European Riichi Championship

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The European Riichi Mahjong Championship (ERMC) is the European competition of Mahjong certified by European Mahjong Association(EMA) under Japanese rules.[1] Both men and women are eligible to contest this title. It was established in 2008 and has since then taken place on two yearly basis.

The name was "European Riichi Championship" (ERC) until 2013.

Champions[edit]

Individual[edit]

Year Winner 2nd 3rd
2008 Thomas Kragh ( Denmark) Benjamin Boas ( USA) Song Ping ( China)
2010 Maurice Demmer ( Netherlands) Joël Ratsimandresy ( France) David Bresnick ( USA)
2013 Martin Diviš ( Czech) Michael Zahradnik ( Germany) Maude Grimberg ( France)
2016 Mikhail Lugovkin ( Russia) Désirée Heemskerk ( Netherlands) Mateusz Woźniak ( Poland)
2019 Vladimir Nadanyan ( Russia) Vladimir Zayakin ( Russia) Hiroshi Yamai ( Japan)

Team[edit]

No. Winner 2nd 3rd
3[2] Red Dragons Tina Christensen ( Denmark) Ryan Pin Alexander Wankmüller ( Austria) Ukelele Gemma Collinge ( United Kingdom)
Kim Iversen ( Denmark) Tanja Wankmüller ( Austria) John Duckworth ( United Kingdom)
Henrik Leth ( Denmark) Manuel Reisinger ( Austria) Ian Fraser ( United Kingdom)
Frank Rostved ( Denmark) Manuel Tomisser ( Austria) Martin Lester ( United Kingdom)

Venues[edit]

Date Edition Place Venue
June 21–22, 2008 1st European Riichi Championship 2008 Hanover, Germany
July 10–11, 2010 2nd European Riichi Championship 2010 Hanover, Germany Jazzclub Hannover
September 18–22, 2013 3rd European Riichi Championship 2013 Bad Vöslau, Austria Weingut Schlossberg
October 7-9, 2016 4th European Riichi Mahjong Championship 2016 Farnham, Surrey, England, UK The Great Hall, The Farnham Maltings
June 21-23, 2019 5h European Riichi Mahjong Championship 2019 Rosmalen, 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands De Kentering Party-Events-Food

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