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


( source: ) 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

Newsletter (no. NL010-1017) … new league month, game planning, 25th EGCC anniversary …


copy of email newsletter sent to >540 registered ASR members. See also the former newsletters, reminders in the archive here: ———- email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (Services) <…@advancedstudyroom…> Date: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 4:30 PM Subject: ASR – Advanced Study Room … newsletter (no. NL010-1017) … new league month, game planning, 25th EGCC … Read more

Reminder (R010-0917): September League, new Communication Tools, seasonal event in October …


Reminder (R010-0917) to all >540 ASR members … see archive of all News, Reminders … ———- email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (Services) <…@advancedstudyroom…> Date: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 10:13 PM Subject: Reminder (R010-0917): September League, new Communication Tools, seasonal event in October … To: …@… Dear member of ASR – Advanced Study Room,  … Read more

Newsletter (No. NL009-0917): ASR’s new independence …


newsletter no. 009-0917 to more than 540 registered ASR members … see archive of all News. ———- email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (Services) <…@advancedstudyroom….> Date: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 12:38 PM Subject: ASR – Advanced Study Room … newsletter no. NL009-0917: ASR’s new independence … To: …@… Dear ASR members, dear Go enthusiasts ! Summer … Read more

announcement: Server Maintenance on 25th July 2017


… herewith we announce to the registered ASR members (>515) and visitors of ASR’s official website a new server farm update by our provider  is planned. Start: 2017-07-25 02:00 UTC End: 2017-07-25 04:00 UTC During the above window the network engineering team will be performing maintenance on border Internet routers. This is pro-active maintenance to … Read more

ASR event – Guo Juan’s two teaching games with karnickel 1D – February 2017


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

25/05/2017: Guillaume D. (ASR Team) on Chinese TV (Wuzhen) for Ke Jie vs. Alphago (match 2)


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

pre-announcement: New AlphaGo movie will premiere @ 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.


AlphaGo, the new documentary movie (~ 90 min.) by ten-time Emmy Award winning director Greg Kohs, will premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival (N.Y.). Hauschka (aka Volker Bertelmann) is composing the original music for the upcoming documentary AlphaGo (source: Tickets now available! #Tribeca2017 More details: Official FB page: Press release (29.03.2017): Inaugural Tribeca … 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