A Mah Jong Handbook: How to Play, Score, and Win

Front Cover
Tuttle Publishing, 2001 - Games & Activities - 176 pages
1 Review
A Mah Jong Handbook: How to Play, Score, and Win presents the complete official mah jong game in convenient format, so those totally unfamiliar with the game will be able to play after an hour's reading and players with knowledge of the game will quickly expand their grasp of the strategy and variations. Part One covers the official game, Part Two covers alternatives, variations, and additions to the official game, and Part Three explores the fundamentals of winning strategy. With illustrative hands, scoring charts, and a glossary/index of terms, A Mah Jong Handbook is an invaluable resource--a complete guidebook to the ancient but ever-fresh game of mah jong.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Mah Jong (as it is spelled here) is a wonderful game, but scoring is incredibly complex, at least the classical version. This may be a bit simpler, but it doesn't gibe at all with how my mother-in-law in China counts the score. If I have to pick, I'll go with my mother-in-law. Read full review

Other editions - View all

Bibliographic information