Site guide
  • 1. Registration
  • 2. Tournaments
  • 3. Ratings & Statistics
  • 4. General information
  • 1. Registration

    Registration at mahjongsoft.com

    • To register a new user on mahjongsoft.com, click the "Registration" button

    Filling in user profile fields

    • Fill in the profile fields, check the box "Agree to terms and conditions", then click the "Register" button
    • Limitation:
      • Login — up to 16 characters, letters and numbers
      • Displayed name — up to 32 characters, unicode

    Email confirmation

    • User registration is not completed, a letter from mahjongsoft.com server will be sent to the specified email address with a request to confirm the address
    • Click the link indicated in the letter

    Editing profile fields

    • After the user logs in, by clicking on the login text, editing the profile is available, including confirmation of the email address
    • After making changes, you must agree to the terms and conditions of the site and click the "Save changes" button

    2. Tournaments

    Tournament registration

    • A list of all unfinished tournaments with a minimum description of their parameters is at the bottom of the "Tables Online" section
    • To enter the page of the selected tournament, click the "Join tournament" button
    • To enter the main list of tournament participants, check the box "Agree to terms and conditions" and click on the button "Join tournament"
    • To enter the list of substitute players, check the box "Agree to terms and conditions" and click the button "Join list of substitute players"
    • As a result, your nickname will be added to the main list of tournament participants or the list of substitute players
    • To exit the tournament, click the "Exit" button

    Confirmation

    • There are two timers at the very end of the tournament page:
      • the first timer shows the time until the confirmation of registration in the tournament
      • the second timer shows time before start
    • Participation in a tournament without confirmation is IMPOSSIBLE!
    • Confirmation procedure starts at the specified time before the start of the tournament
    • A beep sounds and a new "Confirm" button appears
    • After clicking the "Confirm" button, the icon next to the player's nickname changes
    • IMPORTANT: after the end of the confirmation phase, all non-confirmed players will be REMOVED from the tournament
    • Participation in the tournament is still possible with complete tables
    • Check the box "Agree to terms and conditions" and click on the button "Join tournament"
    • You will be placed on the "Waiting List", and, if possible, the tournament organizer can put you onto the main list player before the tournament starts

    Tournament play

    • When the tournament starts, a beep sounds and a new "Join table" button appears, after clicking on which a new window with the current deal will open
    • During the course of the entire tournament, all relevant information about it is presented on the tournament page in the form of several sections: name, description, list of players, status of the current deal play, deals results and the summary table
    • For the convenience of organizing screen space, some sections can be "hidden" by clicking on the corresponding square with a triangle looking "up", or, conversely, can be "shown" by clicking on the corresponding square with a triangle looking "down"
    • The status of the current deal play is shown as tables "playing" or "finished"

    Tournament Results

    • During the course of the tournament, the actual deals results and the summary table can be found in the corresponding sections of the tournament page
    • After the end of the tournament, its results can be found in the statistics archive
    • In the "Statistics" site menu, click on the "List of tournaments" item — a table of past tournaments with links appears
    • When you point the mouse cursor over the abbreviated name of the tournament, its "floating" full name appears
    • Click on the blue link of the tournament number – two sections appear
    • The upper section represents the results and links of each deal played in the tournament, by default each deal is shown as one line
    • After clicking on a square with a triangle the results of each table will be shown in a tabular form, the table numbers are the links to the deal replay in a separate window
    • Comment: deal #1 of the tournament #9007 shows the specifics of a duplicate tournament — even +49 GP can bring a negative value of IMPs in the case when all players on the line received a positive result, and -8 GP can bring a positive value of IMPs in the case when all players on the line received a negative result
    • The lower section is a summary table:
      • the results of all players are sorted by the sum of IMPs, if this indicator is equal, the additional criteria are applied, if it is still impossible to separate all the places in a such group, they are shown through "-"'s
      • for each unplayed (from beginning to end) deal, the player is penalized by 2 IMPs, regardless of the real result of this deal played by the substitute player or bot
      • the horizontal details of the results can be changed by selecting the appropriate level by clicking on the structure elements (to the left of the "Session" label)

    3. Ratings & Statistics

  • Tournament Ranking
  • MCR fans statistics
  • Tournament Ranking

    • In the "Statistics" site menu, click on the "Tournament rating" item – a table of players ratings for the last available date appears
    • There are several columns in the table: player's rank, player's nickname, rating as of the last date, previous rating value, change, number of tournaments played, number of podium places
    • After clicking on the player's nickname a table appears with the values of the tournament rating of this player for several dates
    • The main indicator of a player's success in a tournament is the basic ranking which is a number from 0 to 1000 points, it is calculated using the formula: BR=1000*(Number_of_players-Player's_place)/(Number_of_players-1)
    • A player's rating is the sum of two components: 50%*(Weighted average of the basic ranking for all tournaments)+50%*(Weighted average of the basic ranking for the best 10 tournaments)
    • The best tournaments are determined purely by the basic ranking, all those missing up to the number of 10 tournaments are considered to have BR=0

    MCR fans statistics

    • In the "Statistics" site menu, click on the "MCR fans" item — two sections will appear with up-to-date data
    • Only winning MCR hands played with max. 1 bot (including games played in duplicate tournaments) are taken into account for calculating statistics
    • The upper section is a table of MCR fans statistics: 12 lines correspond to the fans' values, the numbers in the cells correspond to the fan numbers and are clickable for all shown-up fans
    • When you point the mouse cursor over the number in the cell, a "floating" name of the corresponding fan appears
    • Note: For a detailed description of MCR fans refer to the page in Help menu
    • After clicking on the fan number a table of the latest hands in which the specified fan was collected appears, as well as data on the frequency of fan
    • The lower section is a table of the top 10 hands by value (excluding flower points)
    • Hand numbers are clickable — clicking on the blue link starts its playback from the archive

    4. General information

  • Hands playback from the archive
  • Hands playback from the archive

    • After clicking on the link of the game number its playback from the archive starts
    • To replace the "frontal" player, move the mouse cursor over the corresponding player and click — the image should rotate correspondently
    • Two buttons control the start of playback: autoplay or step by step
    • Two buttons allow to go to the previous or next hand in the game session
    • After starting playback, one can stop, slow down or speed up it