Date: March 21th - 22th, 2020
Place: Valencia, Spain
Duration: 2 days, 7 sessions
Rules: Mahjong Competition Rules
MERS Certified: Yes, MERS-3.5*
Maximum players allowed: 100
Current players registered: 66 / 100
Countries currently represented: Spain Italy France Netherlands Russia Switzerland Belgium Poland Germany Portugal China
Registration up to: February 21th, 2020
Registration fee: 60 € (VAT included). Includes 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts and break meals/drinks. There will be an optional (not included in the fee) dinner on Saturday. You can see more info here.

* According to the new 2018 ranking system. MERS weight is subject to change depending on the number of players registered and the countries participating. Breakout of the current weight:

Our contact address for general questions and requests is Before the tournament day, we will also send alternative means of contact and emergency telephone numbers to all the players participating.

Mediterranean Cup III

Mahjong Valencia MCR 2020 will be a partnership tournament with the Open Italian Championship 2020 that will be held in 2020 in Milano, Italy.

Every player participating in both tournaments will be elegible for an additional prize that will be granted to the player with the most Table points overall.


The tournament will take place in Port Azafata Hotel (formerly Tryp Azafata), located in the outskirt of Valencia. It is a very convenient place next to Valencia's Airport (5 minutes using a shuttle service or the subway) and with good connections to the city of Valencia thanks to the near subway stops. The Hotel offers the following facilities:

  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant and Bar

The exact location of the Hotel is:

Tryp Azafata Hotel is offering us special prices and conditions for the players that want to lodge with them (subject to number limitation). Registered players will receive information about how to take advantage of this offer by email.

Alternatively, you can also lodge in the following nearby locations:

The subway goes from Valencia's Airport to the City of Valencia. The nearest stops are L5's (Green Line) "Rosas" and "Manises", both at around 10-15 minutes by foot. You can check all the information about Valencia's subway here, including a map.

Optional dinner

We will have an optional dinner on Saturday 23th, not included in the tournament's fee, at the nearby restaurant "7 de Julio", a famous, high-level steakhouse well known for their recipes from the Basque Country and Navarre with an estimated individual cost of 25 €. Price will be payed on-site for those who are interested.

About Valencia

Valencia, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.

The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, fronting the Gulf of Valencia on the Mediterranean Sea. Its historic centre is one of the largest in Spain. The heritage of ancient monuments, views and cultural attractions makes Valencia one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. It is also the place of origin of the most popular spanish dish: the Paella.

Due to its long history, this is a city with numerous popular celebrations and traditions, such as the Fallas, which were declared as Intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in November 2016.

You can check this article in Wikipedia and the official tourism site for more information about the city.

Tournament Schedule

March 21th (Saturday) March 22th (Sunday)
09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast/Registration 09:00 - 11:00 5th Game
10:00 - 12:00 1st Game 11:20 - 13:20 6th Game
12:20 - 14:20 2nd Game 13:20 - 14:30 Lunch
14:20 - 15:30 Lunch 14:30 - 16:30 7th Game
15:30 - 17:30 3rd Game 16:30 Prize Ceremony
17:50 - 19:50 4th Game
20:15 Optional Dinner

At the end of the tournament there will be prizes for the winner, the runner-up and the ranked 3rd player, plus prizes for the best team.



Registered players

We will update the list of players as frequently as possible. This is the current list of confirmed registrations:


