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Lets Play Mah Jong! Nancy McKeithan

Lets Play Mah Jong!

Nancy McKeithan

Published May 29th 2002
ISBN : 9781552128602
Paperback
62 pages
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 About the Book 

Mah Jong -- What is it? An age-old Chinese game played with small, ivory-like tiles, representing three suits of numerals, winds, dragons and flowers, from which hands are made. Basically, a game for four players- however, two, three or five mayMoreMah Jong -- What is it? An age-old Chinese game played with small, ivory-like tiles, representing three suits of numerals, winds, dragons and flowers, from which hands are made. Basically, a game for four players- however, two, three or five may participate. A game of no partnerships. Mah Jong -- exciting to play -- a challenge of your skill -- addictive! -- a Chinese enigma A game for ages 8 to adult.Lets Play Mah Jong! instructions are based on the format and rules of the Mah Jong game of Chinese birth, passed down through the many centuries of play.Since its introduction into America in the 1920s, Mah Jong, the national game of China, has acquired a variety of forms, using the same name and tiles, but with limited relationship to the original game. Lets Play Mah Jong! is not the Internet Mah Jong game, or the American Mah Jong card game.