The 12th UK Open Riichi Mahjong Championship held on the 12th and 13th August 2023 was generally accepted to be very successful and most enjoyable. Sixty players from 10 countries filled the Masonic Hall in Godalming, Surrey, hoping to play well and to benefit from good luck whilst comforting themselves with good food and drink… Read More »Endicott Walks It!
The 12th UK Riichi Open is taking place at the Masonic Hall in Godalming on the 12th and 13th August, 2023. This promises to be the most successful ever as it attracted a full complement of 60 players quickly after opening registration. You can see details of the event at https://ukrc2023.azurewebsites.net/. If you were unlucky… Read More »12th UK Riichi Open
We are pleased to announce the first ever Welsh Riichi Championship to be held on Saturday, 15th and Sunday 16th October in Cardiff. Aptly named the Welsh Red Dragon Tournament, we expect to witness many dragons – of all colours! Registration is now open at https://jankenron.co.uk/. It would be great to see as many of… Read More »Welsh Red Dragon Tournament
The UK’s competition season got off to an early start with a seven-round event at the home of the Richmond Bridge Club over the weekend of 18th/19th March 2023. A truly cosmopolitan entry represented ten different European countries and thirteen countries. The event was organised by Devina St, leader of the Twickenham Riichi group, with support… Read More »Twickenham Spring Riichi Tournament
The UKMA AGM will be held at The Seahorse public house in Shalford, Surrey, on Saturday, 18th February. The AGM will start at 1:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you plan to attend, please let us know so we can reserve enough space.
The third online tournament sponsored by the Mahjongtime platform took place over the weekend of 14th/15th January 2023. Once again, a healthy cohort of international players joined the UK entrants to compete for the trophies and sponsored cash prizes generously donated by Mahjongtime.com Irina Spelincova, won four and took two second places from the eight… Read More »The Third UK Online Riichi Online Tournament
I am pleased to tell you that there is an opportunity to play a Riichi tournament F2F in the UK on 18th-19th March 2023. The tournament is being run by the Twickenham Mahjong Club. There are limited places available, so get in early for an EMA-approved event at the prestigious Richmond Bridge Club. See the… Read More »Riichi Mahjong Tournament
The third edition of the World Riichi Championships took place in Vienna, in August 2022. There were 152 hopefuls from a record 34 countries. The event had been postponed from 2020 and 2021 due to the global health pandemic. Final numbers were a little lower than planned following the exclusion of Russian/Belarussian players due to… Read More »World Riichi Championships 2022
Representatives from seven countries, including the UK, foregathered to celebrate one of the first ranked tournaments in Europe since the onset of the Covid19 pandemic, in this eleventh iteration of the UK Riichi Open series. Many old acquaintanceships were renewed, whilst a handful of players were making their baptism in face-to-face tournament play. One such… Read More »UK Open Riichi Tournament 2022
Three years after the previous MCR tournament, the 3rd UK Open MCR Tournament was held on 22nd July 2022 at the Masonic Hall in Godalming, Surrey. 16 players from 5 countries competed feverishly for the honour of being the 3rd champion, with some being far luckier than others. Andy Mathew being one of the former… Read More »3rd UK Open MCR Tournament