November 13, 2005 (Year of the Rooster)
Chinese Official Tournament Rules. The 3rd China Majiang Championship and Forum is now history. I'm sorry to say that I placed 90th out of 92 players. The Chinese are very tough competitors!
I played against several of the top players, including the #1 winner, Gao Jun.
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My photos of the Third China Majiang Championship and Forum in Beijing, 2005.
The official website of the Third China Majiang Championship and Forum in Beijing, 2005.
The official website of the Open European Mahjong Championship
My photos of the 2005 OEMC
My photos of the 2003 CMOC.
My photos of the 2002 WCMJ.
Want to play Chinese Official rules on your computer? Four Winds from Lagarto & Armadillo Graphics is available at http://www.4windsmj.com.
Download Chinese Official rules for free: http://www.mahjongnews.com/comj.htm.
I've written a booklet that goes into strategy and provides a little info about some rule refinements that have occurred since the downloadable book. See http://www.sloperama.com/tour/rulebook.htm.
FAQ 22 answers the most frequently asked questions about Chinese Official scoring.
If you can read Chinese, the full official rules are at http://us.mjclub.com/RulesAndScore.
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