Thursday, February 09, 2023

MCR Mahjong Marathon 2023

Announcing the MCR Mahjong Marathon 2023

We are thrilled to host the MCR Mahjong Marathon for another year, following the success of our past marathons since 2016. The marathon is a one-year-long competition divided into five seasons, featuring players from all around the world who compete using the MCR (Mahjong Competition Rules) format.

Every year, we have the pleasure of welcoming over 1,100 players from 40 countries to participate in this exciting event. We hope to continue this tradition and welcome even more players to join us in 2023.

Mark your calendars, the MCR Mahjong Marathon 2023 starts on February 15th, 2023!

Join us for a competitive and enjoyable year of MCR Mahjong. We can't wait to see you at the tables!

Season 1:February 15th - April 14th, 2023
Season 2:April 15th - June 14th, 2023
Season 3:June 15th - August 14th, 2023
Season 4:August 15th - October 14th, 2023
Season 5:October 15th - December 14th, 2023

Server Time Zone: Pacific Time; Offset: UTC: -8:00/-7:00

Tournament Prizes

For the Winners of the One-Year-Long Competition:
First Place - One Year of VIP or $80, and a Medal on the avatar
Second Place - One Year of VIP or $80, and a Medal on the avatar
Third Place - One Year of VIP or $80, and a Medal on the avatar

For Winners of Each Marathon Season:
First Place - One Year of VIP Membership or 10,000 Gold Coins, and a Medal on the avatar
Second Place - One Year of VIP Membership or 10,000 Gold Coins, and a Medal on the avatar
Third Place - One Year of VIP Membership or 10,000 Gold Coins, and a Medal on the avatar

Marathon Season Bonus Prize Announcement

Get ready to run! This marathon season just got even more exciting with the addition of a $150 bonus prize, bringing the total to $300. To claim your share, simply be the first-place winner of each marathon season and post a screenshot or video of your game(s), along with a comment, on any major social media platform at least one week before the end of the season. Don't worry if you don't take first place, the next qualifying player down the ranking will still have the chance to receive this extra prize. So, lace up your shoes and let's race

For the winners of the year-long competition:
First Place - VIP Yearly, Medal on the avatar
Second Place - Premium, Medal on the avatar
Third Place - Premium, Medal on the avatar

Registration and Check-in

There is no need to pre-register for this tournament as this tournament starts as soon as four players are present at the table.

Marathon Table Details

Table Name:MCR Marathon - X
Entry Fee:1500 Dragon Chips
Show Game Helper:No
Wait for Reconnect:No
Move Time:8 sec
Game Timer:100 minutes
Table minimum points:8
Player minimum belt:White Belt 


a. Winner of the Season:
The winners of each table convert their table scores to Table Points(TP):

First Place - 4 TP
Second Place -2 TP
Third Place -1 TP
Fourth Place -0 TP

Score = (Average TP + Average TP Best 10 Games)/2

Average TP - the average table points accumulated during the Season.
Average TP Best 10 Games - the average table points of player's highest scores during 10 consecutive games.

Rank = 1000*(N-P)/(N-1)

N - the number of players with a minimum of 4 games in the marathon
P - players position in the marathon

b. The ultimate winner of the marathon is the player who scores the most Rank Points of her/his best 4 seasons out of 5 seasons total.

When two or more players tie for a position, the player with the highest sum of scores of the player's best ten consecutive games is ranked higher. In the unlikely event that two or more players tie in both Score and the sum of table scores of player's best ten consecutive games, the player who has more games played in the marathon ranks higher in the Marathon results.
When two or more players tie for table points, the player who has won more hands during the game is ranked higher.  In the unlikely event that two or more players tie in both scores and hands won, the table points are split equally.

Game Disqualification

A table in which one or more players are absent for 100 or more moves is automatically disqualified and the entry fees are returned to the remaining players.

Player Disqualification

If you no longer wish to wait in a Marathon Table, or want to accept an invitation to a different game - leave your current table first before accepting any invitation.

a. Temporary Suspension
The participants of the tournament receive up to two temporary 72-hour  suspensions from entering the Marathon games when the marathon players are absent from their tables for more than 100 moves during the first two rounds of the tournament match.

b. Permanent Disqualification
The participants of the competition are permanently excluded from entering the Marathon games for the whole season dues to their absence in the marathon for the third time.

Please note that Tournament Organizers reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify and ban players from any future tournament or event organized by Mahjong Time.

The Terms and Conditions of the MahjongTime account agreement apply. 

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