ASR event – Guillaume’s LOST Reviews (ASR live channel – 05/18/2017)


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

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


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 Trust: new Feedback element for ASR members up!


19th April 2017(source: Service Review  – Feedback)   Welcome to ASR’s new service feedback page for the ASR members ! – Thanks for stopping by.  The ASR Team appreciates that you take your time to give us valuable feedback (one time or repeated). This page is mirroring individual feedback of any kind (positive + negative critics) … Read more

new Beta Testing (#008-1216) for ASR : Invisible reCaptcha


source: Beta Tests @ ASR The ASR Team takes it seriously with IT security (backupping, Firewall), data protection & privacy (SSL, secure login). The ASR website counts annually ~44,000 illegal login/malicious registration attempts (~ 120 per day). For our >475 ASR members (registerer Go players) it can feel annoying we have to demand to overstep … Read more

NL (No. 007-0217): Vision/Mission statement, league month March, Rookies, defect KGS games archive


Newsletter to 444 ASR members … archive of all Newsletters & Reminders:  ————- email message ———— From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (league) <>Date: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 1:10 AMSubject: vision/mission statement, start of league month March, rookies, defect KGS games archiveTo: …   Dear ASR league members, dear Rookies, dear Go friends ! … Read more

How the Grinch stole away half December from 119 Go players + Rookies !


Dear members of ASR league, dear Rookies & Go friends ! Most of you – at least 119 players (of total 403 registered members) who entered for the league month December –  have been tackled by some technical issues of ASR’s regular website since 15th December. The major impact onto your gaming was that you … Read more

Maintenance of ASR’s webserver + defect league system


On Thursday, 15th December 2016 – 03:23 UTC the Apache server for ASR’s website regularly under web address crashed completly. As follow up the content management / author system (WordPress), the Mysql databases + ASR league system are out of function. Already since 2-3 days before we had to notice an increased latency and … Read more

Newsletter (No. 004-1116): new teaching games, bots, game planning tool and more…


… the 4th official email newsletter to all ASR league players, in total 376 registered members. Former newsletters, reminders in the archive here: ———— email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (league) <>Date: Wedn, Nov 23, 2016 at 03:30 am UTCSubject: new teaching games, bots, game planning tool and more…To: ASR League players… … Read more

monitoring of last 30 days : 99.9 % renundance since 2nd server update


The ASR team likes to share with the league members some datas which document the IT work in the back office. Actually the ASR project runs three (3) mysql databases (version 5.47) and two servers (Apache 2.4.10 + Apache Tomcat) with Debian Linux 8 as OS, php (version: 5.6.24-0) and php extensions (e.g. mysqli, curl, mbstring). When the … Read more

positive tendency: ASR league statistics of last six months (April – Sept 2016)


The ASR Team had been curious about to take a closer look at the situation end of September. Since the team overtook fully responsibilty on 29th June 2016 for the ASR league and its future (as reported), first time in the ASR history (since 2002) have been setup a (more less) professionally controlling system which … Read more