MondoTV have uploaded 2 videos with English commentary by mahjong researcher Benjamin Boas and mahjong author Ryan Morris. Benjamin’s contribrutions to the community should be fairly well known to everyone, and Ryan’s less so. Ryan Morris is the author of the excellent but sadly now defunct “Japanese Mahjong
Photo from Ben and Deniz This year JPML collaborated with Tenhou and hosted a 6 month long Tenhoui vs Renmei pro tournament. The first season used a Tenhou based ruleset with 50/20/0/70 uma, red fives, agari yame and tenpai yame. Final Playoff ResultsRankNameTenhoui #Total1Totorisensei 19sai11204.42Naoki SetokumaN/
The North American Riichi Mahjong Association is looking for players to field teams for the 2016 Interational Online Riichi Mahjong Competition. The nations of the United States and Canada are each looking to assemble teams for the November competition. The competition is hosted via Tenhou.net. So familiarity with Tenhou’
This month, the Japan Professional Mahjong League debuted a new tournament, the Mahjong Japan Series. This series gathers 12 players who have either won a major title in 2014, voted by the public during a live stream or were recommended by JPML. The 12 players are: Fujita Susumu (Saikyosen) Masayoshi
Great news on both continents! (Shameless plug) In North America, the first North American Riichi Open is taking place in Montreal, Qc. (Canada). Registrations are still ongoing, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information :) (/Shameless plug) In Europe, the professional player and president of the Japan Professional Mahjong League, Mr.
About GPC Good Players Club is run by Katayama Masayuki and Baba Hirokazu and organizes public leagues and tournaments throughout Japan. Anyone who is a ‘productive member of society’, not a Jangoro (basically a hardcore mahjong gambler) and agree with their charter: 1: Good Players appreciate their opponents. 2. Good
I (Simon) am very happy to have won the EMA 4-hanchan tournament at Edewecht, 2014-10-25. Edewecht is considered the German mahjong capital. Many proliferous tournament players from Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark were competing. Mahjongnews.com has the final rankings and a photo. The lunch buffet was amazing, as was
[Event Name] Theories from the Demon of Tenhou [Description] Shibukawa Namba-pro (kyoukai) streams for Tenhou players [Date] 16/08/2014 20:00 – 22:00 Demonic gameplay & game analysis [Broadcast] http://ch.nicovideo.jp/ch2525293 [Sponsor] Tenhou [Event Name] Benikujaku Cup ~Let’s become at least a bit better than