LONDON - Before a traditional game at 221 B Baker Street, there is a mahjong class. Mrs. Hudson is asking Sherlock Holmes:

"If a complete hand allows multiple ways to score, what is the appropriate way to manage that?"

 

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Question 1 (): How many  "tiles with Bamboo image" are there in a typical mahjong set?

Question 2 (): Please, calculate the total change in points for Dr. Watson for each different "tile with Bamboo image" on it in the scenario as described.

CONTEST - Mahjong mysteries solving contest "Sherlock Holmes and Mahjong" starts with Dr. Watson, who is waiting for the hand "Nine Gates" in the bamboo suit. He draws a "tile with a bamboo image" on it as the last tile from the wall, and declares "Hu" (a win). To answer the questions of this mystery, you will need to consider a typical mahjong game set, and also the "Green Book" (Appendix 1).

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LONDON - Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson returned to the house on 221-B Baker Street, after a sleepless night spent in ambush while investigating a case. Surprisingly, Inspector Lestrade and Wang Tao were waiting for them to play mahjong.

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Sherlock Holmes Mahjong Mystery

MOSCOW - Dear mahjong lovers, Mahjong News is pleased to announce the start of the fifth season of our “Sherlock Holmes and Mahjong” mystery series. Just to remind everyone, this series has been published at Mahjong News in the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. You may find articles under "Mysteries" menu of the current site.

This year readers will be challenged to solve ten mahjong mysteries. Participants' answers for these ten individual mysteries will be scored, and their combined scores will determine their final standings.

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