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Types of Tournaments

Riichi Nomi Open


The Riichi Nomi Open (RNO) is an annual, international tournament held in the summertime (June or July). RNO is a two-day event with an entry fee and prizes for winners. RNO 2022 had 76 players, making it one of the largest Riichi Mahjong tournaments in North America! Sign ups will be open in the near future for RNO 2024!! 

Local Tournaments


Riichi Nomi hosts local tournaments every few months. Smaller in scale, these take place during a single day and are generally capped at 16 players. They are generally hosted in the club president’s apartment and played on her automatic mahjong tables. There are sometimes smaller entry fees and prizes for local tournaments.

Online Tournaments

At the end of each month, Riichi Nomi hosts a small knockout tournament on an online mahjong platform for players to compete in from the comfort of their homes. These monthly knockout tournaments are open to anyone in the Riichi Nomi discord and can earn you a cool discord title at the top of our server for the month! Join our discord here to play.


Riichi Nomi Open 2022

Results and Winners

The champion in first place of the Riichi Nomi Open was  Manhattan's own Amy Gu!!

Special shout out to second place Takahiro Sakurai from Chicago, third place Sylvie Brunelle from Montreal, and fourth place Andres Hernandez from Manhattan as well.

Click through here for the spreadsheet of full results.

Tournament Photos


Become a Riichi Nomi Member!

We encourage Riichi Mahjong fans from near and far to become a member of Riichi Nomi NYC! Members earn exclusive benefits, and their 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! We appreciate any and all contributions.

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