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Riichi Nomi NYC

America's largest Riichi Mahjong club.

News and Events

RNO hits 208 player cap! Waitlist now open 

We are excited to formally announced our fourth Riichi Nomi Open on June 22nd - 23rd! RNO 2024 has also been approved to be a NARMA Regional WRC Qualifier! Learn more about the event, including our prizes, venue, and more by checking out our event page! Or sign up for the waitlist here

What is Riichi Mahjong?


Riichi Mahjong is a descendant of traditional Chinese Mahjong, developed and played primarily in Japan. With special rules that emphasize defense as well as offense, it is quickly becoming one of the most popular variants played worldwide. Join our Discord if you are interested in learning how to play!

Join Us!

We count first-time players as well as seasoned worldwide tournament players amongst our members, and you are welcome too! We teach, play, and compete every week in person and online. We welcome all skill levels, whether this is the first time you’ve heard of the game or if you’re a seasoned master of mahjong!

Upcoming Events


Support Riichi Nomi!

We encourage Riichi Mahjong fans from near and far to become a member of Riichi Nomi NYC! Members are invited to exclusive members-only tournaments and fun social events, and they receive extra coaching from our talented Officer team. Member contributions promote a wide variety of Riichi Mahjong-related activities, such as in-person meetups, online play sessions, YouTube educational videos, and organization of internationally recognized tournaments taking place right here in New York. Your membership ensures New York City will continue to be a hub for Riichi Mahjong activity in the USA! 

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