A Mah Jong Handbook

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804838740
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A Mah Jong Handbook gives beginners and enthusiasts a first-hand look into the exciting game of mah jong. Offering a clear and concise introduction to the classic Chinese, Western, and Japanese rules of the game and outlining its many variants, this comprehensive guidebook will help you to improve your skills and add strategy to your game.

Mah Jong Handbook

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462905005
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Master the game of Mahjong with this must-have game strategy guide for Mahjong beginners and enthusiasts. Originally played with cards, and then piece carved from ivory or bamboo, the Chinese game of Mahjong or "Mah Jongg" is well over a thousand years old. Said to have originated in the court of the Emperor of Wu, for centuries Mahjong remained a diversion exclusively for the royal class of China. Mahjong has been called "the game of a hundred intelligences." When played by experts it can be fast and subtle—even difficult to follow. A Mah Jong Handbook is the all-comprehensive Mahjong guide, offering a clear and concise introduction to the classic Chinese, Western, and Japanese rules of the game and outlining its many variants. A great way to learn Mahjong—it presents the complex rules in a clear format, introducing those unfamiliar with the game to its rules and techniques. It will also allow more experienced players to expand their understanding of winning strategy quickly. Part One covers the rules of the game. Part Two provides alternatives, variations, and additions to the game. Part Three explores the fundamentals of successful strategy. With illustrations of sample hands, scoring charts, and a glossary of terms, A Mah Jong Handbook is an invaluable resource—a complete guidebook to the ancient but always fascinating game of Mahjong. This Mahjong guidebook includes: 176 page, full-color book Play basics like scoring, wall-building and rules Essential tools to improve and enhance game-play skills Winning strategies to be on the offensive and play defense Tips to master the game through actual examples and scenarios A Mah Jong Handbook is the book that readers will need to become a knowledgeable, confident and winning Mahjong player.

The Book Of Mah Jong

Author: Amy Lo
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804833028
Size: 18,43 MB
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Uses clear and accessible language to introduce players to this fascinating Chinese game.

Complete Book Of Mah Jongg

Author: Amy Lo
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462917135
Size: 19,56 MB
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Master the exhilarating game of Mahjong with this introductory guide. This complete, easy-to-follow instructional Mahjong handbook includes over 150 full-color photographs and illustrations to introduce players to this captivating game. This is the first Mahjong book to fully cover the Cantonese or "old rules" game. It also includes all of the most popular variations, such as the Shanghai game, the 16-tile or Taiwanese game, and the 12-tile game. Included are the rules, tactics, techniques, strategy and the rituals only the most experienced players know. 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 12-tile versions of the game The Complete Book of Mah Jong is the perfect guide for all skill levels to learn the different styles of Mahjong—from Mahjong beginners to pros.

Gambling Game And Psyche

Author: Bettina L. Knapp
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791443842
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The fate of the hero-gambler, as described by Dostoevsky, Balzac, Poe, and others, is the focus of this unprecedented exploration of gambling and the human psyche.

Improve Your Mah Jong

Author: Patricia A. Thompson
Editor: Kangaroo Press
ISBN: 9780864173980
Size: 16,77 MB
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This book is designed for those familiar with the game who now want to improve their skills and maybe teach others to play. The illustrations are all in colour to simplify identification of the various hands -- 55 in all. The calculator in the back cover makes scoring simple. The modern Western game of Mah Jong has evolved from the original Chinese game, first recorded about 500BC. Mah Jong is played in slightly different forms in many countries around the world. Once the basic structure of the game is mastered players find no difficulty in adapting to another version of the game.

Subject Guide To Books In Print

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The Game Of Mah Jong

Author: Max Robertson
Editor: Penguin Global
ISBN: 9780143006596
Size: 13,93 MB
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For nearly 40 years, Max Robertson's The Game of Mah Jong has been accepted as the foremost authoritative guide to the rules and scoring of this fascinating game. Using specimen hands to illustrate techniques, it outlines the most correct and popular method of playing the game.

The Publishers Trade List Annual

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Black Belt

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The oldest and most respected martial arts title in the industry, this popular monthly magazine addresses the needs of martial artists of all levels by providing them with information about every style of self-defense in the world - including techniques and strategies. In addition, Black Belt produces and markets over 75 martial arts-oriented books and videos including many about the works of Bruce Lee, the best-known marital arts figure in the world.