"Go is not about winning through brilliant moves, it is about losing through bad moves."

- Sakata Eio

Let's get better together

Study Go

Ask stronger players to help review your games, study pro games or tsumego. We also organise lectures with strong teachers. The global idea is you get taught by the stronger while you teach the weaker.

See our study schedule in our calendar

Play Go

Playing long serious games is very important to improve. Our league system encourages you to do so in a friendly yet competitive environment. On top of that we reward our winners with cool prizes every month.

Check out our leagues


We are a friendly active online community of Go players from all around the world. OSR is run by volunteers, community driven and all free for everyone to come enjoy the beautiful game of Go.

Come chat with us in our Discord

Whether you are a beginner just learning the rules or a strong player, OSR can help your Go.

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We provide

OGS/KGS/Discord integration

See what opponents are online on those platform to find a game. Play your league games, write #OSR during the chat and that's it. Our website will collect it automatically.

Lectures for everyone

Ask questions to master Guo Juan (5p) in our forum. She kindly answers every months! Vote for next lecture topic. We set it up with our teachers, record it and upload to our youtube channel.


Win a teaching game with a professional player, a game review by a strong dan or 10€ gift certificate at Guo Juan's internet go school. All that just by playing go!

Plan your games

Plan your game in advance with your opponent using our game planner. It's easy to use and it adapts to timezones automatically.

Latest news in our blog

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January league results

Despite the extra cold winter and the extra hot summer some of you are currently experiencing, you have been actively playing league games and are surely waiting for the overdue results of the January leagues. This month saw a lot of activity including a new 9x9 league, the launch of a new external community run by the Chilean Go Federation, and many new members bringing the total OSR membership to over 1000!

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Finally: The December league results!

Hello Gobaneros!

I hope you all had a good start into the new year and I can see that you are already eagerly playing games for the new league. However - due to all of us being busy bees over the holidays we have not even announced the winners of the December leagues yet.

So let’s do that now! Since we just had a huge post full of detailed league statistics we will keep it short and simple today.

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