European Riichi Marathon 2017 (the Marathon ) is a one-year-long online tournament divided into 5 Seasons.
European Riichi Rules are also known as RCR and Riichi EMA rules.
Starting and Ending Dates of each European Riichi Marathon 2017 Season
|Season 1:||February 15th - April 14th, 2017|
|Season 2:||April 15th - June 14th, 2017|
|Season 3:||June 15th - August 14th, 2017|
|Season 4:||August 15th - October 14th, 2017|
|Season 5:||October 15th - December 15th, 2017|
Server Time Zone: Pacific Time; Offset: UTC: -8:00/-7:00
For the Winners of the one-year-long competition:
First Place - Trophy, Medal on the avatar Second Place - Trophy, Medal on the avatar Third Place - Trophy, Medal on the avatar
For Winners of each Marathon Season:
First Place - One Year of VIP Membership or Trophy or 10,000 Gold Coins Second Place - One Year of VIP Membership or Trophy or 10,000 Gold Coins Third Place - One Year of VIP Membership or Trophy or 10,000 Gold Coins
Special thanks to the Russian Mahjong Federation that started the Marathon and perfected the Marathon scoring formula for the last 6 years.
Prizes for the Russian team; For Winners of each Marathon Season:
First Place - 300 Gold Coins
Second Place - 200 Gold Coins
Third Place - 100 Gold Coins
For the winners of the year -long competition:
First Place - VIP Yearly, Medal on avatar
Second Place - Premium, Medal on avatar
Third Place - Premium, Medal on avatar
Registration and Check-inThere is no need to pre-register for this tournament as this tournament starts as soon as four players are present at the table.
Marathon Table Details
|Table Name:||Marathon - Season 1|
|Entry Fee:||1500 Dragon Chips|
|Show Game Helper:||No|
|Wait for Reconnect:||No|
|Move Time:||8 sec|
|Game Timer:||100 minutes|
|Table minimum points:||1|
|Player minimum belt:||White Belt|
Scorea. Winner of the Season:
Score = (Average TS + Average TS Best 10 Games)/2
Average TS - the average score accumulated during the Season.
Average TS Best 10 Games - the average score of player's highest scores during 10 consecutive games.
Rank = 1000*(N-P)/(N-1)
N - the numbers of players with a minimum of 4 games in the marathon
P - players position in the marathon
b. Winner of the European Riichi Marathon 2016
The ultimate winner of the marathon is the player who scores the most Rank Points during the 3 Seasons
TiesWhen two or more players tie for a position, the player that has more games played in the marathon ranks higher in the Marathon results.
In the unlikely event that two or more players tie in both scores and games played, the player that has higher Mahjong Time rating is ranked higher.
Game DisqualificationAt a table in which one or more player is absent for 100 or more moves is automatically disqualified and the entry fees are returned to the remaining players.
Player Disqualificationa. Temporary Suspension
The participants of the tournament receive up to two temporary 72-hour suspensions from entering the Marathon games when the marathon players are absent from their tables for more than 100 moves during the first two rounds of the tournament match.
b. Permanent Disqualification
The participants of the competition are permanently excluded from entering the Marathon games for the whole season dues to their absence in the marathon for the third time.
Important Note: the Maraton is supported only on EON Desktop and Flash.
The Terms and Conditions of the MahjongTime account agreement apply.