East Wind starts this process, followed by South Wind, West Wind then North Wind.
Each player then arranges his tiles in the tile rack so they cannot be seen by anyone
He finally takes one extra tile for himself.
East Wind deals out one more tile to each player following the same dealing sequence.
This is done 3 times, dealing to East Wind, South Wind, West Wind and North Wind
At this point each player should have 12 tiles.
East Wind receives 14 tiles and the other players 13 each.
East Wind deals out the tiles starting with himself.
Tiles are dealt by (East Wind) 4 at a time, beginning at the start point.
If anyone has any flower or season tiles then these need to be laid on the table
and replaced by tiles from the kong box.
Should another flower or season be picked from the wall then this is laid out too,
and replaced immediately from the kong box.
This shows the state of the game just before the first tile is discarded by East
The Aim of the Game
Preparing to Play
Distribute the Tallies
Determine who is N, S, E, and W Wind
Determine the Prevailing Wind
Shuffle the Tiles
Build the Walls
Break into one Wall
The Kong Box
Deal out the Tiles
Select out any Flower or Season Tiles
Playing the Game
Starting the Game
Obtaining a New Tile
Claiming the Discarded Tile
Flower and Season Tiles
Converting a Pung to a Kong
One for Mah-Jong
Robbing the Kong
Finishing the Game
Variations of Play
The Game for 2 Players
The Game for 3 Players
The Game for 5 Players
Moving the live wall in like this makes it easier to reach for the tiles
The kong box or dead wall (now minus three tiles)
East Wind gets an extra tile
13 tiles are dealt to each player
Tiles are dealt from the end of the live wall
Any Flower or Season tiles are exposed