NYC International Riichi Open

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NYC International Riichi Open
Location New York City, NY
Host USPML
Date September 26-27, 2015
Type Major tournament
Player count 40 players
Finalists
Champion Thomas Riedel
Runner up Hiroshi Yamai
Third Shigekazu Moriyama
Fourth Ty Kennedy

The NYC International Riichi Open is a Japanese mahjong competition held in New York City hosted by the United States Professional Mahjong League. The tournament will be held at the Skyline Hotel in Manhattan.

Game rules

The tournament used the World Riichi ruleset.

Player requirements

  • Players should be familiar with all valid scoring combinations
  • No foreign objects, aids or tile racks will be permitted at the table
  • While scoring tables will be provided, players should be familiar with scoring and able to score hands efficiently without assistance

Results

Final

Rank Player name +/-
1 Thomas Riedel 110.4
2 Hiroshi Yamai 74.35
3 Shigekazu Moriyama 63.35
4 Ty Kennedy 54.55

Consolation top

Rank Player name +/-
5 Yefeng Wang 60.95
6 Shane Zamora 16.25
7 Lucanus Morgan 13.35
8 Gemma Collinge -17.15

Consolation bottom

Rank Player name +/-
9 Wei Bin Wang 50.75
10 Ryan Chou 43.9
11 George Liu-Krason 29.5
12 Julien Kilian 28.75
13 Michael McLeod 24.65
14 Kenji 19.55
15 Caleb Veenstra 15.95
16 Philip Abdollahi 8.4
17 Mike Tackett 4.55
18 Daniel Moreno 4.35
19 Estey Gerstner 1.9
20 Anthony Rodriguez 0.15
21 Senechal Duhaut -1.15
22 Weijie Tang -1.45
23 Ryan Adams -10.25
24 Aldwin Gordula -10.65
25 Paul Wheeler -12.35
26 Michael Zahradnik -13.45
27 Steven Smith -18.2
28 Gregory Szpura -18.35
29 Zixuan Jiang -21.7
30 Byron Kazek -21.7
31 David Clarke -27.65
32 Lars Therkelsen -27.65
33 Edwin Dizon -36.4
34 Dennis Tung -52.4
35 Gregory Chin -53.35
36 Scott Miller -54.55
37 Joseph Reidy -59.8
38 Andrew Feist -68
39 Justin Dilgard -100.05
40 Lauren Wheeler -134.35

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