Welcome…Irashaimase…Huānyíng…Chunmaneyo.

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New here ? – Visit first the new ASR Information & Support Center.

The rotation process for the new league month July 2017 was successful … it swapped all active ASR league members of June into the new league divisions (alpha, beta, gamma, delta and placement).

New league month starts on 2nd July 2017 – 12:00 am UTC. It runs till 31st July – 24:00 UTC.

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

finals of 34th World Youth Goe Championship (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

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34th World Youth Goe Championship Chiang Mai, Thailand The Senior Division is for youth aged 12—15, and the  Junior for kids under 12 by July 23rd, 2017. Players cannot be on the team, in the same age division, more than twice within 3 years. In 2017 the World Youth Goe Championship took place on July 18-23 in Chiangmai, Thailand. The tournament … Read more

announcement: Server Maintenance on 25th July 2017

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… herewith we announce to the registered ASR members (>515) and visitors of ASR’s official website  www.advancedstudyroom.org a new server farm update by our provider  is planned. Start: 2017-07-25 02:00 UTC End: 2017-07-25 04:00 UTC During the above window the network engineering team will be performing maintenance on border Internet routers. This is pro-active maintenance to … Read more

tutorial video: How to use the new ASR Information & Support Center ?

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Hello dear ASR fellows and Go friends ! After pre-releasing the ASR Information & Support Center beginning of June 2017, here comes the official introduction video created by JayR on how to use the integrated ‘knowledge base‘ & ‘ticket system‘. This self learning system runs in a data center (in Amsterdam) on an autonomous server … Read more

ASR Team hits Global One-Year Anniversary ! – Thank you to 507 ASR members.

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On 29th/30th June 2016, the ASR project was handed over by former volunteers to the new owner Guillaume Douron (4d CWF/5d AGA). The historical roots of the ASR – Advanced Study Room can be dated back earliest on ~2002. Since end of June 2016 a plus of 184.83% new registrations has been noticed.  (Rec.: In average the ASR league system … Read more

Reminder (R009-0617): Alpha, Beta + Placement division (ASR league)… still 3 days in June for your games … test new ASR Info & Support Center

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—- email on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:16:55 am CET  —-   Dear ASR league member, dear Go friends ! the June league is close to its end. We appreciate your engagement and dedication this month. In total 506 players are registered now, a plus of 184.3% since we – the ASR team – were handed over … Read more

Test: how well ASR sites work across mobile and desktop devices

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Since 3 weeks now the very new ASR Information & Support Center is up, hosted on an own server (cloud mysql, context-aware software) outside ASR’s regular website (wordpress/apache2/mysql on debian linux 8 server). We take a look at the performances (e.g. page speed, Java Scripts, plugins, CSS etc. ..) of both platforms. From a detailled analysis we … Read more

Kido Cup 2017 … Europe’s biggest open tournament in Hamburg on Pentecost (3rd-5th June)

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Kido Cup is modeled as a Korean multiple style Tournament – with a top group, and main tournament with special prices for women and youth players and children’s tournament – generously sponsored by the Korean company Kido Industrial Co., Ltd., and supported by the Hankuk Kiwon (Professional Players Association) and the KABA (Amateur Players Association). … Read more

ASR event – Guillaume’s LOST Reviews (ASR live channel – 05/18/2017)

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This is a special ASR event which was held by Guillaume Douron (ASR team manager) for the first time live on ASR’s YouTube channel. (Rec.: Actually because of some technical reasons (ip-ban / IP block by goKGS server) – probably because of using VPN to overcome China’s Great Firewall – the reviews had to be re-recorded offline (again). … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s two teaching games with karnickel 1D – February 2017

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February 2017 was the turn for Kirstin aka “karnickel” (1 Dan) who was winner of November league 2016 ! – Lucky Lady ! – Congrats 🙂 (see post of 4th December 2016 here: “Advent season: NOVEMBER prizes… teaching games with Guo Juan in December“) Guo J. commented live via audio channel during the teaching game. … Read more

25/05/2017: Guillaume D. (ASR Team) on Chinese TV (Wuzhen) for Ke Jie vs. Alphago (match 2)

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ASR’s team leader (and owner) Guillaume Douron, who lives since more than 3 years in China/Hangzhou,and his Chinese wife Tao Zhi (who is a jewelry designer) were invited by Zhejiang Television of Zhejiang Radio and Television Group. ZJTV is China’s 4th biggest TV channel (locally ~56 million audience), see official website. Guillaume D. herewith got the … Read more