Play & Challenge. – ASR Autumn Leaves Contest 2017 starts now …

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( source: https://www.advancedstudyroom.org/autumn ) As follow up of ASR’s first seasonal contest, the ASR Summer Sunshine Contest which run from 2nd August till 30th September 2017, the active ASR players who participate in the monthly ASR league can also play in the ASR Autumn Leaves Contest. All who have played minimum 4 games in the regular ASR … Read more

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: 2017 Shanglv Cup International City GO Tournament (27 Oct – 1st Nov 2017)

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From 27th Oct to 1st Nov 2017, China’s biggest amateur Go tournament “Shanglv Cup International City GO Tournament” will be held in Hangzhou, China. The Shanglv Cup is more than an international tournament. This unique Go event is embedded in a cultural Go program along with the annually International Go Culture Conference, annually (see some … Read more

Amsterdam: EGCC celebrates 25th anniversary with special tournament (21& 22 Oct 2017)

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author: Kim Ouweleen (aka Murugandi) To commemorate the EGCC milestone of its foundation in 1992, the EGCC organizes a special Anniversary Go Tournament in the weekend of 21-22 October! The 25 Years EGCC Anniversary Go Tournament is part of the European Grand Prix and counts as a Bonus Level C tournament. Registration for the tournament has been open since midth … 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

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

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

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

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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

15th-20th Oct: 12th China (Nanning)-ASEAN Board and Card Games International Tournament

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Thanks to our Go friend Lapon Jirasophin from Thailand (Bangkok) for sharing some snaps of the 12th China (Nanning)-ASEAN Board and Card games International Tournament which took place from 15th till 20th October 2016. With his team mates he succeeded it to reach the finals (individual men) and semi-finals. This annual event is an invitational … Read more

31st Brussels Tournament 29-30th October, 2016

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seen @ ASR Event Calendar Tournament format Five rounds MacMahon without handicap Timing: 1 hour per player + byo-yomi: 15 stones for 5 minutes Komi: 6.5 Non-smoking tournament Registration and entry Fee 15€ for registration and payment before the 23/10/2016 20€ after the 23/10/2016 +5€ for Belgian players, non-member of the BGF (Why and How … Read more

CHINA Spotting: GO amateurs compete in Xiamen (South East China)

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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