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Riichi Nomi Open 2023 

Riichi Nomi NYC is delighted to invite players from around the world to our 3rd annual open riichi mahjong tournament!
 

DATES

June 17-18, 2023

LOCATION

Bridge and Games

**177 East 87th St, Manhattan, NYC**

The venue, and all of NYC, is accessible with our 24-hour subway system (“the MTA”).

The venue is within a 5-minute walk of the 4, 5,  6, and Q trains at the 86th Street stops. 

ENTRY FEE

$80 via PayPal. 

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Fill out the sign-up form on this webpage to register. Riichi Nomi will email you with payment instructions within 48 hours.

Upon receipt of payment, you are confirmed as a player in the tournament and your status in the sign-up list will be updated. 

We have increased the cap on tournament seats to 120 players! The spots will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis to players submitting payments. Registration is open until June 10th, or when there are 120 confirmed players.

FOOD

Lunch, snacks, water, coffee and tea on both days of the tournament are offered complimentary with your admission!

If you are not interested in the venue’s lunch offerings, there are countless eating establishments of various cuisines within a 2 block radius of the venue.

HOUSING

There is no hotel specifically associated with the venue, but there are many options in Manhattan and Queens on direct train lines to the venue.

We are helping facilitate connections between players looking to split hotel/AirBnB costs with each other! If you are interested, fill this form: RNO Housing Interest Form

PRIZES

All participants will receive some prize based on their final ranking at the end of the tournament. The prizes will be given out in brackets based on placement:

1st - 4th places will receive a Yakuman Package. The Yakuman Package includes a trophy as well as prizes, and has larger rewards for 1st, then 2nd, then 3rd, then 4th.

5th - 8th places will receive a Sanbaiman Package, including medals and prizes.

9th - 30th places will receive a Baiman Prize Package.

31st - 60th places will receive a Haneman Prize Package.

61st - 90th places will receive a Mangan Prize Package.

91st - 120th places will receive a Tenpai Payment Prize.

Booby prize of Riichi Book 1 printed and bound for next-to-last place.

RULES

We will use the WRC ruleset with optional modifications 2.1 - Red Fives, 3.2 - Nagashi Mangan, and 6.3 - Lower penalties.

Read the full ruleset and tournament regulations here.

Some highlights of this ruleset:

Hanchan (East-South games) with 75 minute timers

15-5 uma and no oka

3 red fives

No abortive draws

Headbump (double and triple ron off)

Kiriage (rounded up) mangan on

Agariyame and tobi off (dealer tenpai/win does not end game, no busting)

Kazoe and double yakuman off

Renhou is mangan

Kandora flips immediately

Nagashi mangan on

We expect good will and fair sportsmanship from all attendees. We will provide a sheet of specific conduct rules for players.

 

STRUCTURE

The tournament will be 10 hanchan of a pure cumulative format, with no top cut. Prizes and rankings will be determined by your total score at the end of all 10 games.

SCHEDULE

Day 1- Saturday, June 17th

Registration: 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Opening Ceremony: 9:45 am – 10:00 am

Hanchan 1: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Coffee Break: 11:30 am – 11:45 am

Hanchan 2: 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Lunch Break: 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Hanchan 3: 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Coffee Break: 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Hanchan 4: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Coffee Break: 5:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Hanchan 5: 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm

Free Play: 7:15 pm Onwards

Group Dinner Outing Optional

Day 2- Sunday, June 18th

Check in: 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Hanchan 6: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Coffee Break: 11:30 am – 11:45 am

Hanchan 7: 11:45 am – 1:15 pm

Lunch Break: 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Hanchan 8: 1: 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Coffee Break: 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

Hanchan 9: 2: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Coffee Break: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Hanchan 10: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Closing Ceremony and Awards: 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Free Play: 7:45 pm Onwards

Juneteenth BBQ

Monday, June 19th, 11am - 5pm

Roosevelt Island Lighthouse Park

JUNETEENTH BBQ

In the fine tradition of last year's RNO, if you are in town for Monday, June 19th following the tournament, you are invited to the club's Juneteenth BBQ! This is an informal social event where you are encouraged to bring food or drinks to share with new and old mahjong friends.

