Jong on the Internet
Here is a collection of useful links for learning more about the game of Mah
- Four Winds Mah Jong Knowledge
Base. Provides comprehensive information on the history, symbolism and
rules of Mah Jong.
Internet Mahjong Newspaper. A web site hosted by Mr. Martin Rep provides a vast amount of information on the game of Mah Jong: news and events, descriptions
of rules, reviews of the software games, interviews, articles, links, etc. The site is in
Dutch and in English.
- Japanese Mah Jong Museum. A
Japanese site providing information on the game of Mah Jong. Much to see
even if you cannot the language: photos of old tile sets, virtual tours in
the museum, etc.
- Kejimajiangmi. A
Finnish site concentrating on
Japanese Classical rules, but describing many variations, as well. The pages
are available in Finnish and English.
- Mah Jong
Museum. An American web site hosted by Mr. Jim May. Provides photos of old tile sets and
accessories, news on Mah Jong tournaments and events, a
bibliography, rule descriptions (classical and Taiwanese) and a links to
other Mahjong sites around the world.
Sloper's FAQs. An excellent source of information providing answers to most
frequently asked questions on the game of Mahjong.
Mah Jong Online
- NetMahjong. Play online with
classical Chinese or Taiwanese rules.
- TUM MahJong. Play online with
classical Chinese rules (as described by Millington). Also contains a forum
and a chat board.
- Yahoo!Games Mah Jong.
Play online with Western or Chinese classical rules.
Mah Jong Newsgroups
Geffen's Mah Jong Page. A Dutch site concentrating on classical rules.
Mah Jong Page. Besides presenting Alan's Zung Jung Mah Jong, features
several interesting articles concentrating on intellectual aspects of the
game of Mah Jong. Also gives descriptions of classical and modern Japanese
- De Gouden Draak. A Dutch site
describing the rules of De Gouden Draak Mah Jong club (a variation of
Hong Kong Mah Jong).
- De Rode Draak Mahjong Website.
A Dutch site describing the rules of De Rode Draak Mahjong club.
- French Mah Jong. A site by Alexis
Beuve and Bertrand Le Roy describing the French rules as they are implemented in
- German Mah Jong. A site by Ralf
Sontag describing the German rules of Mah Jong.
Mah Jong Page. Describes the Japanese Classical rules.
- Mahjong Brasil. The first
site in Portuguese language, maintained by a Brazilian plastic surgeon, does
a very thorough approach of the game. You can find there historical aspects,
rules of the classical Chinese game and its major variants, including the
Chinese Official. Discusses also symbolic aspects of the game and use of Mah
Jong in divination. Also includes a glossary of the Chinese terms used in
the game and links to other sites.
- Mahjong Walker. An excellent
Japanese-language site on Modern Japanese style.
- Taiwanese 16-Tile Mah
Jong. Describes the rules for Taiwanese 16-Tile Mah Jong.
- Tze-chung Li's
site representing the rules of the classical 13-tile Chinese and 16-tile
Taiwanese Mah Jong.
Software companies (all for PC, unless mentioned otherwise)