Mexico (Cancun): 1st Latin American Go Congress (13th-15th Oct)

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Inspite heavy hurricanes, tropical storms and earth quakes we had to notice last weeks Mexico still is being chosen as the host country for the 1st Latin American Go Congress and the Ibero American Go Championship (CIG). It will be the biggest go event in Latin American. It is sponsored by the International Go Federation (IGF). The … Read more

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 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

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

pre-release: It is done… ASR’s new GAME planner (prototype) ready in full function.

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20th April 2017(original source: “My GAME Planner“) ASR’s new GAME Planner (prototype) for your desktop is ready and will be available very soon to all active ASR league players. – The ASR team just now is in the editing process for a tutorial video … ready in some very few days. (P.S.: The ASR Team … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s 1st teaching game with GoDave89 1D [review + short lecture] – January 2017

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Each month the winner of Alpha league division is rewarded with a teaching game by Guo Juan 5p – one of ASR’s highly profiled GO teachers ! So happened in January 2017 with GoDave89 (1 Dan), the winner of December 2016 league ( see announcement ). Guo J. commented live via audio channel during the teaching game. … Read more

new ASR guideline: “prizes – teaching games” (handout for Go teachers & prize winners)

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Go teachers, students (ASR members), winners and guest visitors shall experience the event with live broadcasting at its best. The ASR team advices teacher + winner with following handout (as downloadable pdf format): Basic infos about the (monthly) prizes you find on ASR’s official website: (monthly) prizes… http://www.advancedstudyroom.org/prizes ASR league… http://www.advancedstudyroom.org/about ASR guidelines (overview)… http://www.advancedstudyroom.org/guidelines … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s teaching game with Syxok (3D) – Dec 2016

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Each month the winner of Alpha league division is rewarded with a teaching game by Guo Juan 5p – one of ASR’s highly profiled GO teachers ! So happened on 12th December 2016 with Syxok (3 Dan), the winner of October league ( see announcement ). Guo J. commented live via audio channel during the … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s 2nd teaching game with GeorgeW (4D) – Sept 2016

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Each month the winner of Alpha league division is rewarded with a teaching game by Guo Juan 5p – one of ASR’s highly profiled GO teachers ! So happened last month with George Wang (4 Dan), the winner of August (and July) league, see ASR announcement. Guo J. commented live via audio channel during the … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s 1st teaching game with GeorgeW (4D) – August 2016

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Each month the winner of Alpha league division is rewarded with a teaching game by Guo Juan 5p – one of ASR’s highly profiled GO teachers ! So happened last month with George Wang (4 Dan), the winner of July league ( see announcement ). Guo J. commented live via audio channel during the teaching … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s 2nd teaching game with Silkroad (2k) – June 2016

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Guo Juan 5p gives monthly teaching games to the winner of ASR Alpha class. This is the third game of the season 2016, taking place in the Advanced Study Room on KGS. In May 2016, Silkroad defeated every other player of Alpha class at least once in a runaway victory. This means he won a … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s 1st teaching game with Silkroad (2k) of May 2016

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Guo Juan 5p gives monthly teaching games to the winner of ASR Alpha class. This is the second game of the season, taking place in the Advanced Study Room on KGS. This month,  Silkroad 2k firmly won the top league and therefore played a 3 stones handicap game with our teacher. This game has been … Read more

ASR lecture – “San Ren Sei opening” with Péter Markó (7D)

Here is the 1st ASR lecture with 7Dan Péter Markó (aka Thundergod), which took place shortly in the ASR – Advanced Study Room on KGS. In this lecture Marko introduced the San-Ren-Sei opening (Starting with 3 hoshi points) through a tournament game he recently played against a strong European 7d and he kindly answered every … Read more