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 of 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

1.5 hours teaching game (audio/video) with Guo Juan (Pro 5 Dan) of 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

ASR’s first video message: The ASR Manager from Hangzhou (China) …

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Introduction Following video with a short message by the new ASR league manager is the first of its kind – so far we know – in the 14 years long history of ASR – Advanced Study Room. During summer 2016, the new ASR Team linked the ASR website with all relevant social medias (e.g. Facebook, … Read more

2 hrs teaching game (audio/video) with Guo Juan (Pro 5 Dan) of 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

2 hours teaching game (audio/video) with Guo Juan (Pro 5 Dan) of 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 3rd teaching game with Silkroad (2k) of June 2016

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 2nd teaching game with Silkroad (2k) of May 2016

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 event – Guo Juan’s 1st teaching game of March 2016 [live commentary by Guillaume D. / 3 Dan]

Guo Juan 5p gives monthly teaching games to the winner of ASR Alpha class. This is the first game of the season 2016 (live streamed on 18th March), having taken place in the ASR – Advanced Study Room on KGS. About the game itself: the key was directions of play and attacking. Even though there … Read more

ASR lecture – “Let’s make Go easier” with In-seong Hwang (8D)

  Teacher: In-Seong Hwang (8 Dan) Topic: Let’s make Go easier ! Event: ASR League lecture with In-seong Hwang (8D) Date: September 28th, 2014 This is the 3rd ASR lecture with In-seong Hwang 8 Dan EGF which took place in the Advanced Study Room on KGS. Go is a complex game and sometimes we think … Read more

ASR lecture – “How to play as white” with Andrew (2D)

Teacher: Andrew (2 Dan) Topic: How to play as white Date: June 26th, 2014 Here is a special ASR lecture in which Andrew (aka Greenbean) presents theories about how to play as white through a moyo style pro game between Tuo Jiaxi and Mao Ruilong. He goes further on and explain them thinking process throughout … Read more

ASR lecture – “Urgent moves in the fuseki” with Juri Kuronen (6D)

Teacher: Juri Kuronen (6 dan) Topic: Urgent moves in the fuseki Date: April 23rd, 2014 SGF: download Preface Go is fundamentally a surrounding game, to eat or to be eaten that is the question. Chinese rules highlight this very well: every alive stone on the board worth one point. It follows that the stability (strengths … Read more

ASR lecture – “Middle game theory” with In-seong Hwang (8D)

Teacher: In-seong Hwang (8 Dan) Topic: Middle game theory Event: ASR League lecture with In-seong Hwang (8D) Date: August 27th, 2012 This is the 2nd ASR lecture with In-seong Hwang, 8 Dan EGF, which took place in the Advanced Study Room on KGS. Following his last lecture about opening and attacking, he will talk here … Read more

ASR lecture – “Opening and attacking” with In-seong Hwang (8D)

Teacher: In-seong Hwang (8 Dan) Topic: Opening and attacking Event: ASR League lecture with In-seong Hwang (8D) Date: June 15th, 2012 This is the 1st ASR lecture with In-seong Hwang 8 Dan EGF which took place in the Advanced Study Room on KGS. In the first part of the video, he gives four opening ideas; … Read more