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CHINA Spotting #003: (biannual) GO League 2017 in Jin Rui Go Club (Hangzhou, China)

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Guillaume’s China Spotting #003 Jin Rui Go Club : biannual league. I have been participating in a half year long league tournament in the Jin Rui Go Club (Hangzhou/China), as well as another team tournament between the league groups – see my other post “CHINA Spotting #002” about it. I live now for more than … Read more

ASR Summer Sunshine Contest 2017 starts on 2nd Aug 2017 (12:00 am UTC)

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While many of our ASR members might attend the 61st European GO Congress 2017 in Oberhof (Germany)  from 22nd July till 6th August and the 33rd US Go Congress in San Diego (California, USA) from 5th till 12th August we might have some lower gaming activities in the monthly ASR league.     Therefore the ASR Team setup a specific … Read more

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

MYOSU … 1st ENG issue (premiere) of new Go magazine (published in South Korea) for free.

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Launch of Global Baduk Magazine “Myosu” Since there is no global English Baduk magazine nowadays, a team of Myongji University, c/o College of Arts & Physical Education (department of Baduk studies) in Seoul around chief editor Le Kieu Khanh Linh work on a brand new magazine for the English speaking Baduk community. The magazine name … Read more

Welcome…Irashaimase…Huānyíng…Chunmaneyo.

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

The leage system for the new league month October 2017 is tuned for all league divisions (alpha, beta, gamma, delta and placement).

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

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

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