"It's better to live in sente than to die in gote."

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.

OSR Events (UTC)

29, Sep

7 p.m.

Jeff lecture

Jeff will talk about timing.

Latest news in our blog

Goban Royale, chapter 3 !

Location : Online, on KGS or OGS !

Date : [gmt]2018-09-30 16:00[/gmt]


Friends from the OSR, you want to show that you are the best? You still keep your terrible performance of the 1st edition in mind? We are giving you an opportunity to redeem yourself, and to prove ...

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August League Winners!

Good Day Goban Gladiators!

It is now September; thus, we conclude another month of Leagues.

For the month of August, we have the following League statistics:

In the DDK category, with a grand total of 0 games. No one wins!

Our Dan league last month, with a total count of ...

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Jeff lecture coming: choose the topic

nga-jeff.jpgHello go friends!

We are happy to announce that Jeff (EGF 6d) will be doing a lecture for the Open Study Room the [gmt]2018/09/29 19:00[/gmt].

You can vote for the topic and suggest ideas in this forum post.

If you don't know jeff teaching ...

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