Mahjong Valencia, is very proud to hold the first Riichi Tournament ever done in Spain. Don't miss it!


Date: September 15th - 16th, 2018
Place: Valencia, Spain
Duration: 2 days, 8 Hanchan
Rules: Riichi Competition Rules
MERS Certified: Yes, MERS-2.5 *
Maximum players allowed: 100
Current players registered: 38 / 100
Countries currently represented: France Spain Russia UK Denmark Italy Netherlands Germany Austria
Registration up to: August 15th, 2018
Registration fee: 50 € (VAT included). Includes 2 breakfasts, breaks and Saturday's lunch. There will be an optional (not included in the fee) dinner on Saturday. You can see more info here.

* According to the new 2018 ranking system. MERS weight is subject to change depending on the number of players registered and the countries participating. Breakout of the current weight:

Our contact address for general questions and requests is Before the tournament day, we will also send alternative means of contact and emergency telephone numbers to all the players participating.


The tournament will take place in Tryp Azafata Hotel, located in the outskirt of Valencia. It is a very convenient place next to Valencia's Airport (5 minutes using a shuttle service or the subway) and with good connections to the city of Valencia thanks to the near subway stops. The Hotel offers the following facilities:

  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant and Bar

The exact location of the Hotel is:

Tryp Azafata Hotel is offering us special prices and conditions for the players that want to lodge with them (subject to number limitation). Registered players will receive information about how to take advantage of this offer by email.

Alternatively, you can also lodge in the following nearby locations:

The subway goes from Valencia's Airport to the City of Valencia. The nearest stops are L5's (Green Line) "Rosas" and "Manises", both at around 10-15 minutes by foot. You can check all the information about Valencia's subway here, including a map.

Optional dinner

We will have an optional dinner on Saturday 15th, not included in the tournament's fee. We are still negotiating the place and final price but we expect to hold it on the nearby restaurant "7 de Julio", a famous, high-level steakhouse well known for their recipes from the Basque Country and Navarre with an individual cost of around 20 - 25 €. Price will be payed on-site for those who are interested.

About Valencia

Valencia, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.

The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, fronting the Gulf of Valencia on the Mediterranean Sea. Its historic centre is one of the largest in Spain. The heritage of ancient monuments, views and cultural attractions makes Valencia one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. It is also the place of origin of the most popular spanish dish: the Paella.

Due to its long history, this is a city with numerous popular celebrations and traditions, such as the Fallas, which were declared as Intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in November 2016.

You can check this article in Wikipedia and the official tourism site for more information about the city.

Tournament Schedule

September 15th (Saturday) September 16th (Sunday)
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast/Registration 08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
10:00 - 11:30 1st Hanchan 08:30 - 10:00 6th Hanchan
11:30 - 11:50 Break 10:00 - 10:20 Break
11:50 - 13:20 2nd Hanchan 10:20 - 11:50 7th Hanchan
13:20 - 14:40 Lunch 11:50 - 12:10 Break
14:40 - 16:10 3rd Hanchan 12:10 - 13:40 8th Hanchan
16:10 - 16:30 Break 14:00 Prize ceremony
16:30 - 18:00 4th Hanchan
18:00 - 18:20 Break
18:20 - 19:50 5th Hanchan
20:00 Optional dinner

At the end of the tournament there will be prizes for the winner, the runner-up and the ranked 3rd player.



  1. Fill the registration form that follows. Please, make sure that your e-mail address is correct.
  2. You will receive a confirmation to your e-mail address and we will add your name to the list of registered players.
  3. After your registration is confirmed, please make a bank transfer, stating your name, for the tournament fee amount (50 €) to the following bank account before August 15th, 2018:
Bank name: OPEN BANK S.A.
Account titularity: Asociacion Mahjong Valencia
Account address: Calle de San Roque 11, 9, 46960 Aldaia (Valencia)
IBAN number: ES52 0073 0100 5005 0526 3698
Swift/BIC code*: OPENESMM

* For transfers outside the EU.

After receiving confirmation of your transfer, your status in the list of registered players will change from PENDING to CONFIRMED.

If, for some reason, you can't make a bank transfer, please reply to the confirmation e-mail or leave a comment in the registration form and we will seek for arrangements.

Cancellations are allowed. A full refund will be issued with no additional costs, but please, communicate your cancellation before August 15th, 2018.

Registration form

Important information: by filling this registration form, you are giving us permisson to use your personal data for the tournament's organisation in compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation and the Spanish Data Protection Laws. We will never use this data for any other purposses nor we will transmit it to any other third party. You can, at any time, enforce your rights to access, modify or delete your personal information, by writing us to our contact address.

Registered players

We will update the list of players as frequently as possible. This is the current list of confirmed registrations:


# Name EMA number Country Dinner Status
1 Edgar Rubio Rodilla 10990026 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
2 Marcos San Antonio Serrano 10990051 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
3 Raúl Ríos Navarro 10990043 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
4 Pilar Castellano Rivas 10990025 Spain Yes PENDING
5 Sheila Hansen 03000156 Denmark Yes PENDING
6 Jesper Nøhr 03000176 Denmark Maybe PENDING
7 Eigo Kawatani 03000208 Denmark Yes CONFIRMED
8 Timur Hahn 05100153 Germany Yes CONFIRMED
9 Antonio Ayllon 10990027 Spain Yes PENDING
10 Joël Ratsimandresy 04040057 France Yes CONFIRMED
11 Martin Rouge 10990066 Spain Yes PENDING
12 Ernesto Vega de la Iglesia Soria 10990039 Spain Yes PENDING
13 Ian Fraser 11990005 UK Yes PENDING
14 Paola Bungaro 11990010 UK Maybe PENDING
15 John Duckworth 11990016 UK Yes PENDING
16 Nick Dyer 11990011 UK Maybe PENDING
17 Peter Langford 11990004 UK Yes PENDING
18 Annabel Di Domenico 04990024 France Yes CONFIRMED
19 Nehuen Peñaloza 04160088 France Yes CONFIRMED
20 Sérgio Matos Lima 04160089 France Yes CONFIRMED
21 Cedric Aguerre 04090080 France Yes CONFIRMED
22 Luc Debrun 04990093 France Yes CONFIRMED
23 Cor Hoogland 08010151 Netherlands Yes CONFIRMED
24 Ans Hoogland 08010166 Netherlands Yes CONFIRMED
25 Daria Ilina 15990171 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
26 Pavel Bogachev 15990322 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
27 Olga Proskuriakova 15990193 Russia Maybe PENDING
28 Viktor Grishin 15990097 Russia Maybe PENDING
29 Sergey Petrushchenko 15990288 Russia Yes PENDING
30 Anthony EA 04040105 France No PENDING
31 Krisztian Deak 01000136 Austria Yes CONFIRMED
32 Abel Romero Palomares 10990069 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
33 Olivier Cao 04160035 France Yes CONFIRMED
34 Antoine Rossard 04160015 France Maybe PENDING
35 Claus Christensen 03000222 Denmark Yes CONFIRMED
36 Francesca Battaglini 07000104 Italy No PENDING
37 Danilo Serio 07000107 Italy No PENDING
38 Domenico Sansevieri 07000170 Italy No PENDING