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Help the world by playing Mahjong!

Help the world by playing Mahjong!

Overview: Amidst the tragedy that was the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, it is incredible how many people from all over the world are helping in the relief efforts. In that spirit, Mahjong Time is hosting a Charity Tournament for Japan this Saturday. Every player who participates in this tournament  will contribute to the relief efforts in Japan. The entry fee for the tournament is 5,000 Dragon Chips, and Mahjong Time will convert 50% of  each player's entry fees(5,000 Dragon Chips = $5; 50%=$2.5) into funds that will be directed to American Red Cross: Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami. This Saturday with your help, the Mahjong Time community can help save lives and change the world, all by playing Mahjong!

Tournament Date and Time: Saturday April 9th at: 6:30 AM Pacific/US(PDT); 14:30 Europe/London; 21:30 in Singapore

Tournament Rounds: Two Riichi rounds for 50 min of play time, whichever comes first.
Break: 10 min.
Table Details: Style: RCR; Min points: 1 yaku; Rated: No; Flowers: No; Game Helper: Yes

Prizes: Medal on the avatar for first 3 places
1st Prize: Throphy

2nd Prize: 1000 Golden Coins
3rd Prize:  500 Golden Coins

Entry Fee: 5,000 Dragon Chips($2.5 will be directed to American Red Cross: Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami.)

Scoring: At the end of each round, each player will receive a "table point" according to the score. The table point assignment is as follows:

  • Highest score: 4 pts

  • 2nd highest score: 2 pts

  • 3rd highest score: 1 pts

  • Lowest score: 0 pt

If two (or more) players tie for a position, they share equally the added points. For example: 0.5 points each (half of 1 + 0) for two players sharing the last position.

Tournament rankings are determined through table points. Players with more table points in a game earn higher placement in the tournament. If a tie in table points occurs between players, the player with the highest overall score will be ranked higher. In the unlikely event that two players are tied in both table points AND overall score, the player that won more hands in the game will be ranked higher.

Registration & Check-in: The registration closes 15 min. before the tournament stars. Registered players are required to check-in(login to the game) 10 minutes before the tournament starts.

Terms and Conditions: All players MUST be the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction or at least 21 years (whichever is greater). Nobody under this age limit is permitted to the tournament. Player must be a Mahjong Time member at the time of registration.The Tournament is played by the corresponding rules. See the game info section of this web site for a detailed description of the rules: player that won't play at the tournament for more than 26 min. in one round will be disqualified and will not be able to join the next round of the competition. Computer programs are not to be used to gain advantage. We will analyze every played game on our server and the detailed results will pass some sophisticated algorithms. Once you've registered for a qualifier tournament and the necessary number of players is reached, the Tournament will automatically start and unregistering is not possible anymore. Mahjong Time reserves the right to publish the name, the nationality, the match of the winners and the runner up of the qualifier games or tournaments. The winner of the tournament grants Mahjong Time the right to use his/her name and likeness for promotional purposes without further compensation. In case of any disputes regarding any terms or conditions   the decision of the MahjongTime management is final. The Terms and Conditions of the MahjongTime account agreement apply can be found here:

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