4.3Scoring examples
 4.3Scoring examples

Scoring example 1. The winning tile is 9 bamboo on selfdraw. The hand is concealed. The player has declared riichi. The hand scores 1 yaku for Riichi, 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand, 1 yaku for Pinfu, 2 yaku for Pure Straight (because the hand is concealed). Total: 5 yaku. If there are no dora, kan dora or ura dora, the hand value is 5 fan. 5 fan is the limit hand called Mangan and it scores 4000 from each if the winner is East; a total of 12000 points. If the winner is not East, he receives 4000 from East and 2000 from each of the other opponents; a total of 8000 points.
 Scoring example 1. The winning tile is 9 bamboo on selfdraw. The hand is concealed. The player has declared riichi. The hand scores 1 yaku for Riichi, 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand, 1 yaku for Pinfu, 2 yaku for Pure Straight (because the hand is concealed). Total: 5 yaku. If there are no red fives, no dora, kan dora or ura dora, the hand value is 5 fan. 5 fan is the limit hand called Mangan and it scores 4000 from each if the winner is East; a total of 12000 points. If the winner is not East, he receives 4000 from East and 2000 from each of the other opponents; a total of 8000 points.

Scoring example 2. The winning tile is 9 bamboo on discard. The hand is concealed. The player has declared riichi. The hand scores 1 yaku for Riichi, 1 yaku for Pinfu, 2 yaku for Pure Straight (because the hand is concealed. Note that even though it is a claimed tile that finishes the Pure Straight, it still scores an extra yaku because the hand is concealed). Total: 4 yaku. Minipoints: 30 for going out on a discard on a concealed hand. Since it is a pinfu hand there are no further minipoints. If there are no dora, kan dora or ura dora, the hand value is 4 fan, 30 minipoints, and it scores 11600 from the discarder if the winner is East. If the winner is not East, he receives 7700.
 Scoring example 2. The winning tile is 9 bamboo on discard. The hand is concealed. The player has declared riichi. The hand scores 1 yaku for Riichi, 1 yaku for Pinfu, 2 yaku for Pure Straight (because the hand is concealed. Note that even though it is a claimed tile that finishes the Pure Straight, it still scores an extra yaku because the hand is concealed). Total: 4 yaku. Minipoints: 30 for going out on a discard on a concealed hand. Since it is a pinfu hand there are no further minipoints. If there are no red fives, no dora, kan dora or ura dora, the hand value is 4 fan, 30 minipoints, and it scores 11600 from the discarder if the winner is East. If the winner is not East, he receives 7700.

Scoring example 3. The winning tile is 9 bamboo on discard. The hand contains a melded set. 7 bamboo is dora. The hand scores 1 yaku for Pure Straight. Total: 1 yaku. The hand scores an addtional fan for the dora tile. Minipoints: 20 for going out on an open hand, and an additional 2 minipoints for Open Pinfu. 22 minipoints are rounded up to 30 minipoints. The hand value is 2 fan, 30 minipoints, and it scores 2900 from the discarder if the winner is East. If the winner is not East, he receives 2000.
 Scoring example 3. The winning tile is 9 bamboo on discard. The hand contains a melded set. 7 bamboo is dora. The hand scores 1 yaku for Pure Straight. Total: 1 yaku. The hand scores an addtional fan for the dora tile. Minipoints: 20 for going out on an open hand, and an additional 2 minipoints for Open Pinfu. 22 minipoints are rounded up to 30 minipoints. The hand value is 2 fan, 30 minipoints, and it scores 2900 from the discarder if the winner is East. If the winner is not East, he receives 2000.

Scoring example 4. The winning tile is 8 bamboo on selfdraw. The hand is concealed. The hand scores a yakuman for Four Concealed Pungs. Further yaku or dora tiles are irrelevant since yakuman is the limit. If the winner is East, he receives 16000 from each; a total of 48000. If the winner is not East, he receives 16000 from East and 8000 from each of the other opponents; a total of 32000.
 Scoring example 4. The winning tile is 8 bamboo on selfdraw. The hand is concealed. The hand scores a yakuman for Four Concealed Pungs. Further yaku or dora tiles are irrelevant since yakuman is the limit. If the winner is East, he receives 16000 from each; a total of 48000. If the winner is not East, he receives 16000 from East and 8000 from each of the other opponents; a total of 32000.

Scoring example 5. The winning tile is 8 bamboo on a discard. The hand is concealed. 4 circles is dora. Even though the hand is concealed, the last pung (which was finished with the claimed tile) is not considered concealed. The hand scores 2 yaku for Three Concealed Pungs, 2 yaku for All Pungs and 1 yaku for All Simples. Total: 5 yaku. The hand scores an additional fan for each of the dora tiles for a total of 8 fan. 8 fan is the limit hand called Baiman, and it scores 24000 points from the discarder if the winner is East. If the winner is not East, he receives 16000 points from the discarder.
 Scoring example 5. The winning tile is 8 bamboo on a discard. The hand is concealed. 4 circles is dora. Even though the hand is concealed, the last pung (which was finished with the claimed tile) is not considered concealed. The hand scores 2 yaku for Three Concealed Pungs, 2 yaku for All Pungs and 1 yaku for All Simples. Total: 5 yaku. The hand scores an additional fan for each of the dora tiles for a total of 8 fan. 8 fan is the limit hand called Baiman, and it scores 24000 points from the discarder if the winner is East. If the winner is not East, he receives 16000 points from the discarder.

