Titulo do Livro: A beginner’s Guide to American Mah jongg
Autor: Elaine Sandberg
No it’s not a coded message. It’s the language of mah jongg, the fascinating game of, luck and skill!
Why do so many peopleo love mah jongg? Above all, it’s fun. It’s competitive; it’s sociable; it requires strategy. It’s relaxing… and it’s thrilling: there’s nothing more exciti than the moment when you can finaly call “mah jongg”
One of the few books based on the official American rules of play, this is the essential guide for first-time players. It shows you how to decede the colorful tiles; how to set up for a game; how to start playing; and how to develop winning strategies.
-Step-by-step instructions for game play.
-Hands-on “Do it” exercises that will help you lear faster.
-Tips and quizzes that make learning easier.
-Background on the history of the game and the symbolism of the tiles.
Glossary of mah jongg terms.
“Finally, novices have a tool to help them though the learning curve… Armed with the knowledge gained from this book, you can join a game with other players, confident that you are up to the challenge.”
9 Foreword by Tom Sloper
11 how to use this book
13 what is Mah Jongg? Introduction to the Game
21 Uunraveling the Mystery of the Tiles
34 Quiz and Answers
35 Cracking the Code
52 Exercise: Learn the hands on the Card
53 Quiz and Answers
57 Construction Project: The Wall
64 Quiz and Answers
67 What Do I Do Now? How to Select Your Hand
76 Exercise: Select Your Hand
77 Cha, Cha, Charleston
87 Exercise: Select Your Hand, & The Charleston
88 Quiz and Answers
89 The Play’s the Thing
104 Exercise: Solitaire Mah Jongg
105 Quiz and Answers
107 Play to Win: Strategies
114 Strategy Practice and Answers
117 Mah Jongg Sets: Where to Purchase a Set & How to Update Old Sets
119 How to Obtain Mah Jongg Cards