Mah Jongg is not just a game. It has become a part of my life that allows me to entertain my Mah Jongg-playing friends, cook great meals to serve to them and test my mental skills during our game play (which, hopefully, is often).
Next up in our series of Yahoo Contributor Network articles is one written in 2007 on the history of the game of Mah Jongg. Although I have heard many people say that this game dates back to the time of Confucius (551–479 BC), there is much evidence showing that the game only dates back to a little over 100 years. No matter how old this game may be, I think you will find the following article to be of interest. In fact, anything about our beloved game always seems to be of interest to me!
The Game of Mah Jongg – History, Mythology, Fact and Fiction
kimadagem, Yahoo Contributor Network
Feb 14, 2007
In recent years the game of Mah Jongg has enjoyed a resurgence of popularity on the Internet
and personal computers around the world. But the people happily clicking away on all those
pretty tiles probably don’t realize that the game they’re playing is at least a hundred years old. It