Tuesday 07 July 2015

Playing Mahjong to Honor the Dead

Mourners play mahjong near a coffin during a funeral wake.MANILA Philippines 01 July 2015 - In the Philippines, gambling isn’t just a past time, but a way to honor the dead. Betting games, mah jong, and card tables are often set up at Filipino wakes, or paglalamay, where the tradition is to keep a 24-hour vigil over the deceased until the burial.

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Third German Open Championship 2008

Official resuts of the Third German Open Championship

Hamburg, 2008

Rank
First name
Last name
Nat.
Mahjong points
Table points
1 Dagmar Fischer GER
441
15
2 Stefanie Duhme GER
417
14
3 Joe-Calberson Huynh FRA
511
13
4 Uwe Pelzer GER
-52
13
5 Morten Andersen DEN
389
12
6 Silke Bansemer GER
203
12
7 Margarete Bruns GER
12
11,5
8 Pierre-Edouard Cousin FRA
300
11
9 Jessica Chen DEN
152
11
10 Jesper Willemoes Hansen DEN
363
10,5
11 Mei Hwa Felder SUI
94
10
12 Monika Jenjahn GER
41
10
13 Frauke Roos GER
20
10
14 Bo Lang SUI
275
9
15 Michael Zahradnik GER
147
9
16 Joel Ratsimandresy FRA
55
9
17 Isabel Jensen DEN
18
9
18 Jeppe Stig Nielsen DEN
188
8
19 Wolfgang Franke GER
49
8
20 Erika Gerdes GER
-29
8
21 Elke Pünjer GER
-81
8
22 Friedrich Gerdes GER
-111
8
23 Mark Chizhenok RUS
-191
8
24 Nadine König GER
-294
8
25 Richard Stöckemann GER
26
7
26 Frank Rostved DEN
-121
7
27 Shi Hua Chen DEN
-137
6
28 Uwe Pekau GER
-286
5
29 Kilian Stöckemann GER
-305
4
30 Sheila Jacobsen DEN
-490
4
31 Ute Jaspers GER
-719
1
32 Marion Meier GER
-885
1
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