Japanese Riichi Yaku List Hand Composition Yaku All Simples – Tanyao – (1) • Hand must not contain terminals, or 1’s or 9’s Triplet of Dragons, Round Wind. Yaku are hand patterns and/or luck situations in rīchi mahjong. To win a hand, besides it being a complete hand, it must have at least one scoring element. Mahjong on selfdraw (Tsumo). A player who has at least one yaku, can always declare mahjong, even if he is furiten. Riichi. Waiting on a concealed hand.

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Optional yaku

On the other hand, the han -limit is established at 13, which is counted as a yakuman value. All tile groups contain at least 1 terminal or honor. Three sets of ,ahjong or quads formed without calling on any tiles. However, not all these patterns are included in the standard rules.

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The first two, tan’yao and yakuhai are very commonly used yakudue to their ease. Each yaku has an assigned han value which is used for scoring.

A hand with four number triplets or quads in one suit with successive numbers. In addition, the hand may or may not be at tenpai upon scoring. If a riichi discard is called to win at the time, the declaration is considered incomplete and therefore the riichi deposit is not forfeited. The honors can be two or more sets.

Views Read View source View history. The hand is one of the two exceptions to the rule requiring winning hands to have four melds and a pair, the other being thirteen orphans. This yaou has one of each yku the 13 different terminal and honor tiles plus one extra terminal or honour tile. It can be worth one or two yakuman in some rules.


By default, this hand is set to mangan. This may count as an independent yakuman pattern. The jun in junchan literally means “pure.

This hand is yaju local rule and not an officially recognized rule for Japanese mahjong. Nor do the onlookers count san renkou after Saki’s 2nd dead-wall draw. This hand has three groups triplets or quads of the wind tiles plus a pair of the fourth kind. However, when they have waiting fororthey cannot declare a quad when drawing because and would no longer be winning tiles. If the 14 tiles that the dealer draws complete a hand, yakuman is awarded regardless of its contents.

List of yaku

yakku Japanese-language versionJune 16, Riichi – Ippatsu – Menzenchin tsumohou – Pinfu – Iipeikou. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All other conditions are the same as declaring a normal ready. The hand is often recognized only if no other player called any discard from the player’s discard pile.

Various house rules may opt to use some of these yaku on their own. The yaku and their values are essential for scoring.

Regardless of the value of the extra tile, this is always a standard mahjong hand of four melds and a pair, as shown in the animation below. The thirteen orphansfour closed triplets and big three dragons are considered relatively easy to complete among yakuman hands and are collectively called “the three big families of yakuman ” Japanese: For example, if player A makes a closed quad out of four west tiles, and player B is only waiting for a west to complete their thirteen orphans, player B can win on the west tile.


The following three yakuman s involve winning in the first go-around. A closed hand contains no called tiles, however, taking the winning tile from another player’s discard mahjog acceptable. Honitsu – Junchantaiyao – Ryanpeikou. Optional yaku Game rules.

Some rules may not allow the two sets to be the same using four identical sequences. A hand must be a draw abortive draws not applied. To win a hand, besides it being a complete hand, it must have at least one scoring element, known as a yaku. The hand has at least one sequence. In addition, none of these discards were called by other players. Otherwise, it may be counted as tsuuiisou.

For completion, no tiles are paired. This hand does not combine with chii toitsu, even majong the hand can be interpreted as one. The winning tile can be either a discard or a self-drawn tile. This guarantees a scoring minimum and usually requires an additional element of skill in forming the hand.

Saki anime episodes 18 and In some rules, a player can declare ready only when there are four or more tiles remaining in the wall, which means the player needs to be able to draw another tile.