Finally! Today, Sherlock Holmes, the great detective, returns. Vitaly Novikov and Mahjong News proudly present… the first mahjong problem!

Beginning this week, Sherlock Holmes will be back in Mahjong News to solve his mahjong mysteries…

Every mahjong lover in the world is invited to help the great detective in resolving his problems. Not in matters of life and death, but in cases as Dr. Watson and the Nine Gates or The Secret of the Thirteen Orphans. From Monday on, author Vitaly Novikov will throw the gauntlet. Do you dare picking it up?


Dr. Watson was reading an article in “Mahjong News” about the MCR London championship.
“At the last championship something incredible happened. Professor Moriarty being East has managed to win with a hand containing 88 points fan, just from the start, with no help of the wall or opponents.”

altIt's holiday time. The whole European mahjong world is looking at Mestre in Italy, where the European championship will take place.

Sherlock Holmes will take a little holiday as well. Before that, Mahjong News presents a Sherlock Holmes mahjong story. No solution required - just fun to read.


SherlockWhile Sherlock Holmes and dr. Watson were out for some affairs, Mrs. Hudson was cleaning the apartment. She came to the table with two mahjong sets. Suddenly, something happened and several tiles from both sets  dropped to the floor.