# Name EMA number Country Team Dinner Status
1 Gérard Hêche 16000011 Switzerland Yes SEED (2019 WINNER)
2 Elena Ushakova 15990093 Russia Yes SEED (2019 WINNER)
3 Aleksei Shpilman 15990215 Russia Yes SEED (2019 WINNER)
4 Edgar Rubio Rodilla 10990026 Spain Mahjong Valencia Yes CONFIRMED
5 Marcos San Antonio Serrano 10990051 Spain Mahjong Valencia Yes CONFIRMED
6 Raúl Ríos Navarro 10990043 Spain Mahjong Valencia Yes CONFIRMED
7 Marco Montebelli 07000018 Italy Yes PENDING
8 Serena Porrati 07000024 Italy Yes PENDING
9 Roblin Thérèse 04040110 France - CONFIRMED
10 Danilo Serio 07000107 Italy No PENDING
11 Antonio Ayllon 10990027 Spain No CONFIRMED
12 Stefano Rijoff 07000009 Italy No PENDING
13 Dermout Jos 02010039 Belgium No CONFIRMED
14 Chris De Roock 02010038 Belgium No CONFIRMED
15 José Moreno 10990007 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
16 Anton Kösters 08010039 Netherlands No CONFIRMED
17 Ombretta Tassinari 07000093 Italy - CONFIRMED
18 Elena Savini 07000021 Italy - CONFIRMED
19 Domenico Sansevieri 07000170 Italy No PENDING
20 Alberto Rosi 07000114 Italy No CONFIRMED
21 Mei Hwa Felder 16000001 Switzerland - PENDING
22 Pilar Castellano Rivas 10990025 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
23 Daniela Natali 07000006 Italy No PENDING
24 Loretta Pizzi 07000020 Italy No PENDING
25 Miria Martelli 07000109 Italy No CONFIRMED
26 Joël Ratsimandresy 04040057 France Yes PENDING
27 Giacomo Ferruzzi 07000035 Italy - CONFIRMED
28 Christiane D'Angelo 04040036 France Yes CONFIRMED
29 Cedric Aguerre 04090080 France Yes CONFIRMED
30 Annie Manzo 04090024 France Yes CONFIRMED
31 Bruno Manzo 04090025 France Yes CONFIRMED
32 Ad van der Linden 08010411 Netherlands No CONFIRMED
33 Pauline van der Linden 08010412 Netherlands - CONFIRMED
34 Marion Hoarau 04090055 France - PENDING
35 Katarzyna Chabelska 19000080 Poland No CONFIRMED
36 Frédéric Chassot 16000007 Switzerland Yes PENDING
37 Luca Gavellli 07000001 Italy - CONFIRMED
38 Miguel Pascual Ramírez 10990047 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
39 María del Mar Túnez Pérez 10990024 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
40 Hubert Vignaud 04040083 France Yes CONFIRMED
41 Lionel Legaie 04040034 France Yes PENDING
42 Marianne Croeze 08010025 Netherlands No PENDING
43 Jaap Croeze 08010026 Netherlands No PENDING
44 Emmanuelle Hugot 04290006 France - CONFIRMED
45 Hilde Pevernagie 02010041 Belgium No CONFIRMED
46 Elisa Foschi 07000083 Italy No CONFIRMED
47 Dimphy van Grinsven 08010168 Netherlands Yes PENDING
48 Vladimir Stepanov 15990005 Russia Yes PENDING
49 Diana Westdijk 08010158 Netherlands Yes CONFIRMED
50 Ernesto Vega de la Iglesia Sora 10990039 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
51 Luis E. Rubio 10990057 Spain - CONFIRMED
52 Thibaut Arnold 16000035 Switzerland - CONFIRMED
53 Anna Shpilman 15990215 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
54 Elena Ivoylova 15990428 Russia Yes CONFIRMED
55 Rui Manuel Machado 12990002 Portugal Yes CONFIRMED
56 Timur Hahn 05100153 Germany Yes CONFIRMED
57 Nadine Koenig 05900002 Germany Yes CONFIRMED
58 Stefania Procopio 07000013 Italy No PENDING
59 Michele Bollino 07000017 Italy No PENDING
60 Victor Gonzalez 10990053 Spain - CONFIRMED
61 Yeyin Lu 10990082 Spain - CONFIRMED
62 Xiaolin Ye 10990080 Spain - CONFIRMED
63 Abraham A. Riquelme Sánchez 10990063 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
64 Mario Ballester 10990060 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
65 Ivan Maestre Ros 10990016 Spain Yes CONFIRMED
66 Wenlong Li - China Yes PENDING

Substitute Players

# Name EMA number Country Dinner Status
1 Ana Pérez Galve 10990074 Spain Yes CONFIRMED