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

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


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

KGS Go server looses 8.46% in 33 days: Underpining the fundament of ASR’s virtual home…


It’s now 12 weeks the ASR Team is working continuously on renovating and modernizing the home of ASR – Advanced Study Room and its unique ASR league since it overtook full responsibility on 29th June 2016 for the ASR future. As you might have noticed in the “from the office desk” messages its a full … Read more