The BBQ will be held at the Roosevelt Island Lighthouse Park, in the picnic area. The park is accessible by car, or by the F train Roosevelt Island stop to the free Red Bus Octagon stop.

COVID GUIDANCE

NYC no longer requires the use of a mask in indoor settings. However, we encourage the wearing of a mask to prevent the spread of any disease, and require that you are COVID vaccinated. If you sit at a table with a player who requests you wear a mask, we will have disposable masks available if you do not have your own. All COVID guidance is subject to change in accordance with NYC and NYS mandates.

REFUND POLICY

By submitting payment we assume you will participate in the tournament. Refunds for withdrawals will only be honored in the case of emergencies (e.g. exposure to covid, flight delays/cancellations). If you are unclear as to what constitutes a valid emergency, please reach out to us.

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

Please contact us at nycriichinomi@gmail.com.

PAST YEARS

Riichi Nomi Open 2022

Riichi Nomi Open 2021

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Sign up for Riichi Nomi Open 2023

The event is currently full. Further signups will be placed on a waitlist. 

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Thank you for registering! You have been placed on the waitlist.

This form no longer accepts submissions.

Current registrations:

140 signups

120 confirmed

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Sign-up List

First Name
Last Name
Location
Confirmed
Sarah
Allen
Philadelphia
No
Chuan
Lin
NYC
No
Jane
Yu
Brooklyn
No
Matthew
Smith
Raleigh, NC
No
Tomoyuki
Koide
Chicago
Yes
Michael
Xom
NYC
No
Elaina
Bouch
Wilmington, Delaware
No
Tamas
Erdos
Washington, DC
No
Aaron
Barnhart
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
No
Yun Ze
Zhou
New York, Manhattan
No
AKIRA
OGAWA
NEW YORK,Manhattan
Yes
Sophia
Li
California
No
Melissa
Feng
NYC
Yes
Hugo
Bian
New Jersey
Yes
Andres
Hernandez
New Yorki
No
Li
Wang
USA
No
Muru
Zhang
Seattle
No
Kevin
Shi
Irvine, CA
No
Ryan
Chou
United States
No
Koichi
Nakashima
chicago
Yes
Chris
Diaz
New York
Yes
Harris
Zhang
Boston
Yes
Maddie
Ables
Vermont
Yes
Jonathan
Fang
Boston
Yes
YiCheng
Zhu
Hartford/ CT
No
Molly
Leo
Rochester NY
Yes
Everett
Leo
Rochester NY
Yes
Richard
Yokoyama
Ny
Yes
Julian
Amano
Woodside, NY USA
Yes
Michael
Hernandez
Toronto Canada
Yes
Joe
Peters
Watervliet, New York, USA
Yes
Allon
Scheyer
NYC
Yes
Quinn
Matheis
Brooklyn, NY
Yes
Jeremy
Lyn
Toronto, Canada
Yes
Sogo
Kubota
Jersey City/ NJ/ USA
Yes
Satoru
Nakamura
NYC
Yes
Tim
Louie
NY
Yes
Hoang
Nguyen
Vietnam
Yes
Joshua
Kwan
Queens
Yes
Rowen
Darrell
NYC
Yes
Konstantin
Pakshaev
Oslo, Norway
Yes
Ash
Cameron
Chicago
Yes
Takahiro
Sato
Columbus, OH
Yes
Adam
Hanzel
Austin, Texas
No
Eric
Nguyen
Richardson, TX
Yes
