The author and his children at the portal to the Temple of Heaven.

BEIJING, China - Mahjong News is in China, the birthplace of mahjong, enroute to Sanya City for the World Mahjong Sport Games. 


Lightening has struck the tower!

ORLANDO, Florida - Lurking in the dreary lobby of the haunted Hollywood Tower Hotel Tower of Terror ride in Disney’s Hollywood Studios lays dormant a terrifying game of unfinished mahjong. Its participants fled following a mysterious lighting strike at exact 8:05 PM October 31st 1939 that vanished several unfortunate guests.


Pavel Anokhin, Li Wenlong, Li Ping, and Jiao Linghua demonstrate Duplicate Mahjong.

BEIJING, China - Mahjong International League - A new development on the world scene: a group dominated by young players from Beijing club Fangzhuang have been working on a plan to “sportify” mahjong with the intension of entering mahjong into the family of mind sports in the International Mind Sports Association (IMSA).

The Rules Director for the WSOM, Alan Kwan.

HONG KONG - Behind the scenes of the World Series of Mahjong toils it's rules creator, Mr. Alan Kwan. Mahjong News catches up with Mr. Kwan to learn more about the origins of the regulations guiding this international event.

Tracy's mah jongg students.

Bubbe Fischer, author of the ‘Searching for Bubbe Fischer: The Path to Mah Jongg Wisdom’, tells about a curious woman she met along the way.