Yakuza Cup 2021

Yakuza is back!

On June 5-6, Kharkiv will host the traditional Ukrainian Richi Mahjong Championship “Yakuza Cup”.

Format: 8 Hanchans, 4 + 4, EMA rules.

As always, the winner will receive a cup, the first four places – medals and diplomas, there will be nominations and small gifts to all participants.

The fee for participation in the tournament is 500 UAH or 15 EUR. Paid before the start of the tournament on the spot.
The maximum number of participants is 32.
Registration starts today and will last until June 3, or until the places are filled.
You can register via personal message to Boris Moroz.

The venue will be announced later.

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Kyiv Riichi Open 2020 Canceled

We regret to inform you that our event has been canceled.
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you at future events.

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Results of Crimean Riichi Open 2015

Crimean Riichi Open 2015 is over, this is our winners.

(On photo – from left: Konstantin MJASNIKOV, Dmitry MISHAKOV, Andrey SHIFRIN)


1 Dmitry MISHAKOV 223800
2 Konstantin MJASNIKOV 151200
3 Andrey SHIFRIN 149600

4 Viktor GRISHIN 142700
5 Mariia KOZACHOK 101400
6 Lubov VOLLERT 79400
7 Dmitry VOLODIN 75400
8 Nina ARTIUSHENKO 41200
9 Kirill ERMOLAEV 6600
10 Sergey SKLYARENKO -800
11 Alexander SHADCHNEV -2500
12 Darina SOROKINA -4100
13 Arseniy KHRUSTALEV -9400
14 Sergey BUDKOVSKIY -21400
15 Pavel ANOKHIN -26300
16 Mika GR NROOS -37600
17 Denis ZHELEZNYAKOV -47600
18 Konstantin TITARENKO -79800
19 Maria YAKOVLEVA -85300
20 Olesya -86400
21 Konstantin ANATSKY -137600
22 Karen HARUTYUNYAN -142000
23 Andrey YAKOVLEV -197800
24 Replacement PLAYER -240000



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Crimean Riichi Open 2015

Today, we are pleased to announce that the offer page of our new project – EMA Tournament “Crimean Riichi Open 2015”.

Registration will be available from December 20, and will run until February 10, 2015.


All necessary information is on the page of  tournament – https://ukrainianmahjong.com.ua/language/ru/crimena-riichi-open-2015/

Why page, not a separate news – easier for us to update the site and add new information, which is essential to the tournament participants, such as: map, information about living in Simferopol, new information about the tournament.





Best Regards,

Konstantin Mjasnikov

Crimean Riichi Open 2015 organizer.

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Second national riichi-mahjong tournament “Yakuza Cup”

Riichi-mahjong club “Yakuza” (Kharkov) open registration on Second national riichi-mahjong tournament “Yakuza Cup”. 


Tournament Date – 13-14 september 2014.

Hanchans – 8, (4 – on first day, 4 – on second day)

Maximum participants  – 24.

Place – House of Culture (DK) “ОАО ХАРП” Druhoi P’yatyrichky St, 38.

Catering  –  DK in the buffet and cafe located in two adjacent buildings at own expense.

Fee – 120 UAH,  (aprox 350 RUR./ aprox 7,5 EUR)

Tournament Schedule:

Saturday, 13 september
9:00-10:30 – Registration
10:30 – Tuornament opening
11:00-12:30 – First Hanchan
13:00-14:30 – Second Hanchan
14:30 – 16:00 -Lunch break
16:00-17:30 – Third Hanchan
18:00 – 19:30 – Fourth Hanchan

Sunday, 14 september
10:30-12:00 – First Hanchan
12:30 – 14:00 – Second Hanchan
14:00 – 15:30 -Lunch break
15:30 – 17:00 –  Third Hanchan
17:30 – 19:00 – Fourth Hanchan
19:15 –  Rewarding, end of tournament.

About prizes.
The first three places in the table will be awarded and  the same number of participants from the organizers receive special prizes. The winner of the prize except for first place will receive the cup of the Yakuza, and all participants will receive a small souvenirs with symbols of the tournament.


To register in the tournament, please contact:

https://vk.com/id10632557 – tournament organizer (Moroz Boris)

konstantin@ukrainianmahjong.com.ua – Ukraine EMA board member .


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Crimea Riichi open 2013

Ukrainian Mahjong Federation announces registration for the first in Ukraine EMA riichi-Mahjong  tournament .

A few words about the tournament:

Tournament Name: Crimea Riichi open in 2013

Location: Ukraine, Simferopol, Sevastopol’skaya str. 35, cafe “Mokko”.

Date: 23 – 24 November 2013.

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Defense guide: Suji

(This is secon part of UmaiKeiki’s defense guide — Betaori and Suji posted in Osamuko’s Mahjong Blog)


Suji is one of the more complex theories in Mahjong. There are many variations and types of Suji, but it all boils down to one basic goal: to identify which Ryanmen waits are safe and which are dangerous.

Ordinary Suji are the tiles that complete Ryanmen waits.

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