Date: September 14th - 15th, 2019
Place: Valencia, Spain
Duration: 2 days, 8 Hanchan
Rules: Riichi Competition Rules
MERS Certified: Yes, MERS-2.5*
Maximum players allowed: 100
Current players registered: 24 / 100
Countries currently represented: Spain Russia Italy France Switzerland Germany
Registration up to: August 14th, 2019
Registration fee: 50 € (VAT included). Includes 2 breakfasts, breaks and Saturday's lunch. There will be an optional (not included in the fee) dinner on Saturday. You can see more info here.

* According to the new 2018 ranking system. MERS weight is subject to change depending on the number of players registered and the countries participating. Breakout of the current weight:

Our contact address for general questions and requests is Before the tournament day, we will also send alternative means of contact and emergency telephone numbers to all the players participating.


The tournament will take place in Tryp Azafata Hotel, located in the outskirt of Valencia. It is a very convenient place next to Valencia's Airport (5 minutes using a shuttle service or the subway) and with good connections to the city of Valencia thanks to the near subway stops. The Hotel offers the following facilities:

  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant and Bar

The exact location of the Hotel is:

Tryp Azafata Hotel is offering us special prices and conditions for the players that want to lodge with them (subject to number limitation).


Alternatively, you can also lodge in the following nearby locations:

The subway goes from Valencia's Airport to the City of Valencia. The nearest stops are L5's (Green Line) "Rosas" and "Manises", both at around 10-15 minutes by foot. You can check all the information about Valencia's subway here, including a map.

Optional dinner

We will have an optional dinner on Saturday 15th, not included in the tournament's fee, at the nearby restaurant "7 de Julio", a famous, high-level steakhouse well known for their recipes from the Basque Country and Navarre with an individual cost of 25 €. Price will be payed on-site for those who are interested.

About Valencia

Valencia, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.

The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, fronting the Gulf of Valencia on the Mediterranean Sea. Its historic centre is one of the largest in Spain. The heritage of ancient monuments, views and cultural attractions makes Valencia one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. It is also the place of origin of the most popular spanish dish: the Paella.

Due to its long history, this is a city with numerous popular celebrations and traditions, such as the Fallas, which were declared as Intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in November 2016.

You can check this article in Wikipedia and the official tourism site for more information about the city.

Tournament Schedule

September 14th (Saturday) September 15th (Sunday)
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast/Registration 08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
10:00 - 11:30 1st Hanchan 08:30 - 10:00 6th Hanchan
11:30 - 11:50 Break 10:00 - 10:20 Break
11:50 - 13:20 2nd Hanchan 10:20 - 11:50 7th Hanchan
13:20 - 14:40 Lunch 11:50 - 12:10 Break
14:40 - 16:10 3rd Hanchan 12:10 - 13:40 8th Hanchan
16:10 - 16:30 Break 14:00 Prize ceremony
16:30 - 18:00 4th Hanchan
18:00 - 18:20 Break
18:20 - 19:50 5th Hanchan
20:00 Optional dinner

At the end of the tournament there will be prizes for the winner, the runner-up and the ranked 3rd player.


To register to our tournament, fill the form in the link below.

Players can freely register for the tournament and pay in advance up to one month prior to the tournament's date by bank transfer. We also offer alternative paying methods for those unable to do bank transfers. Cancellations are allowed at any time and we will refund any advanced payment without any cost. You will receive more details about the payment procedure by email (so be sure the email you enter in the form is correct!).


Registered players

We will update the list of players as frequently as possible. This is the current list of confirmed registrations:


# Name EMA number Country Dinner Status
1 Raúl Ríos Navarro 10990043 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
2 Edgar Rubio Rodilla 10990026 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
3 Marcos San Antonio Serrano 10990051 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
4 Linxuan He 10990072 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
5 Antonio Ayllon 10990027 Spain Yes PENDING
6 Ernesto Vega 10990039 Spain - PENDING
7 Pilar Castellano Rivas 10990025 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
8 Pavel Bogachev 15990322 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
9 Eduardo Amador Lorente 10990020 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
10 Héctor Escaso Gil 10990018 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
11 Virginia Polonio Baeyens 10990056 Spain Yes PENDING
12 Victor González Fuente 10990053 Spain Yes PENDING
13 Sergey Petrushchenko 15990288 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
14 Domenico Sansevieri 07000170 Italy No CONFIRMED
15 Benedetta Tesi 07000023 Italy Yes CONFIRMED
16 Francesca Battaglini 07000104 Italy - PENDING
17 Cedric Aguerre 04090080 France Yes CONFIRMED
18 Frederic Chassot 16000007 Switzerland Yes CONFIRMED
19 Ilya Monakov 15990069 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
20 Daria Ilina 15990171 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
21 Karolina Trepinska 04300022 France - CONFIRMED
22 Joaquín Derrac Rus 10990076 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
23 Timur Hahn 05100153 Germany Yes PENDING
24 Shu-Wen Kuo 10990073 Spain Yes CONFIRMED

Substitute Players

# Name EMA number Country Dinner Status
1 Ana Pérez Galve 10990074 Spain Yes CONFIRMED