Fleur d'Orchidée organizes the 9th edition of the 'Chow Time' international mah-jong tournament in Villejuif. The tournament will take place 04th and 05th of July 2020.
Caution: the tournament place is the same as in 2019, but differs from previous editions.

This tournament is validated by the French Federation of MahJong (FFMJ), and it is a MERS EMA certified competition.

This year again, we join forces with the tournament that will be held in San Gimignano in Italy the 12th and 13th of September 2020 to organize the In Vino Veritas italian-french Cup. The player with the best cumulated ranking of the two tournaments will be rewarded!

  General information  

Tournament date: 04th and 05th of July 2020
Registration deadline: 31th of May 2020. Registration fee to be paid before this date.
Number of participants: the tournament is open to 80 players.
Minimum age for participating: 15 years old
Process: 7 rounds of 2 hours each
Rules: Mahjong Competition Rules
Official language: English
Referee: Caroline Arnaud (Fr)
EMA Observer: To be defined.
Rewards: the best individual players and the best team will receive prizes.
Team composition: participants can declare teams until 15th of June 2020. After this deadline the organizers will compose teams for participants without teammates.

Mahjong Competition Rules (MCR) are described in detail in:
Mahjong Competition Rules - Green Book
Mahjong Competition Rules - Regulations


Maison pour Tous Gérard Philippe
118 rue Youri Gagarine

Tournament site is less than 15min (walk or bus) away from the metro station "Villejuif - Louis Aragon", the end of metroline M7 (from Paris) and the end of tramline T7 (from Orly Airport).

(Underground map here)

If you have any question, send an email to contact@fleurdorchidee.fr


Saturday   Sunday
08h00 - 09h00 Welcome - Breakfast   08:00 - 08:40 Welcome - Breakfast
09h00 - 11h00 1st round   08h40 - 10h40 5th round
11h20 - 13h20 2nd round   11:00 - 13:00 6th round
13h20 - 14h20 Lunch   13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14h20 - 16h20 3rd round   14:00 - 16:00 7th round
16h40 - 18h40 4th round   16h30 Award ceremony

On saturday a free cocktail is proposed after the 4th round.
Then you can join us for dinner at 20:00 (extra registration fee).

  Sign up  

Tournament registration fee is 50 €. This includes two lunches, two breakfasts, plus snacks and drinks during breaks between rounds.
You can also register for saturday dinner in the "Grill 7" restaurant (chinese all-you-can-eat buffet) located close to the "Louis Aragon" metro station, 10-15 minutes walk from the tournament site. Please tell us when subscribing and do not forget to include additional 20€ in your paiement.

Tournament is full. New registrations will appear on the waiting list.
To subscribe, please click here and fill the registration form. Please note we will not take any registration by any other mean.

Subscriptions will be validated after confirmation of the bank transfer on Fleur d'Orchidée bank account:

Registered address: SG VERRIERES LE BUISSON (02220) 7 rue de Paron 91370 VERRIERES LE BUISSON
IBAN: FR76 3000 3022 2000 0365 7563 303

Please indicate your name and your EMA number as comment of the bank transfer.

If you are registered and you ultimately can't come, please send us an email as soon as possible. After the registration deadline, registration fee repayment cannot be claimed.

  Players list  


Social play will be proposed to accompanying persons and visitors while competitors are playing the tournament. Visitors will be able to discover mah-jong game with the help of animators.
Schedule: saturday from 10h00 to 12h30 and from 14h30 to 18h00, sunday from 09h30 to 12h00.
If you want to participate to social play, please register by email. Number of seats is limited.



Fleur d'Orchidée - Association de joueurs de mah-jong