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The game of Mah Jong

Max Robertson

The game of Mah Jong

by Max Robertson

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Published by Whitecoulls in Christchurch, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMax Robertson.
The Physical Object
Pagination52p. ;
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21385887M
ISBN 100723303061
OCLC/WorldCa13668005

  Black Hardback Book “Standardized Mah Jong, A Manual Of Tactics For Mixed Hands, Cleared Hands, And One-double Game, By Lee Foster Hartman”, Published By Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York And London, Fourth Printing, October , Pages. Made in USA Circa # “Pung-Chow, The Game of a Hundred Intelligences”. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The basic rules of Mah-Jong are quite easily grasped (it’s a bit like the card game “Rummy”), but there are a number of complexities. So, for the beginner, there is a chapter which breaks the rules down into easy stages – taking you gradually towards the complete rules. An invaluable handbook for Mah Jong newcomers and experienced players alike, with fifty-one fully-illustrated hands. Although Mah Jong has been played by many nationalities through the ages, there are few books on the ed on: Octo

of a game if she is East, at the moment of picking a tile and before discarding, and at the time she makes a Mah-Jongg. If a player miscounts and has more or less than 13 tiles, she is declared DEAD and is excluded from play. 5. THE HANDS The Mah Jongg card is organized in categories. They are: YEAR hands or other special hands. (Usually the File Size: KB. 'The Game of Mah Jong' introduced the European and Commonwealth methods of scoring Mah Jong hands, which are more interesting and complex than the simpler original Chinese rules. To quote "This concise booklet is an authorative guide to the rules and scoring of the game of Mah Jong/5(27).


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The game of Mah Jong by Max Robertson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Book of Mah jong: An Illustrated Guide. by Amy Lo. "I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Whether used as a reference or a beautiful keepsake, it's a very worthy addition to the world of Mah Jongg." —Ruth Unger, President, National Mah Jongg League This is the first book to fully capture the story of the exotic and exciting game of The game of Mah Jong book or "Mah Jongg," offering an intimate look at the history of the game as well as the visual beauty of the tiles/5(62).

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Mahjong (English pronunciation: / m ɑː ˈ dʒ ɒ ŋ / mah-JONG, Mandarin Chinese: [mǎ.tɕjâŋ]) is a tile-based game that was developed in China during the Qing dynasty and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century. It is commonly played by four players (with some three-player variations found in Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia).The game and its regional variants Genre(s): Mind sport, Tile-based game, Abstract strategy.

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The Game of Mah Jong. Product Details. Category: books SKU: CDB Title: The Game of Mah Jong Author: Robertson, Max. Book binding: Paperback Publisher: Whitcombe & Tombs Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description.

14th Edition. 51 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages are mostly clean overall, with moderate tanning Rating: % positive.'The Game of Mah Jong' introduced the European and Commonwealth methods of scoring Mah Jong hands, which are more interesting and complex than the simpler original Chinese rules.

To quote "This concise booklet is an authorative guide to the rules and scoring of the game of Mah Jong/5(21).This Mahjong book includes: Easy-to-follow instructions Full-color illustrations and photographs Instruction on: Authentic Chinese Mahjong play Cantonese Mahjong play Shanghai Mahjong play American Mahjong play The tile versions of the game The Complete Book of Mah Jong is the perfect guide for all skill levels to learn the different styles.