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Scoring

 

Tile Classification

       Minor Tiles

       Major Tiles

       Honour Tiles

       Bonus Tiles

 

Working out the Players’ Scores

       Overview

       Calculating the Basic Score

       Doubling

 

Special Hands

       Doubling Three Times

       Scoring 500 Points

       Scoring 1,000 Points

 

Example Hands

       Mah-Jong Hands

       Non-Winning Hands

 

Settling Up

       Paying the Winner

       Paying the Other Players

       Doubling for East Wind and the Limit

       Example Payments

       An Alternative Method of Paying

 

Scoring 1,000 Points

The Gates of Heaven

A concealed pung of Ones,  a concealed pung of Nines,  a run from Two to Eight  with one pair,

all in the same suit.

The Wriggling Snake

A pair of Ones and a run from Two to Nine in the same suit, with each of the winds.

Score when fishing:  400 points.

Score when fishing:  400 points.

The Thirteen Unique Wonders

One of each Dragon, one of each Wind, one of each One and one of each Nine.  Any one paired.

Score when fishing:  400 points.

Heaven’s Blessing

Mah-Jong immediately made by East with the original fourteen tiles dealt to that player.

Earth’s Blessing

Mah-Jong immediately made by West, North or South using the first discard made by East.

Gathering the Plum Blossom from the Roof

The Plum Blossom is the Five of Circles.  

This is made by a player who draws a loose (roof) tile as a replacement for a kong, a Flower or a Season and that tile is the Plum Blossom which allows the player to go Mah-Jong.

Plucking the Moon from the Bottom of the Sea

The Moon is the One of Circles.  

This is made by a player who upon drawing the last tile from the wall finds that it is the Moon which allows the player to go Mah-Jong.

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The gates of heaven hand
The wriggling snake hand
The thirteen unique wonders hand
5 of circles
1 of circles

Twofold Fortune

Made by a player who declares a kong, draws a tile which allows the declaration of another kong and then draws a tile which allows the declaration of Mah-Jong.

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