Monday 24 November 2014

Ladies Invade Homes in Search of Mah Jongg Sets!   

IsraelSwainAnn M. Israel and Gregg Swain were after private Western mah jongg collections when they invaded many homes during their search, but they aren’t burglars! They are photo-archeologists, and private homes were their dig! Hidden deep in the dark of basements, closets, and attics all over this world are some of the most amazing mah jongg treasures people might never see; tiles carefully hand carved and painted by artisans long forgotten. Like skillful and patient archeologists, Ann M. Israel and Gregg Swain set out to unearth these lost works of art before they are forgotten forever.

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Morten Andersen Danish Riichi Champion

Morten Andersen (centre) is the new Danish riichi champion.COPENHAGEN - Morten Andersen is the successor to Kim Iversen as the Danish riichi mahjong champion. In Copenhagen, he won the 2009 Danish Riichi Open with a giant leap (78,600 vs. 48,000 points) over the runner-up, Anders Labich. Martin Faartoft ended in third position. Best foreign player was Wai Ken Tsang from the United Kingdom. 32 players competed in the championship.

The results





Pos. First Name Last NameNat.Points
1 Morten Andersen DK 78600
2 Anders Labich DK 48000
3 Martin Faartoft DK 46500
4 Claes Schütt DK 46400
5 Wai Ken Tsang GB 44500
6 Jeppe Stig Nielsen DK 39400
7 Martin W. Jacobsen DK 38800
8 Kim Iversen DK 38500
9 Sam Bridge GB 38500
10 Robert Jensen DK 37900
11 Brian Krog DK 34300
12 Camilla Dalsgaard DK 13800
13 Sheila Jakobsen DK 11400
14 Sune G. Thomsen DK 10900
15 Tobias Olsen DK 7200
16 Freddy Christiansen DK 5800
17 Gemma Collinge GB 4200
18 Sebastian Powell GB 1700
19 Tina Christensen DK 1500
20 Harry Kal NE -5800
21 Henrik K. Nielsen DK -18400
22 Tobias Klüpfel GE -21200
23 Henrik Leth DK -31800
24 Alexander Doppelhofer AU -35300
25 Isabel Bahiano Steenholm DK -36200
26 Sylvain Malbec FR -36500
27 Frank Rostved DK -42900
28 Lars Therkelsen DK -52200
29 Jeremia Kunnari FI -54800
30 Andreas Pistek GE -61900
31 Mikko Käyhkö FI -75100
32 Lena Smith DK -75800


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