Nanyang Modern Mahjong Mindsport Tournament 2020

Tournament Overview

The second Nanyang Modern Mahjong Mindsport Tournament will take place in February 2020, on board the cruise liner Genting Dream, departing from Singapore. This tournament is organised jointly by Singapore’s Quesheng International Mahjong Club and Nee Soon South CC Sport Mahjong Club, in partnership with Citystate Cruises and Dream Cruises, and supported by the Mahjong International League.

Genting Dream is a premium vessel featuring Asian hospitality with a family-friendly itinerary that allows guests to visit two ports-of-call in Thailand, along with many entertainment options onboard the ship. Interested competitors are welcome to come along with their families so that they can enjoy both a challenging international mindsport tournament and a fun-filled cruise vacation!

General Information

2nd February 2020 to 7th February 2020.

Tournament Venue
Genting Dream (Dream Cruises), departure from Singapore.

Registration Fee
Nil, if room package is booked with our partner travel agent, Citystate Cruises.
SGD 350.00, otherwise (if room package is booked with other agents, or if using membership benefits).

Accommodation Costs for Cruise
SGD 777.00 per person for early-bird promotional fares (twin-sharing standard rooms).
Fares after the early-bird promotional period will be higher, following prevailing rates.

Fares are inclusive of port charges and pre-paid gratuities. All meals and activities are included. Additional charges will apply for alcohol, premium beverages, internet, shore excursions, spa services, and specialty dining.

Registration Deadlines (including payment for cruise package)
1st October 2019, for the early-bird promotion.
15th January 2020, for non-early-bird registration.

Number of Competitors
A maximum of 120 players.

Mahjong Competition Rules, 1998 edition as interpreted by the Mahjong International League (MIL), i.e., China Majiang Federation MCR Tournament Rules 2017 (hosted on Google Drive).

Tournament Format
8 games in Danish System for player-matching (non-elimination, strong-against-strong).
4 games on Day 2; 4 games on Day 5. Rest days on Days 3 and 4: shore excursions to Koh Samui and Laem Chabang (near Pattaya and Bangkok), Thailand. Lots of time for social play and onboard entertainment!

This tournament has only prizes for the top 8 individuals.

To register for the tournament, or to find out more, please contact Edwin Phua.

Full details and contact information can be found via the Tournament Information PDF (hosted on Google Drive).

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