Fleur d'Orchidée organizes Chow Time - In Vino Veritas I, its seventh international mah-jong tournament in Villejuif. The tournament will take place 25th and 26th of August 2018. This tournament is the 2018 French Championship: the title will be awarded to the player owning a valid FFMJ licence and having the best individual ranking at the end of the tournament.

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 8th and 9th of September 2018 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: 25th and 26th of August 2018
Place: Efrei - Engineering school in Villejuif
Registration fee: 50 € including two lunches, two breakfasts 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 July 2018
Number of participants: the tournament is open to 100 players extended to 120 players.
Minimum age for participating: 15 years old
Process: 7 rounds of 2 hours each
Rules: Mahjong Competition Rules
Official language: English
Referee: Cyrille Rak (Fr)
EMA Observer: To be defined
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 put together in a team by organizers.

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


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

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

Saturday   Sunday
09h00 - 10h00: Welcome - Breakfast   08:00 - 08:40 Welcome - 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  

Registration fee: 50 €. 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 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, fill the registration form. Registration is closed.

Subscriptions will be validated after confirmation of the bank transfer before the 1st of July 2018 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 2018.

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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