News, Reviews, and Interviews

2020 RRO Registration Now Open
Hosted by the RIT Nine Gates Mahjong Club in March 2020!

RiichiOut Interclub Mahjong League
A half-dozen clubs band together for training and fun!

Ty Kennedy wins Doragon no Taikai 2
We sit down for a quick interview with the organizer of the event!

The Care and Keeping of your Mahjong Club
Tips for your club, from one over ten years old and still growing!

Justin Toporcer Wins RRO 2019
The fledgling Philadelphia club takes home the gold!

2019 RRO Registration Opens Soon
Hosted by the RIT Nine Gates Mahjong Club in March 2019!

Arthur McAnally wins 2018 Rochester Riichi Open
Dozens of players brave the ice and snow to compete in western New York

2018 RRO Registration Opens Soon
Hosted by the RIT Nine Gates Mahjong Club in March 2018!

DFW Mahjong 2017 Riichi Open
Mahjong – and murder – in Grapevine, Texas! Only a few spots left!

Steve Smith wins 2017 RRO
only 1300 points between first and second place!

2017 RRO Registration Opens
Hosted by the RIT Nine Gates Mahjong Club in March 2017!

Charles McDonell wins 2016 PML Riichi Mahjong Open
Hosted by the Pacific Mahjong League, featuring JPML and GPC players!

Yijun Xiong wins 2016 RRO!
An interview with the champion!

2016 Rochester Riichi Open Announcement
Hosted by the RIT Nine Gates Mahjong Club and!

2015 NYC International Riichi Open
NYC’s inaugural open international Mahjong tourney, featuring pro players from around the world!

Montreal’s first North American Riichi Open!

Mahjong-NY Weekly Meetings
Places to play Mahjong with Reach Mahjong of New York

R-MONY’s Mahjong League rules and information.

Alexandre Boily and Club Riichi de Montreal
An interview with Alexandre, one of the leaders of Montreal’s long-standing city-based mahjong club!

Benjamin Boas and the Good Players Club
Q&A with one of Western Mahjong’s most famous researchers and ambassador about the growth of the game and a celebrated players’ group in Japan!

Daniel Moreno: PML Open Organizer and Online Researcher
Daniel talks the PML and the best websites and books to help you get better at mahjong!

David Bresnick Interview
Q&A with the president of the USPML, North America’s premier professional Reach Mahjong organization, about the World Reach Championship, PAX East, the NYC Open, and the future of Mahjong in the West!

Interview: Shinasaka Koji
Q&A with the writer of Tohai and Lion!

Pro Test
Take a sample test on mahjong, just like the pros!

Mahjong Parlors
What it’s like, and what you need to know, to go to a Mahjong parlor in Tokyo

Terminology List
Wondering what someone meant? Look here to see the words and slang used by mahjong parlors and players.

Tournament Helper
An excel spreadsheet designed to let you run a tournament easily and quickly.

Playing Online: Tenhou
Play people around the world with this popular, free-to-play Mahjong program

Things to Read
Manga and books for simple enjoyment, or to up your game!

Things to Watch
Gameplay videos, anime, and strategy guides!

Sites to Visit
Other great Mahjong websites!

Reach Mahjong Rules
Learn how to play, step by step.

Rule Variations
Learn the different ways people play Reach mahjong.

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