Sylvain as referee in Paris, 2011.

PARIS - World Riichi Championship mahjong rules have been tested on the world stage once already, and have shown to be a great success at the inaugeral World Riichi Championship in Paris, 2014. After some revision for its second world stage at the upcoming World Riichi Championship in October, Mahjong News sits down with Sylvain Malbec to learn more.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - The European Mahjong Association has announced its final update to the member-country quotas for the 2017 World Riichi Championship, to be held in Las Vegas in October.

A peerless distinguished figure.
A peerless distinguished figure, Nijmegen 2005.

BUSSUM, the Netherlands - The year 2017 will see the second reiteration of the World Riichi Championship in Vegas, October 4th-8th, demonstrating that it is not just a one-off event, but is solidifying into a reoccuring world event. Mahjong News sits down with its framer, Martin Rep.

LAS VEGAS - Preregistration for the upcoming World Riichi Championship is now open, offering players private or shared room options, at the world famous Palms Hotel, but of course a stay at the Palms is more than a place to rest your head.