Q: Should I play Chinese or Hong Kong Rules when starting
A: It really makes little difference. There are more scoring
possibilities with the Chinese Official rules but otherwise
they are very similar.
Q: How do I take a seat in a game of Mahjong Online?
A: Click the "Take a Seat" button below the table
Q: What is a tournament?/ mini-tournament?
A: Four tables are played at the same time during a tournament.
The winner of each game gets a place in the final where
all four winners meet and play to win the tournament.
Q: What is a mini-tournament?
A: A mini-tournament is a single table game.
Q: How many players are required for a game?
A: You need at least three players for a game of Mahjong
online. The beauty of playing online, of course, is that
there is nearly always others also waiting for a game with
which to play.
Q: How to score my tiles?
A: See our page on Mahjong Scoring.
Q:Can I play for free?
A: Yes, of course, it's a great way of learning the game!
Q: How do I get started?
A: Follow the links on this site to one of the Mahjong game
sites and follow the simple instructions. You can literally
be playing in a few minutes after supplying a few registration
Q: Are the sites advertised within these pages reliable
A: All the banner links to sites will take you to tried
and tested sites that use highly secure encryption to keep
your personal details safe. You can also close your registration
account at any time you wish.
Q: Are the other players all skilled in the game of Mahjong?
A: No, there are players or all skill levels available to
play from complete beginners to advanced players.
Q: Is playing Mahjong online as good as with people around
A: Obviously, the banter available around a table can be
great fun but online has many advantages. For instance,
you can play anytime. Why not use online play to improve
your game before playing with friends?
Q: I've seen Mahjong called other names, what are they
or are they different games?
A: Mahjong has many different names including, Mah-jong,
Mahjongg, Majiang, Mah jong, Mah-jongg, Màhjeuk Májiàng,
Màhjeung, Man Chu, Mah Diao, Ma Chong, Mah Chong,
Ma Chiao, Mo Tsiah, Ma Chiang, Ma Cheuk, Ma Jong, Pung Chow,
Ching Chong, Kong Chow, Mah Deuck, Mah Cheuk, Ma Chiang,
Pe Ling, Lung Chan, Mah Lowe, Baak Ling. There are probably
even more. All are they same game although the rules may
differ slightly from one area to the next.