Welcome…Irashaimase…Huānyíng…Chunmaneyo.

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New here ? – Visit first the new ASR Information & Support Center.

The rotation process for the new league month July 2017 was successful … it swapped all active ASR league members of June into the new league divisions (alpha, beta, gamma, delta and placement).

New league month starts on 2nd July 2017 – 12:00 am UTC. It runs till 31st July – 24:00 UTC.

New players can register through whole month here to play 24h x 7d

tutorial video: How to use the new ASR Information & Support Center ?

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Hello dear ASR fellows and Go friends ! After pre-releasing the ASR Information & Support Center beginning of June 2017, here comes the official introduction video created by JayR on how to use the integrated ‘knowledge base‘ & ‘ticket system‘. This self learning system runs in a data center (in Amsterdam) on an autonomous server … Read more

ASR Team hits Global One-Year Anniversary ! – Thank you to 507 ASR members.

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On 29th/30th June 2016, the ASR project was handed over by former volunteers to the new owner Guillaume Douron (4d CWF/5d AGA). The historical roots of the ASR – Advanced Study Room can be dated back earliest on ~2002. Since end of June 2016 a plus of 184.83% new registrations has been noticed.  (Rec.: In average the ASR league system … Read more

Reminder (R009-0617): Alpha, Beta + Placement division (ASR league)… still 3 days in June for your games … test new ASR Info & Support Center

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—- email on Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:16:55 am CET  —-   Dear ASR league member, dear Go friends ! the June league is close to its end. We appreciate your engagement and dedication this month. In total 506 players are registered now, a plus of 184.3% since we – the ASR team – were handed over … Read more

Test: how well ASR sites work across mobile and desktop devices

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Since 3 weeks now the very new ASR Information & Support Center is up, hosted on an own server (cloud mysql, context-aware software) outside ASR’s regular website (wordpress/apache2/mysql on debian linux 8 server). We take a look at the performances (e.g. page speed, Java Scripts, plugins, CSS etc. ..) of both platforms. From a detailled analysis we … Read more

Kido Cup 2017 … Europe’s biggest open tournament in Hamburg on Pentecost (3rd-5th June)

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Kido Cup is modeled as a Korean multiple style Tournament – with a top group, and main tournament with special prices for women and youth players and children’s tournament – generously sponsored by the Korean company Kido Industrial Co., Ltd., and supported by the Hankuk Kiwon (Professional Players Association) and the KABA (Amateur Players Association). … Read more

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

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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

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

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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)

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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

CHINA Spotting #002: Team tournament in Hangzhou Go Club (16th-19th May 2017)

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Guillaume’s China Spotting #002 Hangzhou Go club : Team tournament in May. Hangzhou/China (22/05/2017). – After my first China Spotting in October 2016 today some insights into “Chinese Go club world” where I am a regular member. In Hangzhou (where I live for more than 3 years now with my Chinese wife) the club management organizes tournaments and side activities (sightseeing, table tennis, … Read more

live broacasting @ ASR YT Channel / ASR Room (KGS) on 18th May 2017 (09:00 am CEST): Guillaume’s “Lost Review” – ASR League month May ’17

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As a result of the short poll (see bottom) Guillaume Douron (aka litchee) will have a live broadcasting from China @ ASR’s Youtube Channel on coming Thursday at 09:00 am CEST (07:00 am UTC). You can follow the 1.5-2 hours live event also in the ASR Room on goKGS Go server. There it will be without … Read more