EMA General Assembly 2017 in session

PÓVOA DE VARZIM, Portugal - A few weeks ago, during the Open European Mahjong Championship 2017 in Póvoa de Varzim, the European Mahjong Association (EMA) called a General Assembly (GA). The General Assembly is the highest authority of the European Mahjong Association, convening once every two years. This afternoon the report on this event was published on the EMA site.

Work in progress at the IMSA General Meeting in Denmark.

AARHUS, Denmark - The International Mind Sport Association (IMSA) General Meeting was held during the SportAccord Convention on 5th April, 2017. The application of the Mahjong International League (MIL) was unanimously approved, so now the IMSA counts on six affiliated international federations governing Bridge, Chess, Draughts, Go, Mahjong and XiangQi. 

Two cities.

AMARILLO, Texas - The year 2017 is shaping up to a historic year of international competition, as two major global events are set to play out in this event-packed year. The 6th iteration of the Open European Mahjong Championship takes place in the Portuguese city of Povoa de Varzim May 26th-28th, and later in the year the 2nd installment of the World Riichi Championship takes place in the American city of Las Vegas October 4th-8th.

TOKYO, Japan - As an experiment to test the potential English speaking audience, MONDO TV of Japan has brought together Ryan Morris and Benjamin Boas to offer the first-ever English commentary of the 10th Mondo Women’s Championship.

TOKYO, Japan - The first television commercial teaser for the live-action adaptation of the infamous Saki mahjong anime has been released, no doubt delighting fans, and probably causing the eyes to roll inside the heads of it adversaries.