Cherry Blossom Tournament Announced!

The 2011 Cherry Blossom Tournament in the Netherlands has been announced and is now open for registration. Each year in Nijmegen mahjong players gather for a Riichi tournament. This year promises to be as exciting as ever and another event has been added for a full weekend of Mahjong competition! Book your tickets to be in the Netherlands on April 16-17

This is the first time the Cherry Blossom has been held in April since the inaugural event in the year 2000. The events will be held at Kolping House in Nijmegen and registration fee for each event is €12,50 per person. The main tournament on April 16th will count for one MERS point for the European Riichi Rankings.

Players can pre-register for the Cherry Blossom events on Mahjong NEWS here.

2011 Cherry Blossom Schedule
April 16, 2011
08.30 – 09.15 A.M. Hall open for registration
09.30 – 11.00 A.M. Hanchan 1
11.15 – 12.45 P.M. Hanchan 2
12.45 – 13.15 P.M. Lunch break
13.15 – 14.45 P.M. Hanchan 3
14.50 – 16.20 P.M. Hanchan 4
16.35 – 18.05 P.M. Hanchan 5
18.20 – 18.45 P.M. Award Ceremony and closing

Details on registering for the Cherry Blossom Tournament can be found on the Mahjong NEWS website.

As the special addition to this year’s Cherry Blossom, following the main tournament, on April 17th, there will be another special Washizu tournament held at the same venue. Look for more details on that next week or check out the registration page on Mahjong NEWS.

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