Mah-Jongg - Thursday 1 p.m. all year
Online Convenor during the pandemic: Tricia Carran
Co-Convenors: Loraine Drewell & Martha Klump
Mah-Jongg (or "Maajh") is an exhilarating tile-based game of skill, strategy, and calculation, combined with an element of chance. Originating in China centuries ago, its many versions fall into two broad categories: National (American/Jewish) Mah-Jongg and Classical (Chinese) Mah-Jongg.
CFUW/Kanata members play National Mah-Jongg, which uses a card of standard hands against which ideally four players per square table play the game with 152 tiles. Several members now own Mah-Jongg sets that they bring to all the games.
Mah-Jongg Online - during the pandemic
To maintain social-distancing until further notice, we will play online using a commercial site www.realmahjongg.com
You will need a 2020 Mah-Jongg card, available from Tricia Carran, and a username and password on the Mah-jongg website. The website is available 24 hours a day for you to play against the computer at any time. The fee for using this site is $5.99 US a month (approximately $8 to $8.50 CDN).
During September there will be a Zoom Meeting at 1 pm. on Thursday (about 30 minutes) to talk about issues and concerns and then an opportunity to play with friends.