American Mahjong: Beginners and Beyond
Why do so many people enjoy playing Mahjong? Above all, it is fun and social! It is a challenging, tile-based strategy game that combines skill with luck. Players attempt to match a hand from scores of possibilities - and although winning a game is satisfying, ALMOST winning is sometimes just as much fun!
Mahjong Basics - The instructor will explain the basics of the game and provide you with the fundamental skills needed to enjoy playing. All participants will receive their own official National Mahjong League card which lists this year’s playing hands and the rules of the game.
Strategies for Beginners - Designed for players who understand the basic rules of play and have had some experience playing the game and wish to further their skills. The goals of this class include a better understanding of the mahjong card, developing strategies for choosing a hand, defensive play strategies, and increasing speed of play. There is no National Mahjong League card is provided for this class.
*Must have a prior knowledge of basic Mahjong to register for this class*
Meet up - An opportunity for beginning players to get together and practice their skills. All skill levels welcome and help is always appreciated. Players must bring their own National Mahjong League Card.
If a class is canceled due to inclement weather, a makeup class will be added to the end of the session.