Shop for Mahjong Books
Below you will find our selection of good Mahjong books to buy. We recommend the following books if you are interested in reading up more about the history and how the game originated. You will also find the best Mahjong rule books and game strategies, which is a must for any serious player and guide you to become an expert. Whether you are an experienced professional player or are just interested or beginning to play, a good Mahjong book is a must-buy.
Learn the fascinating game of American Mahjong with this expert guide. This affordable best selling book is the only available game strategy guide that is specifically geared toward American Mahjong (Mah Jongg) and follows the official National Mah Jongg League rules. A key feature is the color text which clearly show various hands and tiles.
- Step-by-step instructions for game play.
- Hands-on “Do It” exercises
- Tips and quizzes for easy learning
- Mahjong background and history
- An explanation of tile symbolism
- Glossary of Mahjong terms
The Red Dragon & The West Wind is the perfect introduction to this ancient game of strategy and subterfuge, covering all aspects of the two most common varieties, American and Chinese, along with an overview of other global approaches.
The book begins with the history and origin and moves on to the rules of play and ways to win and avoid essential errors as well as the etiquette to follow. With everything from clear instructions on dealing, building, and distributing tiles to a look at the history and future of the game, this is the essential book for anyone who wants to have fun–and win–while playing mah–jongg.
“Strategies, strategies, strategies! If I only knew more strategies I could win more games!” is the frequent lament of beginning Mahjong players. Following up on the success of her acclaimed book, A Beginner’s Guide to American Mah Jongg, bestselling author Elaine Sandberg’s new book offers novice players the advice they need to excel at the game of Mahjong. Winning American Mah Jongg Strategies: A Guide for the Novice Player is the strategy guidebook that provides American Mahjongg beginners with the practical information they need to build hands, improve game-play skills, strategize, and win!’
From the most common Chinese traditions to the most arcane, this text contains over forty different Mahjong variants with detailed explanations and hand illustrations to appeal to beginners and masters alike. Ever wondered what else these beautiful tiles can do? Also included are games like Meow Meow Mahjong, Sap Tim Pun, Ten Phases, fortune telling and more.