Scoring example 6. The winning tile is 4 bamboo on selfdraw in the set of turns immediately after the player has declared riichi. The hand scores 1 yaku for Riichi, 1 yaku for Ippatsu, 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand, 1 yaku for All Simples and 2 yaku for Seven Pairs. Total: 6 yaku.. This is the limit hand called Haneman, and it scores 6000 from each if the winner is East; a total of 18000 points. If the winner is not East, he receives 6000 from East and 3000 from each of the other opponents; a total of 12000 points.
 Scoring example 6. The winning tile is 4 bamboo on selfdraw in the set of turns immediately after the player has declared riichi. The hand scores 1 yaku for Riichi, 1 yaku for Ippatsu, 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand, 1 yaku for All Simples and 2 yaku for Seven Pairs. Total: 6 yaku. One of the fives is red so the hand scores a total of 7 fan. This is the limit hand called Haneman, and it scores 6000 from each if the winner is East; a total of 18000 points. If the winner is not East, he receives 6000 from East and 3000 from each of the other opponents; a total of 12000 points.

Scoring example 7. The winning tile is 4 bamboo on a discard. The player had not declared riichi. The hand scores 2 yaku for Seven Pairs. Minipoints: 25 for going out on Seven Pairs. The hand scores no further points even though there is a pair of dragons and a pair wait. The hand value is 2 fan, 25 minipoints, and it scores 2400 points from the discarder if the winner is East and 1600 points otherwise.
 Scoring example 7. The winning tile is 4 bamboo on a discard. The player had not declared riichi. The hand scores 2 yaku for Seven Pairs. One of the fives is red so the hand scores a total of 3 fan. Minipoints: 25 for going out on Seven Pairs. The hand scores no further points even though there is a pair of dragons and a pair wait. The hand value is 3 fan, 25 minipoints, and it scores 4800 points from the discarder if the winner is East and 3200 points otherwise.

Scoring example 8. The winning tile is red dragon on selfdraw. The hand is concealed and contains no dora tiles. The hand scores 3 yaku for Twice Pure Double Chow and 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand. The hand cannot also score for Seven Pairs, since the hand is either constructed as seven pairs or as four sets and a pair. Since the hand is more valuable when considered as four sets and a pair than when considered as seven pairs, the hand scores for Twice Pure Double Chow rather than for Seven Pairs. Minipoints: 20 for going out on selfdraw, 2 for pair wait, 2 for selfdraw, 2 for pair of dragons. 26 minipoints are rounded up to 30 minipoints. The hand value is 4 fan, 30 minipoints and it scores 3900 from each (a total of 11700) if the winner is East, and it scores 3900 from East and 2000 from the two other opponents otherwise (a total of 7900).
 Scoring example 8. The winning tile is red dragon on selfdraw. The hand is concealed and contains no dora tiles. The hand scores 3 yaku for Twice Pure Double Chow and 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand. The hand cannot also score for Seven Pairs, since a hand is either constructed as seven pairs or as four sets and a pair. Since the hand is more valuable when considered as four sets and a pair than when considered as seven pairs, the hand scores for Twice Pure Double Chow rather than for Seven Pairs. Minipoints: 20 for going out on selfdraw, 2 for pair wait, 2 for selfdraw, 2 for pair of dragons. 26 minipoints are rounded up to 30 minipoints. The hand value is 4 fan, 30 minipoints and it scores 3900 from each (a total of 11700) if the winner is East, and it scores 3900 from East and 2000 from the two other opponents otherwise (a total of 7900).

Scoring example 9. The winning tile is west on a discard. 7 bamboo is dora. The player is East in an east round. The hand scores 2 yaku for Half Flush, 1 yaku for Seat Wind, 1 yaku for Prevailing Wind and 1 yaku for Outside Hand. Total: 5 yaku. The hand scores an additional fan for the dora tile, for a total hand value of 6 fan. The winner scores 18000 from the discarder.
 Scoring example 9. The winning tile is west on a discard. 7 bamboo is dora. The player is East in an east round. The hand scores 2 yaku for Half Flush, 1 yaku for Seat Wind, 1 yaku for Prevailing Wind and 1 yaku for Outside Hand. Total: 5 yaku. The hand scores an additional fan for the dora tile, for a total hand value of 6 fan. The winner scores 18000 from the discarder.

Scoring example 10. The winning tile is 7 circles on selfdraw. The hand is concealed. The player is South. The hand scores 3 yaku for Half Flush (because the hand is concealed) and 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand. Minipoints: 20 points for going out, 8 minipoints for a concealed pung of honours 2 minipoints for selfdraw and 2 minipoints for edge wait. Note that even though there is a threesided wait, the winner chooses which set the winning tile finishes in such a way that the score is maximized. 32 minipoints are rounded up to 40 for a total hand value of 4 fan 40 minipoints, equivalent to a mangan in payment: 4000 from East and 2000 from the others for a total of 8000 points.  Scoring example 10. The winning tile is 7 circles on selfdraw. The hand is concealed. The player is South. The hand scores 3 yaku for Half Flush (because the hand is concealed) and 1 yaku for Fully Concealed Hand. Minipoints: 20 points for going out, 8 minipoints for a concealed pung of honours 2 minipoints for selfdraw and 2 minipoints for edge wait. Note that even though there is a threesided wait, the winner chooses which set the winning tile finishes in such a way that the score is maximized. 32 minipoints are rounded up to 40 for a total hand value of 4 fan 40 minipoints, equivalent to a mangan in payment: 4000 from East and 2000 from the others for a total of 8000 points. 