Swedish Open MCR Mahjong Championship 2018


Date: 16-17 June 2018
Venue: Bridgens hus, Uppsala, Sweden.

Results online.

Registration: using the online form

Include: name and country, EMA ID if you have one. Find your ID on the European rankings lists. If you don’t have one yet you will get one after the tournament.
Registration Fee: 400 SEK, including lunches + coffee/tea. Payment on-site (cash or Swish).
Number of participants: max 60 players. (32 registered players from 7 countries).
Deadline: May the 27th, after which we only accept registration in groups of four.
Contact: petter@rainfall.se (tel: +46 73 981 66 54).

Rules: International Mahjong Competition Rules, MCR.
Prizes: Top 3 and best Swede.

Referee: Petter Ranefall, Annika Ridell, Astrid Dubedout (playing referees)
EMA Observer: Gérard Hêche

The Swedish Open MCR Championship on June 16-17 has been selected as a qualification tournament to the MIL 2018 World Mahjong Mind Games in August in China! The top three players will get position in that tournament, and if we get more than 32 participants we might get 1 or 2 more spots.

We recommend you to combine this tournament with the Swedish Midsummer Riichi tournament in Tällberg, 18-20 June. There will be a shuttle bus organised to Tällberg from Stockholm (and Uppsala) so that those who are interested in both tournaments in June can join. The event in Tällberg will include traditional Swedish midsummer activities and excursions June 21-24 (including social play). For more information see http://lirma.studorg.liu.se/?page_id=569.

Accommodation suggestions:
  • Scandic Uppsala Nord (Hotel 5 min walk from the Venue).
  • There are also several hotels and hostels closer to central Uppsala. The venue is about 2 km or 10-15 min by bus from Uppsala Central station, e.g. buses 110, 115, 2 (bus stop “Moskén”, or “Djäknegatan”).

Preliminary schedule


19:00 – 22:00Registration and Social-Play


08:00 – 09:25Registration + opening
09:30 – 11:30Round 1
11:30 – 11.50Break
11.50 – 13.50Round 2
13.50 – 14.50Lunch
14.50 – 16.50Round 3
16.50 – 17.10Break
17.10 – 19.10Round 4


08:30 – 09.00Venue open
09.00 – 11.00Round 5
11:00 – 11.20Break
11.20 – 13.20Round 6
13.20 – 14.20Lunch
14.20 – 16.20Round 7
16.20 – 17.00Break + Award ceremony
17.00Transfer bus to the Riichi tournament in Tällberg


By plane

There are plenty of options for flights to Arlanda Airport, 35 km south of Uppsala. From the airport the fastest way is by train (180 SEK) and the cheapest is by bus number 801 (66 SEK with the UL-app or 105 SEK with card). Of course you can also take a taxi (around 500 SEK).

Local transport

Payment on buses is cheapest with the app “UL” and preloaded money (Reskassa) but it is also possible to pay by card on the bus (no cash payment). Otherwise you can by a card with preloaded money, Reskassa. The card costs 20 SEK.
Read more on local transport on www.ul.se.


Uppsala is an old university city with several historical buildings and a traditional student life.
Read more on: http://www.destinationuppsala.se.

Dalarna, where Tällberg is situated, is a popular vacation destination with historical settings, beautiful lakes, and deep forests, famous for its traditional Midsummer celebrations. Read more on: http://www.visitdalarna.se/en/


Registration is closed.

Registered players

NameEMA IDCountry
1Christophe Avenel09990099  Sweden
2Annika Ridell09990045  Sweden
3Timur Hahn05100153  Germany
4Sara Landolsi09990106  Sweden
5Emma Fahlström09990088  Sweden
6Dimphy van Grinsven08010168  The Netherlands
7Cyrille Rak04090026  France
8Agnès Rak04090016  France
9Marie Norén09990039  Sweden
10Shi Hua Chen03000140  Denmark
11Jacob Petersen03000313  Denmark
12Astrid Dubedout04280004  France
13Caroline Norén09990104  Sweden
14Isabel Bahiano Steenholm03000149  Denmark
15Tingfang Olsen03000215  Denmark
16Felipe Gaboardi09990107  Sweden
17Heike Schäfer05100056  Germany
18Anne Schäfer05100057  Germany
19Frank Rostved03000148  Denmark
20Ting Sun09990113  Sweden
21Bibbi Zhang09990112  Sweden
22Emelie Östman09990009  Sweden
23Erwan de Kergommeaux04290030  France
24Anton Kösters08010039  The Netherlands
25Mikael Hjort09990095  Sweden
26Kim Johansson09990114  Sweden
27Luc Humbert16000005  Switzerland
28Gérard Hêche16000011  Switzerland
29Marco Montebelli07000018  Italy
30Leif Johansson09990115  Sweden
31Otto Wefer09990111  Sweden
32Petter Ranefall09990044  Sweden