Miguel
Chevez
Canada
Yes
Vincent
Emilianowicz
King of Prussia, PA
No
Mark
Teseny
King of Prussia, PA
No
Daniel
Ridulfo
Ronkonkoma
Yes
Stefano
Lo Bianco
Missouri
Yes
John
Amenta
Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Yes
Clare
Yip
New York City
Yes
Lyle
Waldman
Toronto Canada
Yes
Hannah
Zamora
Seattle, WA
Yes
Harrison
Corp
Northern Virginia
Yes
Kinyan
Lui
Seattle, WA
Yes
Zachary
Salo
Saratoga Springs, NY
Yes
Shan
Kuang
Montréal Canada
Yes
Aaron
Ebejer
Detroit, MI
Yes
Eric
Chen
Plano, TX
Yes
Cliff
Wu
St. Louis
Yes
Michael
Horton
USA
Yes
Damian
Mecs
New York
Yes
Ron
Falkowski
Philadelphia
Yes
Ellie
Fiera
Philadelphia
Yes
Leslie
Caudill
Atlanta
Yes
Leighann
Lorady
Philadelphia
Yes
Henry
Mancini
Groton Massachusetts
Yes
Luce
Cao
Seattle, WA
Yes
Takahiro
Sakurai
Chicago/Illinois
Yes
Josh
Roberson
Cincinnati
Yes
Michael
Thayres
Philly
Yes
Alexandre
Boily
Montréal
Yes
Ivan
Palko
New York City
Yes
Caleb
Fong
Baltimore, MD
Yes
Tomisin
Longe
Baltimore, MD
Yes
Ty
Kennedy
Rochester, NY
Yes
Brett
Jervey
new york
Yes
Isabelle
Labrada
Virginia
Yes
Mike
Lee
Philly
Yes
Kenji
Baba
California
Yes
Stef
Lopez
Virginia
Yes
Jai
Srivastav
San Francisco
Yes
Pei
Ng
Minnesota
Yes
james
andrews
Haverhill MA USA
Yes
Grant
Mahoney
Gatineau QC
Yes
Vance
Novack
Philadelphia
No
Steven
Liu
New Jersey
Yes
Peter
Gao
Texas
Yes
Isabella
Yung
Redwood City, CA
Yes
Brendan
Cormier
Nc
Yes
Ross
Campo
Scottsdale, AZ
Yes
Jordan
Green
New York
Yes
Arthur
McAnally
Baltimore, MD
Yes
Jamin
Liu
New York
Yes
Jameson
Orvis
New York
Yes
Hawnlay
Swen
Berkeley
Yes
Allen
Zhang
Philadelphia
Yes
Philip
Zeng
Texas
Yes
Kevin
Zhang
Chicago
Yes
Alex
Wang
California
Yes
David
Cabrera
New York
Yes
Loïc
Roberge
Montréal
Yes
Stanley
Deng
San Francisco, CA
Yes
Kevin
Dinh
Perth, Australia
Yes
Dakota
Watterson
NYC
Yes
Ryan
Larsen
Pine bush/NY
Yes
Bichen
Wang
San Francisco, CA
Yes
Edwin
Dizon
Seattle, WA
Yes
Jeff
Tran
California
Yes
Kathy
Horton
Columbus, OH
Yes
Cheng Yu
Lai
USA, California
Yes
Honver
Lam
New York
Yes
Kyle
Pittleman
Washington DC
Yes
Chris
Lowell
New York
Yes
Lucas
LaPointe
Greenville, SC
Yes
William
Slusarz
Columbus, Ohio
Yes
Michael
McLeod
Toronto, Canada
Yes
Kyle
Lee
Philadelphia
Yes
Sylvie
Brunelle
Québec / Canada
Yes
Greg
Kownacki
New York
Yes
Nikolas
Twyford
Pennsylvania
Yes
Steve
Augustin
Boston
Yes
Calvin
Chu
New York
Yes
Vinny
Tran
New York
Yes
Rachel
Halperin
California
Yes
Nancy
Gao
Earth
Yes
Ben
Zayac
Albany, NY
Yes
Kevin
Ng
Staten Island, Ny
Yes
Michael
Wang
New York
Yes
Quincy
Huang
New Jersey
Yes
Michael
V
New Jersey
Yes
Wesley
Yu
NYC
Yes
Christine
Rung
New Jersey
Yes
Melvin
Pastrana
New Jersey
Yes
Dennis
Kwok
Toronto, Canada
Yes
Dustin
Fries
Maryland
Yes
Max
Suddendorf
Cincinnati, OH
Yes
Nicholas
Naimo
Staten Island, NY
Yes
Amy
Gu
New York
Yes
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