The Mahjong Federation announces the First Nizhniy Novgorod Riichi Championship. Its results will be accounted in the EMA riichi rating. The competition under the rules of EMA riichi will be held in Nizhniy Novgorod city August 22, 2015.
Championship is open to all players, regardless of their age, place of residence, citizenship and membership in the Russian Mahjong Federation.
Pre-registration is offered for players who want to take part in the championship. Persons registered in advance will have preference if the number of participants is more than 48. For the pre-registration please fill the form below.
The fee for participation it the tournament is 1000 RUR.
Place: Nizhny Novgorod Marins Park Hotel, st. Sovetskaya, 12.
To win, a player must outpoint in four rounds. All the participants will be rewarded with the certificates. The winner, second-ranked and third-ranked players will be rewarded with memorable prizes as well.
Procedure of the tournament is regulated the rules approved by EMA.
Referee: Pavel Anokhin
09: 00-09: 45 Registration and drawing of lots
09: 45-10: 00 Opening Ceremony
10: 00-11: 30 First round
11: 30-11: 45 Small Break (15 minutes)
11: 45-13: 15 Second Round
13: 15-14: 45 Lunch Break (1 hour 30 minutes)
14: 45-16: 15 Third Round
16: 15-16: 30 Small Break (15 minutes)
16: 30-18: 00 Fourth round
18: 00-18: 15 Technical break (15 minutes)
18: 15-18: 30 Award Ceremony and Closing