Inscriptions: extended to 112 players!

Fleur d'Orchidée organizes Chow Time - In Vino Veritas I, its fifth international mah-jong tournament in Villejuif. The tournament will take place in the weekend of 27&28 august 2016.

This tournament is a 1 point MERS EMA certified competition.

This year again, we join forces with the tournament that will be held in San Gimignano in Italy the 10th and 11th of September 2016 to organize the In Vino Veritas italian-french Cup. The best player that will participate to both tournaments will be rewarded!


  General information  

Tournament date: 27th and 28th of August 2016
Place: Efrei - Engineering school in Villejuif
Registration fee: 50 € including two lunches, breakfast on Sunday, and catering during breaks
Optional dinner: Players can subscribe to the saturday dinner (chinese all-you-can-eat buffet, 7min by feet from Efrei) for 20 € (drinks not included)
Registration deadline: 1st August 2016
Number of participants: the tournament is open to 112 players
Minimum age of participants: 15 years old
Process: 7 rounds of 2 hours each
Rules: Mahjong Competion Rules
Official language: English
Referee: Joël Ratsimandresy (Fr)
EMA Observer: Tina Christensen (Dk)
Rewards: the best individual players and the best team will receive prizes.

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

The participants without partners will be assembled into teams by organizers.

As the tournament will be held in a refectory, animal attendance is not admited.


It will be held in VILLEJUIF, at Efrei (Engineering School)

Ecole dingénieur en informatique et technologies du numérique
30-32 avenue de la République

EFREI is just a five-minute walk 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, please contact us by sending an email at

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Players greeting and stages random draw will be held on Saturday from 09 o'clock.

Saturday   Sunday
09h00 - 10h00: Players greeting   08:00 - 08:40 Players greeting - breakfast
10h00 - 12h00: 1st round   08h40 - 10h40: 5th round
12h00 - 13h00: Lunch   11:00 - 13:00 6th round
13h00 - 15h00: 2nd round   13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
15h20 - 17h20: 3rd round   14:00 - 16:00 7th round
17h40 - 19h40: 4th round  

The award ceremony will be held from 16:30 on, after a cocktail.

  Sign up  

Competition is open to 112 players.

Registration fee: 50 €. This includes Saturday and Sunday lunches, breakfast on Sunday, plus snacks and drinks during breaks between rounds.
If you want to join us for saturday dinner (chinese all-you-can-eat buffet) in a restaurant located between Efrei and the Louis Aragon metro station, please tell us when subscribing and do not forget to include additional 20€ in your paiement.

To subscribe, send an email to with your name, surname, EMA number and the name of your team if you have one. Please indicate if you want to participate to the saturday dinner.

Subscriptions will be taken into account in the order they are received. The registration will be validated after confirmation of the bank transfer before the 1st of August 2016 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 0372 8130 609

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

Registration will be closed on the 1st of August 2016.

If you are registered and you ultimately can't come, please send us an email as soon as possible. After the 1st of August, registration fee repayment cannot be required.

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