Maintenance of ASR’s webserver + defect league system

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On Thursday, 15th December 2016 – 03:23 UTC the Apache server for ASR’s website regularly under web address http://www.advancedstudyroom.org 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

Rookie Challenge Contest starts now… for all 35 candidates

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… sent to all 35 registered Go players with “status as candidates” ———- email message ———-From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (league) <>Date: Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 3:36 AMSubject: Rookie Challenge Contest starts now… for all candidatesTo: … Dear ASR member, We appreciate greatly your interest in ASR – Advanced Study Room and your … Read more

Newsletter (No. 005-1216): teaching games, November prizes, Rookie Challenge Contest …

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… the 5th official email newsletter on 5th Dec 2016 to all ASR league players, in total 386 registered members. Former newsletters, reminders in the archive here:https://www.advancedstudyroom.org/newsletter/archive ———- email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (league) <>Date: Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:55 PMSubject: Newsletter (No. 005-1216): teaching games, November prizes, Rookie Challenge Contest … Read more

new contest for total KGS beginners: ASR’s Rookie Challenge (pre-announcement)

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Dear members of ASR league, dear Go friends around the globe ! Beside the registrations of 105 Go players in November we had the pleasure to welcome another seventeen (17), who yet do not fulfill the minimum standards to play in the regularly ASR league. – In total we count now 37 so called “candidates“. … Read more

Advent season: NOVEMBER prizes… 2x teaching games with Guo Juan in December

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Dear members of ASR league, dear Go friends! The cold winter grabbed many of us in last weeks. Neither it has influenced the overall activity too badly nor your gaming mood . For instance we count Hyperman1 with 25 games, fightordie with 22 games and an unstoppable GoDave89 who won Beta division. 80% = 83 … Read more

Reminder (R007-1116): still 5 days in your division to play your games for ASR league month …

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———- email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (league) <>Date: Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 3:53 AMSubject: still 5 days in Alpha/Beta/Gamma/Delta/Placement division to play your games for ASR league month …To: …   Dear ASR league member of Alpha/Beta/Gamma/Delta/Placement division ! Christmas is coming closer ! – 42 of your Go fellows … Read more

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

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… the 4th official email newsletter to all ASR league players, in total 376 registered members. Former newsletters, reminders in the archive here:https://www.advancedstudyroom.org/newsletter/archive ———— 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

Newsletter (No. 003-1116): successful roll out for ASR league in November (pre-announcement) …

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… the 3rd official email newsletter to all ASR league players, in total 352 registered members. Former newsletters, reminders in the archive here:http://www.advancedstudyroom.org/newsletter/archive ———— email message ———- From: ASR – Advanced Study Room (league) <>Date: Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 09:05 pm UTCSubject: successful roll out for ASR league in November (pre-announcement) …To: ASR League … Read more

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

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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