When Etiquette Trumps the Mah Jongg Rule BookContinue Reading →
I found this app recently. It is a Mah Jongg hand checklist for your phone. Another great, fun toy. I only see one problem, We Maj addicts play immediately when we get the card. How quickly can they get the technology rolled out? If you feel like taking a look, here is the link.
Continue Reading →
I have a love of puzzles. My basement has several mounted of landscapes, puppies, sports and of course, CHOCOLATE ! I have always wanted to do a Mah Jongg puzzle, but had trouble finding one. I recently found one, and began my task in earnest.
It’s been quite a while since my last project, clearly my neck was out of training, so I ...Continue Reading →
We talk about the simple rules of the game of Mah Jongg to make play fair to all.
Consistency in these rules, so no one has the advantage. Most of us cannot imagine
cheating, weather in our regular games or even at a tournament. It takes so much effort and
forethought, generally ...Continue Reading →
I have had the distinct pleasure of meeting so many new people over the last few weeks promoting our love of Mah Jongg and our website Mahjonggmentor.com. Everyone has their own distinct brand of enjoyment and its a joy to behold online; viewing players, sets and of course snacks.
We want to make sure that our public realizes that we are trying not ...Continue Reading →
So often, I get emails from members and students alike asking questions not just regarding clarification of rules but style of play.
What is the correct rule? Are we playing National Mah Jongg League rules? Is this a table rule?
Are we playing like we are ...Continue Reading →
Recently a member asked….
“A player begins the game (accidentally) with last year’s card. No one else notices. This player calls mahjongg. The other players pay up since she got it herself. After 3 more games, another player calls mahjongg with a quint. Player 1 can’t find it on her card and it is discovered she is playing with the 2015 card. ...Continue Reading →
I was very lucky to be introduced to The Mahjong Empress Society a few weeks ago, when several Mah Jongg groups came together for a day of play and lunch. I was thrilled to see an former student of mine Mollie Robinson and she eagerly introduced me to Dr. Ann Adderley. I have received the background on the society from Dr. Adderley and I thought to share with you…
The Mahjong Empress Society was started in my home in November, 2011. ...Continue Reading →
As we enter the new calendar year, we begin to anticipate the new “Mah Jongg” year and card. It seems a long time between January and April. If you are an avid player, you may be getting tired of the card, after all it is eight months old already. Have you built all the hands? Do you have a favorite section? Or are you just bored with ...Continue Reading →
I started out with winning a quint hand and was feeling pretty good. Then we had a wall game, which increased the pot for the next hand. I was continuing on my hot streak and won that game as well. The following hand ...Continue Reading →