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The Game of Mah Jong - Patricia A. Thompson

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Published: July 1996
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A total introduction to every phase of the game using both text and illustrations.

Introductionp. 5
The tilesp. 5
The setp. 6
Number of tiles
Suits
Plain tiles
Wind and dragon tiles
Flower and season tiles
Accessories
Design variations
The scoring groupsp. 14
Pung
Kong
Chow
Pair
Background to the gamep. 16
The objectivep. 16
Let's playp. 18
Rules
Courtesies
Penalties
Strategies
A hand
A round
A game
The wind of the round
Counters
Scoringp. 24
The ground score
Doubling the ground score
Versions of the game
The Chinese gamep. 27
The objective
Scoring a Chinese hand
Mah Jong termsp. 30
Teaching childrenp. 31
Special handsp. 32
How to use the illustrations
Scoring for special hands
Summary of scoring for special handsp. 50
Further variations of special handsp. 51
Two players
Three players
Five playersp. 59
Synopsis of special handsp. 60
Suits only
Winds, dragons and, suit
Honours
Winds
Winds and dragons
Dragons
The game in briefp. 62
Tournament playp. 63
Bibliographyp. 63
Indexp. 64
Seating indicator
Doubling table
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ISBN: 9780864173027
ISBN-10: 0864173024
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: July 1996
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 18.0  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.21