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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

 

Non-Winning Hands

East Wind scores  8

Player is fishing (needs one tile for Mah-Jong).

2                                2                                        4                                 0                                   0                             

Basic score:  8       No doubles.

Pair of dragons

Exposed

Minor  pung

Example hand

Concealed

Minor  pung

Pair

Chow

Exposed

Minor  pung

North Wind scores  24

 

2                                    2                                    2                                                         2                  4                             

Basic score:  12       Doubles:  1.    Own flower.

(12 x 2)

Example hand

Pair of dragons

Exposed

Minor  pung

Exposed

Minor  pung

Bonus tile

Exposed

Minor  pung

South Wind scores  80

2                             2                           0                                                                    4       4        4        4                             

Basic score:  20       Doubles:  2.    Holding a complete set of flowers.

Pair

(20 x 4)

Example hand

Exposed

Minor  pung

4 bonus tiles

Concealed

Major  kong

West Wind scores  232

Prevailing wind is East.   Player is fishing.

32                                           16                                       8                                                      2                             

Basic score:  58       Doubles:  2.    Kong of green dragons.      Kong of red dragons.

Pair of prevailing wind

(58 x 4)

Example hand

Concealed

Major  pung

Exposed

Major  kong

North Wind scores  416

Player is fishing to complete the special hand of  The Thirteen Unique Wonders.

400 when fishing                                                                                                                            4          4                             

Doubles:  1.    Own  flower  (North Wind = 4)    

Only applies to the points from the bonus tiles

400 + (8 x 2)

Example hand

2 bonus tiles

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© 2008   Peter Gregory
© 2008   Peter Gregory
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