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

review: 1st week of EGC 2017 (European Go Congress) in Oberhof (Germany)

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Hello, dear ASR members & Go friends ! … came back on Sunday from EGC2017 (as announced earlier). It was a amazing experience to see playing 700 Go enthusiasts on weekend tournament, beside watching Pro games, game commentaries and having lots of (Go) fun, far after midnight. It was enjoyable to meet Go players and … 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

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

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 – 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

live broacasting @ ASR YT Channel / ASR Room (KGS) on 18th May 2017 (09:00 am CEST): Guillaume’s “Lost Review” – ASR League month May ’17

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As a result of the short poll (see bottom) Guillaume Douron (aka litchee) will have a live broadcasting from China @ ASR’s Youtube Channel on coming Thursday at 09:00 am CEST (07:00 am UTC). You can follow the 1.5-2 hours live event also in the ASR Room on goKGS Go server. There it will be without … Read more