Monday 05 October 2015

Riichi Lessons from the Master

riichiLesson1NEW YORK 27 September 2015 - During the New York Riichi Open this weekend, Shigekazu Moriyama met with the group around the table to share some sage advice. Without exception, every single player observing Mr. Moriyama's advice was blown away by being shown an entirely new way to approach strategy and tile efficiency, leaving every player there a better more enlightened player. His lessons were such a rare treat, Mahjong News will do it's best to share an example pearl for our readers.


Richard Stöckemann Germany's First Tournament Winner

EDEWECHT - Richard Stöckeman is the winner of the first Edewecht MCR Open Championship. A very proud Mr. Uwe Martens, president of the German Mahjong League (DMJL) pronounced that this was the very first time that a German player has won an official, internationally acknowledged, mahjong tournament.

36 players from four countries (Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria) participated in the tournament. Runner-up was Tina Christensen from Denmark, whilst the third prize was for Michael Zahradnik, also from Germany. The Danish Red Dragons won the team competition.

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