Announcement: Welcome to the European Go Congress 2017 in Oberhof (Germany) !

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7th January 2017 (1:1 re-print) A word from the president of German Go Federation! As you probably know, Germany became host of the European Go Congress 2017 just a few days before Christmas 2016. Despite the short time that this leaves for the preparation of the congress, I can assure you that we will make your … Read more

Results of league month December 2016 … HNY 2017

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As reported the automated league system of ASR’s monthly league has (still) some software defects. Therefore the ASR Team had to evaluate the games manually. Following tables are the results for the league divisions alpha, beta, gamma, delta + placement. – You can download the images as pdf here. Congrats to the players who made … Read more

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

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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

ASR event – Guo Juan’s teaching game with Syxok (3D) – Dec 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 on 12th December 2016 with Syxok (3 Dan), the winner of October league ( see announcement ). Guo J. commented live via audio channel during the … Read more

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