G’day! I’ve finally managed to sit down and write something… Here’s one of my recent games along with a couple of screenshots for discussion: LOG 1. HAND PLANNING My hand’s headed towards Pinfu Nomi. It’s getting kind of late, my Kan 8p wait is barely alive anymore. No Ton has been discarded. I’m wondering whether … More Tenhou Stuff XXIV
Hello! Long time no read! At last, I’m back with a new interview. My today’s guest is Benawii from the Competitive Riichi Hub on Discord! 1. How did you start playing Riichi? I have always heard that Chinese people like to play Mahjong a lot, so one day I set out to learn how to … More Krabman interviews…. Episode 34
Greetings! After a long break I have some new situations to discuss! Those screenshots have been stashed on my PC for much too long. As always, I’ll explain my thought process during the game. PUSH/PULL Both Sha and 8m seemed too dangerous to discad and my hand was just Fanpai at that point. I decided … More Tenhou Stuff XXIII
Hi again! Another player up for some Q&A is Star (=★=) from Discord channel! 1. How did you start playing Riichi? I started playing when I was in college (ages ago). At first I’ve played mostly with friends from school, then I graduated to “furii” mahjong (i.e., playing with strangers at mahjong parlors). I’ve become more … More Krabman interviews…. Episode 30
Hey! My guest today is Muller from Mahjong Discord channel! 1. How did you start playing Riichi? After watching the Akagi anime I started learning the rules by playing the Gamedesign Flash game towards the end of 2009 and a few times throughout 2010. Judging by the screenshots I have, I started playing on Tenhou … More Krabman interviews…. Episode 29
Hi! This is a little post to celebrate my promotion to 5d! My dreams are coming true… I must say that Tokujou isn’t as intimidating as I thought. I think I can finally call myself a tokujou player. I still need to work on consistency because I make serious, lethal mistakes and Tenhou keeps getting … More Another milestone!
Howdy! Here’s a bunch of screenshots to discuss, this time they’re not from my games: 1. 5 BLOCK METHOD How to divide this hand into blocks? 468m 2346p 1334567s (2 blocks) Souzu are very flexible and may produce two/three groups and a pair. One group + a pair is already there. 6p seems like a … More Tenhou Stuff XVIII
Hello! Well, the title says it all, I’m speechless/typeless, one of the best days ever *_* Stats so far (note: I’ve played Tonpuu only): Tenhou has been super kind to me on 2-3d. I literally stormed through my last +30 games with no 4th places and only a couple of 3rds. That really shows in … More Wowser, I’m in Tokujou!
Hello! This is the first ever blog post not written by me. I contacted Benjamin Boas a while ago and asked him for some info on GPC. Benjamin indeed provided some info which to me was enough to make a separate article! Here it goes…. The Good Players Club The Good Players Club was founded by Masayuki … More Good Players Club… by Benjamin Boas
Yo, again! Now it’s time for Mai to enter the stage! 1. How did you start playing Riichi? In Hong Kong, Mahjong is a popular activity that commonly takes place during family visits and friend gatherings. Thus it is not unusual for people like me to be exposed to Mahjong at a relatively young age. … More Krabman interviews…. Episode 28