Toronto Riichi Open 2024

The Toronto Riichi Club is excited to announce the second Toronto Riichi Open (TORI Open). We hope to see you there!

All those interested should join the TORI Open Discord server or send an email to toronto-riichi-open+subscribe@googlegroups.com to subscribe to the mailing list.

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Dates

The TORI Open is a two-day tournament.

Location

Podium, POD250 The Commons
Toronto Metropolitan University
380 Victoria St
Toronto ON  M5B 0A1
Canada

380 Victoria St walkway 380 Victoria St entrance

Transit

From Union Station:

  1. Take the TTC subway Line 1 northbound towards Finch to Dundas Station.
  2. Exit the station and walk north along Yonge St. to Gerrard St.
  3. Walk 100m east along Gerrard St. E until the pedestrian walkway, on your right.
  4. Turn right into the walkway and enter the building on your right.

Fees and Registration

The early bird tournament fee is $75 CAD if you register and pay by . After that date, the fee will be raised to $85 CAD.

Registration is now open. Fill out the registration form (disponible en français) by to register for the tournament. There is a limit of 80 entrants; those registering after the limit will be put on a waiting list.

Within 48 hours of registering, you should receive an email with an invoice (send an email to tournaments@torontoriichi.club if you have not). The invoice shall be paid to the Toronto Riichi Club PayPal account and is due on the date listed in the invoice. If your payment is not received by that date, you forfeit your spot to the next person on the waiting list. Cash payments will not be accepted this year.

The registration form has been translated into French with the help of Grant M. from the Montreal Riichi Club.
Le formulaire d’inscription a été traduit en français avec l’assistance de Grant M. du Club riichi de Montréal.

Refund Policy

Refunds will only be issued in case of emergencies. If you have an emergency and need to withdraw from the tournament, please contact tournaments@torontoriichi.club to request a refund.

Participants

Name Club/Region
Alexis Horizon Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Alexxa D. Riichi Nomi NYC
Andre C. Riichi Nomi NYC
Andrew S. Southeastern Michigan Riichi
Calvin C. Riichi Nomi NYC
Catherine T. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Cole T. Hammergirl Anime Mahjong
Dennis K. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Ding Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Edwin M. Ontario, Canada
Eric Z. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Estey G. Hammergirl Anime Mahjong
Frank W. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Harrison C. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Harry H Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Henry V. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Hue C. Ontario, Canada
Jason Q Riichi Nomi NYC
Jersey Mike Riichi Nomi NYC
Jim Y. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
KaoriNF Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Kinyan Seattle Riichi Mahjong Club
Leo Z. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Luke M. Hammergirl Anime Mahjong
Marc-Laurent F. Montreal Riichi Club
Mark T. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Max S. Greater Cincinnati Riichi Mahjong
Melvin P. Riichi Nomi NYC
Michael H. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Michael M. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Miguel C. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Neil C. Riichi Nomi NYC
Paul C. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Paul C.-R. Ottawa, Canada
Rob C. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Sylvie B. Snake Shack
Toshihiro S. Ottawa, Canada
Ty K. RIT Nine Gates
Vincent Shao Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Vincent Z. Toronto Riichi Club (TORI)
Vinny T. Riichi Nomi NYC
Wrath Ontario, Canada
Yvette W. Toronto, Canada

Food

No catering will be provided at the event, but there are many food options available within walking distance of the tournament venue.

Accommodations

There are many reasonably-priced hotels within walking distance of the tournament venue. The Toronto Riichi Club has not partnered with any specific accommodation provider for this event.

Rules and Format

The tournament will follow the WRC 2022 rules with the lower penalties described by Mod 6.3 in the optional rules. Tournament etiquette will also be observed.

First day

Second day

The second day will be split into two halves. After the first half, a cut to the top 8 will occur and scores will be adjusted.

Schedule

All times are in EDT.

First day

Start time Event
09:00 Registration and opening
09:30 Hanchan 1
11:00 Break
11:30 Hanchan 2
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Hanchan 3
16:30 Break
17:00 Hanchan 4
18:30 Free play

Second day

Start time Event
09:00 Reorganization
09:30 Hanchan 1
11:00 Break
11:30 Hanchan 2
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Hanchan 3
16:30 Break
17:00 Hanchan 4
18:30 Break
19:00 Awards ceremony
19:30 Free play

Prizes

Trophies and medals will be awarded to the top 8 players.

Contact

All questions and concerns can be directed to tournaments@torontoriichi.club or the TORI Open Discord server. Send an email to toronto-riichi-open+subscribe@googlegroups.com to subscribe to the mailing list.