Fleur d'Orchidée organizes Chow Time - In Vino Veritas I, its sixth international mah-jong tournament in Villejuif. The tournament will take place 18th, 19th and 20th of August 2017.

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 2nd and 3rd of September 2017 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: 18th, 19th and 20th of August 2017
Place: Efrei - Engineering school in Villejuif
Registration fee: 65 € including two lunches, two breakfasts and catering during breaks
Optional dinner: Players can subscribe to the friday dinner (chinese all-you-can-eat buffet, 7min by feet from Efrei) for 20 € (drinks not included)
Registration deadline: 1st July 2017
Number of participants: the tournament is open to 120 players.
Minimum age of participants: 15 years old
Process: 10 rounds of 2 hours each
Rules: Mahjong Competion Rules
Official language: English
Referee: Vincent You-Seen (Fr)
EMA Observer: Denis Lugannikov (Ru)
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 d’ingénieur 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 contact@fleurdorchidee.fr

Agrandir le plan


Players greeting and stages random draw will be held on friday from 12 o'clock.

Friday   Saturday
12h00 - 13h00 : Players greetings   08h15 - 09h00 : Breakfast
13h00 - 13h10 : Opening ceremony   09h00 - 11h00 : 4th round
13h10 - 15h10 : 1st round   11h25 - 13h25 : 5th round
15h35 - 17h35 : 2nd round   13h25 - 14h35 : Lunch
18h00 - 20h00 : 3rd round   14h35 - 16h35 : 6th round
20h00 : Optional diner   17h00 - 19h00 : 7th round
  19h00 : Cocktail
08h00 - 08h45 : Breakfast
08h45 - 10h45 : 8th round
11h10 - 13h10 : 9th round
13h10 - 14h20 : Lunch
14h20 - 16h20 : 10th round
16h30 : Closing ceremony

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

  Sign up  

Competition is open to 120 players.

Registration fee: 65 €. This includes saturday and sunday lunches, saturday and sunday breakfasts plus snacks and drinks during breaks between rounds.
If you want to join us for friday 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 contact@fleurdorchidee.fr 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 friday 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 July 2017 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 give your name and your EMA number as comment of your bank transfer.

Registration will be closed on the 1st of July 2017.

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

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