4 days at 2017 Shanglv Cup Intern. City GO Tournament (10/27-01/11/2017)


review of 2017 Shanglv Cup International City GO Tournament (27 Oct – 1st Nov 2017) (Hangzhou/China – 03-11-2017) As announced in a previous post with additional info about the tournament, I joined for the third time in a row the Shanglv Cup in Hangzhou, one of the most important event in the country. The first day of the … Read more

CHINA Spotting #002: Team tournament in Hangzhou Go Club (16th-19th May 2017)


Guillaume’s China Spotting #002 Hangzhou Go club : Team tournament in May. Hangzhou/China (22/05/2017). – After my first China Spotting in October 2016 today some insights into “Chinese Go club world” where I am a regular member. In Hangzhou (where I live for more than 3 years now with my Chinese wife) the club management organizes tournaments and side activities (sightseeing, table tennis, … 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

From the Office desk… MAGIC 28 – the Moonshine Life of the ASR league.

  Dear Go fellows, dear members of ASR League ! It’s  five (5) weeks now since I overtook ASR – Advanced Study Room with full responsibility (see my former “From the Office desk…” notices here). Besides the huge work which has to be done to bring the ASR league back to life, I give it … Read more

From the office desk: second week… the job of a watchmaker

  Hello, dear Go friends & league members ! This “week report” starts to run a little more smoothly ! As I said in my last week post, creating a safe environment  for the league members, guarantee data privacy and intensifying a communication (driven by transparency) are my main areas to focus on, for now … Read more