## What are the special hands in Mahjong?

Special Hands

- Buried Treasure – Concealed Pungs in one suit with Winds/Dragons and a pair = Limit.
- Heads and Tails – Pungs/Kongs of Ones and Nines = Limit.
- The Wriggling Snake – A pair of Ones and a run from Two to Nine in the same suit, with each of the winds = Limit.

### What are the basic rules of Mahjong?

The basic rules of Mahjong A set is three or four identical tiles or three consecutive tiles (also known as ‘melds’), and a pair is two of the same tiles (often called ‘eyes’). To win mahjong a player must form four sets and one pair. When you know you have a winning hand, you can shout ‘mahjong! ‘

#### How do you score Mahjong hands?

Each hand, depending upon its difficulty, has scores from 1 to 88 points. The points for each hand are added together in a simple sum. In the Chinese Official version, minimum of 8 points are needed to declare mahjong….1 POINT HANDS – Total of 13 Hands.

1. | Pure Double Chow |
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3. | Short Straight |

**How many styles of mahjong are there?**

Old Hong Kong Mahjong is played with a standard set of 144 Mahjong tiles (though cards may be used)….Game pieces and accessories.

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Honors | Winds | 16 |

Dragons | 12 | |

Bonus | Flowers | 4 |

Seasons | 4 |

**How do you play Siamese mahjong?**

Your goal is to make two separate Mah Jongg’s, one on each rack. You must be very cautious to not put your exposures on the wrong rack. Remember, the tiles are interchangeable INthe racks, not ONthe racks. A player’s hand should be declared “dead” if the exposures do not match a hand on the NMJL card.

## How do you calculate Fu and Han?

To get the base points, multiply the fu value by four, and then double it for each han (fu × 2(2 + han)). If playing with kiriage mangan, round a 1,920-point hand up to a 2,000-point mangan. In any case, if the base points value would be above 2,000 for a hand with 4 or fewer han, it is instead a 2,000-point mangan.

### How do you calculate fu in mahjong?

Counting fu

- A winning hand is automatically awarded 20 fu.
- Ten fu are added if one wins by claiming a discarded tile with a closed hand.
- Add fu of the melds and the pair.
- Add fu according to how the waiting was.
- Add two fu if one wins by self-draw.