Question (): Player declares "Hu" on his 10th turn with concealed hand  on discarded . Please, provide all possible variants of scoring the hand value (list all fans for the appropriate variant).

 

Answer: Scoring hand value solely depends on the decision of the player to break the hand into sets, as well as on placing of winning tile to some set. First of all, please, note that three group fans can be applied regardless breaking into the sets:

  • fan #22 “Full Flush” = 24 points;
  • fan #37 “Lower Four” = 12 points;
  • fan #40 “Reversible Tiles” = 8 points.

Total: 24+12+8=44 points.


Variant 1. , , , , , ,  – “Seven Pairs” structure:

  • fan #19 “Seven Pairs” = 24 points;
  • fan #64 “Tile Hog” three times, 2*3=6 points.

Total: 44+24+6=74 points.

Variant 2 . , , , , :

  • fan #14 “Quadruple Chow” = 48 points;
  • fan #63 “All Chows” = 2 points;
  • fan #62 “Concealed Hand” = 2 points.

Total: 44+48+2+2=96 points.

Variant 3 . , , , , :

  • fan #24 “Pure Shifted Pungs” = 24 points;
  • fan #33 “Three Concealed Pungs” = 16 points;
  • fan #64 “Tile Hog” three times, 2*3=6 points;
  • fan #62 “Concealed Hand” = 2 points;
  • fan #73 “Pung of Terminals or Honors” = 1 point.

Total: 44+24+16+6+2+1=93 points.

Variant 4 . , , , :

  • fan #24 “Pure Shifted Pungs” = 24 points;
  • fan #64 “Tile Hog” three times, 2*3=6 points;
  • fan #66 “Two Concealed Pungs” = 2 points;
  • fan #62 “Concealed Hand” = 2 points;
  • fan #73 “Pung of Terminals or Honors” = 1 point.

Total: 44+24+6+2+2+1=79 points.

Variant 5. , , , ,  or , , , , :

  • fan #64 “Tile Hog” three times, 2*3=6 points;
  • fan #63 “All Chows” = 2 points;
  • fan #62 “Concealed Hand” = 2 points;
  • fan #69 “Pure Double Chow” two times, 1*2=2 points.

Total: 44+6+2+2+2=56 points.

 

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