably due to the same severe weather in Xiamen). Also we experienced huge rains in … Read more

Taiwan: Joanne Missingham wins the 2nd “Strongest Women Go Battle”


translated for ASR – Advanced Study Room: Tao Zhi, China (Hangzhou) 2nd “Strongest Women Go Battle” won by Hei Jiajia (Joanne Missingham) for the second time in row 08/26/2016 – The 2nd “Strongest Women Go Battle” carried out today the championship final between Hei Jiajia (Joanne Missingham) and Yang Zixuan. Defending champion Joanne Missingham played … Read more

Newsletter (No. 002-1016): successfully roll out for ASR league in October (pre-announcement) …


… the second official email newsletter to all ASR league players, in total 307 registered members. ———— email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (league) <>Date: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 at 23:45 pm UTCSubject: successfully roll out for ASR league in October (pre-announcement) …To: ASR League players… Dear Go friends,Dear members of ASR … Read more

positive tendency: ASR league statistics of last six months (April – Sept 2016)


The ASR Team had been curious about to take a closer look at the situation end of September. Since the team overtook fully responsibilty on 29th June 2016 for the ASR league and its future (as reported), first time in the ASR history (since 2002) have been setup a (more less) professionally controlling system which … Read more

2016 Gold Cup World Amateur Go Tournament – 7 Europeans for the finals in Xiamen (China)


… with courtesy to EGF – Europea Go Federation Lucky Seven in China: 2016 Gold Cup World Amateur Go Tournament. Marika Dubiel 21.09.2016 14:04 The finals of the 2016 Gold Cup World Amateur Go Tournament were played between the 14th and 19th September, amongst 32 of the top amateur players in the world. Twenty of … Read more