Mah Jongg is a Chinese game played with 144 tiles – small rectangular blocks of wood or ivory with a face showing various characters and designs. There are 108 suit tiles (bamboo, circles, and characters), 28 honor titles (winds and dragons), and 8 flower tiles.
The following is a collection of links to Mah Jongg sites from around the web. These are great resources for learning more about the game.
Mah Jongg Links
- American Mah-Jongg Association
The American Mah-Jongg Association was formed in 1999 to promote, foster, expand, and increase the popularity of the game of Mah-Jongg. We feel we are unique in the fact that we represent all forms of the game, including those played on computer and over the Internet. We are made up of a consortium of expert players, developers, and enthusiasts, all dedicated to bring you the best in service, support, and news - exclusively for players of the game of Mah-Jongg!
- Mah Jong Museum
The first museum dedicated to the preservation of this fascinating game of ancient China. Learn about the history of the game, rules from around the world, articles, photos, and view one of the world's largest collections of vintage Mah Jong tiles sets.
- Mah Jongg - Worldwide Web Site
This site aims to provide comprehensive information on the classic Chinese game for four players.
- Nan's Mah Jong Notes
Nanette Pasquarello's informative introduction to the game of Mah Jongg, with tile illustrations and descriptions, rules, strategy tips, scoring instructions, and more.
- Sloperama's MAH-JONGG Zone
Need information about Mah Jongg or Ma Jong? This comprehensive site has tiles, sets, bulletin board, tutorials, and more.
- The Mah Jongg Maven
The world's largest retail supplier of Mah Jongg games, tiles, gifts, and accessories.
- The National Mah Jongg League
For 66 years, the National Mah Jongg League has been the arbitrator for everything that relates to American Mah Jongg. The League started with 32 members and today numbers approxiamately 200,000. The League publishes the American version of the rules, supplies the Official Standard Hands and Rules Cards each year, sells merchandise for playing the game and replacing missing playing pieces, answers questions and arbitrates disputes about individual games, and sponsors tournaments and Maajh cruises for its members.
- The World of Mahjong
Home of The World of Mahjong Webring, where you'll find links to numerous Mah Jongg-related web sites.
- Where The Winds Blow
Unusual gifts and accessories all dealing with mah-jongg, from cutting boards, wind chimes and jewelry to mousepads, dishes, napkins and more, all with a mah-jongg theme. A complete source for games, tiles, accessories and other interesting links as well.