Mah Jongg Examples

The following examples give you some idea of a Hand you will need to go Mah Jongg.

Example 1

This Hand scores: 20 for going Mah Jongg, 10 for having no Chows, 8 for the Flowers, 4 for the Exposed Pung of 9 Bamboo, 2 for the Exposed Pung of 6 Wan, 2 for the Exposed Pung of 5 Bamboo, 4 for the Concealed Pung of 8 Wan and two for the Pair of West Winds if they are the player's own Wind or the Wind of the Round. There would only be doubles if one of the two Flowers is the player's own Flower.

Example 2

This Hand scores: 20 for going Mah Jongg, 2 for the Exposed Pung of 5 Circles, nothing for the Exposed Chow of 1, 2 and 3 Circles, 2 for the Exposed Pung of 4 Bamboo and nothing for the tiles Concealed on the stake. There are no doubles.

Example 3

This Hand scores: 20 for going Mah Jongg, 8 for the Flower and the Season tiles, 4 for the Exposed Pung of 1 Wan, 8 for the Exposed Kong of 3 Wan, nothing for the two Exposed Chows and two for the Pair of Red Dragons. One double for having all tiles of the same suit except Winds and Dragons. There would only be more doubles if the Flower or the Season is the player's own Flower or Season.

Example 4

This Hand scores: 20 for going Mah Jongg, 10 for having no Chows, 16 for the Seasons, 4 for the Exposed Pung of 1 Circles, 2 for the Exposed Pung of 5 Circles, 32 for the Concealed Kong of 9 Circles, 4 for the Concealed Pung of 6 Circles and two for the Pair of Green Dragons. One Double for the players' own Season, 3 Doubles for the complete set of Seasons and 1 double for having all tiles of the same suit except Winds and Dragons.

Example 5

This Hand scores: 20 for going Mah Jongg, 4 for the Flower, nothing for the Exposed and Concealed Chows and nothing for the Pair of 4 Bamboo. It scores an extra 10 points for having no scoring value. All players pay double this score because in this case it is the East Wind player who has gone Mah Jongg.

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This page was corrected 11 December 1997.