Date: April 29-30th, 2023
Place: Valencia, Spain
Duration: 2 days, 9 sessions
Rules: Riichi Competition Rules
MERS Certified: Yes, MERS-2,5*
Maximum players allowed: 60
Current players registered: 26 / 60
Countries currently represented: Spain Portugal Ukraine Belgium UK France Netherlands
Registration up to: April 16th, 2023
Registration fee: 70 € (VAT included). Tournament fee. Includes 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts and break meals/drinks.
35 € (VAT included). Tournament fee only (no lunches). Includes 2 breakfasts and break meals/drinks.
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 Hotel Port Azafata Valencia, 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:

The exact location of the Hotel is:

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

The promotional code that you have to put when you make the reservation is: RiichiVLC2023

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 29th, not included in the tournament's fee, at the hotel with an estimated 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

April 29th (Saturday) April 30th (Sunday)
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast/Registration 08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
10:00 - 11:20 1st Hanchan 08:30 - 09:50 6th Hanchan
11:50 - 13:10 2nd Hanchan 10:20 - 11:40 7th Hanchan
13:20 - 14:40 Lunch 12:10 - 13:30 8th Hanchan
14:50 - 16:10 3rd Hanchan 13:30 - 15:10 Lunch
16:40 - 18:00 4th Hanchan 15:10 - 16:30 9th Hanchan
18:30 - 19:50 5th Hanchan 16:40 Prize Ceremony
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.



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 Fee payment
1 Raúl Ríos Navarro 10990043 Spain Yes Confirmed
2 Ana Pérez Galve 10990074 Spain Yes Confirmed
3 Edgar Rubio Rodilla 10990026 Spain Yes Confirmed
4 Marcos San Antonio Serrano 10990051 Spain Yes Confirmed
5 Pilar Castellano Rivas 10990025 Spain Yes Pending
6 Antonio Ayllón 10990027 Spain Yes Confirmed
7 Alex Leung 04160110 France Yes Pending
8 Yeyin Lu 10990082 Spain Yes Pending
9 Christopher Endicott 11990060 UK Yes Confirmed
10 Linxuan He 10990072 Spain Yes Pending
11 Nicolás Beltrán Aliaga 10990086 Spain No Pending
12 Joaquin Derrac Rus 10990076 Spain Yes Confirmed
13 Dimphy van Grinsven 08010168 Netherlands Yes Confirmed
14 Fábio Queirós 12990015 Portugal Yes + 1 Confirmed
15 Anastasiia Veremenko 21000067 Ukraine Yes Pending
16 Mykhailo Nedokushev 21000043 Ukraine Yes Pending
17 Luis Rubio 10990057 Spain No Pending
18 Pablo Rebollo 10990084 Spain Yes Pending
19 Sophie Delauche 02010084 Belgium Yes Confirmed
20 Raphaël Pelgrims 02010085 Belgium Yes Confirmed
21 Alexey Belovs 11990099 UK No Pending
22 Sergio Galve García-Reyes 10990085 Spain No Pending
23 Victor Manuel Gonzalez Fuente 10990053 Spain Yes Pending
24 Diogo Amores Portugal No Pending
25 David Ferrugento Portugal No Pending
26 Olivier Cao 04160035 France Yes Confirmed

Substitute Players

# Name EMA number Country Dinner