Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Revised EMA Riichi rules 2016

 Revised EMA(European) Riichi Rules enter into effect on April 5th.
The most significant modifications of the rules are listed below:
Red Fives/akapai/赤牌 tiles - removed
Abortive draw rules - removed
Five counters rule - removed
Nagashi Mangan/ 流し満貫 rule - removed

All Simples/ Open Tanyao; Kuitan/ 喰い断/ rule - added
Swap-calling not allowed/Kuikae Nashi /喰い替えなし rule- added

Blessing of Man/Renho/人和 payment - Mangan(not a yakuman)
Big Four Winds /Dai suushii/ 大四喜 payment -yakuman/役満(not a double yakuman)
Hand with 13+ fan payment/Kazoeyakuman/数え役満 - sanbaiman( not a yakuman)
Uma/ウマ payments - 15,000/5,000/-5,000/-15,000
Chombo/冲合 penalty during tournaments - 20,000 p. deducted after UMA payment.
Temporary furiten ends when the player draws or claims a tile

Chombo penalty for tournaments
The score and rules on mahjongtime.com to reflect the 2016 RCR  revision of the rules.
Dead hand penalty for swap-calling

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