Romania Riichi Open

RONmania 2023

Welcome to the RONmania Open 2023!

The first tournament to be held in Romania, in the capital city of Bucharest as its host!


This 2 day tournament, rated MERS 3+, will take place on the 27th and 28th of May 2023. The number of participants is limited to 60 (this number may increase with sufficient interest). The registration fee is 50 Euro. Included in the registration fee are 2 lunches and an assortment of non-alcoholic beverages at the venue.

If you want to pay on site, please do message us about it.


AMY Shop and Restaurant, Strada Clucerului 85, București
AMY Shop and Restaurant
Strada Clucerului 85, București

The venue is located near the Tram Stop on Caşin (Line 41), Bus Station Arcul de Triumf (Line 361), the closest Metro Station is Aviatorilor (Line M2) which is about a 10 minute walk.

Public Transport

For trams and buses, you can send a text message to 7458 with ''C'', you will be charged 3 lei (0.6 Euro) which will allow you to travel on any tram or bus line for an hour. For the metro, you can purchase a recyclable metro card with 2 to 10 entry passes for 3 lei/pass (0.6 Euro/pass).

Format and Timetable

This tournament has 9 hanchan with 90 minutes each and will be played according to EMA Riichi Competition Rules from April 2016.

1st Day (Saturday)

08:00 – 08:30Registration
08:30 – 08:45Opening Ceremony
08:45 – 10:151st Hanchan
10:15 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 12:002nd Hanchan
12:00 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 14:303rd Hanchan
14:30 – 14:45Break
14:45 – 16:154th Hanchan
16:15 – 16:30Break
16:30 – 18:005th Hanchan

2nd Day (Sunday)

08:45 – 10:156th Hanchan
10:15 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 12:007th Hanchan
12:00 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 14:308th Hanchan
14:30 – 14:45Break
14:45 – 16:159th Hanchan
16:15 – 16:45Break
16:45 – 17:00Award Ceremony

Participants / Standings

RankSurname, Given NameEMA IDTotal
1Olav Sommers8010526152.9
2Sheila Hansen3000156133.2
3Anneke Keyl8010173132.9
4Timur Hahn5100153120.7
5Łukasz Grzybowski19000073109.4
6John Duckworth11990016103
7Jesper Nøhr3000176101.6
8Eigo Kawatani300020891.1
9Tomáš Široň1799000990
10Anna Zubenko2100001486.7
11Thai Chung510017085.1
12Mihnea Petraru2500000383.3
13Konsta Lensu1499002477.4
14Jasper Germeys999004767.7
15Ivar Bouwman801073767.3
16Bogdan Bolea2500000449.2
17Pieter Potmeer801043623.8
18Michael van der Sluijs2500000216.5
19Maria Baranowska1900000713.2
20Sergio Matos Lima129900142.6
21Jacqueline Oudshoorn8010727-3.1
22Marjoleine Lips8010613-7.3
23Grant Mahoney24000003-32.2
24Nina Popławska19000071-81.1
25Mateusz Maćkowski19000129-81.1
26Valentin Courtois4310012-88.5
27Daniel Široň17990003-89.4
28Szymon Lasota19000011-97
29Konstantin Pakshaev23000005-97.7
30Piti Phanpanich2010056-139.7
31Mirela Khezam25000005-145.3
32Hiroshi Kameda5100181-147.6
33Tamas Erdos-167.5
34Olivier Cao4160035-210.8