Need a Riichi Japanese rules guide

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Need a Riichi Japanese rules guide

Post by Nick12345 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:46 am

Any link to a useful Riichi Japanese mahjong guide and rules please?

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Re: Need a Riichi Japanese rules guide

Post by Shirluban » Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:07 pm

There's a video how-to guide on youtube, even if it might be a bit long:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlnC2rgIPrc

Of course, I'll also point you to the World Riichi Championship rules:
https://worldriichi.org/wrc-rules
Online version: http://ooyamaneko.net/mahjong/bookcmp/
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Re: Need a Riichi Japanese rules guide

Post by Barticle » Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:35 pm

My mahjong article for the Yakuza video-games wiki is an abridged guide for beginners (no scoring calculations).

https://yakuza.fandom.com/wiki/Mahjong

My full PDF guide to the rules and terminology is available here:

http://uspml.com/documents/japanese_mahjong_guide_v103.pdf

The European Mahjong Association (EMA) also has a comprehensive rulebook:

http://mahjong-europe.org/portal/images/docs/Riichi-rules-2016-EN.pdf

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