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WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

By Elaine Sandberg

December 5, 2010 | 3:44 pm

                           

WHAT WOULD YOU DO?


As part of my classes, I teach important strategies for both beginners and novice players.  But which strategies to use... read on

  • THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

    By Elaine Sandberg

    November 28, 2010 | 7:38 pm

    THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS


    It’s once again, that time of year when all things traditional are in vogue—the week-end for family reunions, preparing the Turkey feast, the football games and shopping on Black Friday.

    But I always wondered why it’s called Black Friday. To me, it... read on

  • THE SYMBOLS OF THE SET

    By Elaine Sandberg

    November 22, 2010 | 2:39 pm

    THE SYMBOLS OF THE TILES


    Part of the enjoyment of Mah Jongg is the sensory aesthetic of the set—the color, feel and the different depictions of the Suits, Dragon and Flower tiles. But newer sets are pretty standard in their depictions of the one Bam, Dragon and Flower tiles.

    ... read on

  • THE MAH JONGG SET

    By Elaine Sandberg

    November 15, 2010 | 3:20 pm

    There are many reasons people love the game of Mah Jongg—the challenges, the excitement of winning, the friendships and the fun of it all.  And even sometimes the food and drink top the list.

    But beyond that there is one reason perhaps you’re not aware of—that is the Mah Jongg... read on

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  • STRATEGY CLASS FOR NOVICE PLAYERS

    By Elaine Sandberg

    November 7, 2010 | 5:02 pm

    STRATEGY CLASS

    FOR NOVICE PLAYERS IN LOS ANGELES
    AT AMERICAN JEWISH UNIVERSITY

    NOV. 11, 16, 18

    FROM 1-2:30 PM

    TO SIGN UP—-CALL 310-440-1246

    Join the class and your game will improve by leaps and bounds!
           
    And you’ll have FUN!


    A LITTLE PREVIEW

    Here’s a... read on

  • ATTENTION L.A. NOVICE PLAYERS: Class registration

    By Elaine Sandberg

    November 1, 2010 | 12:27 pm

    A WINNNING STRATEGY CLASS FOR THE NOVICE PLAYER will be held at the American Jewish University.

    Strategies, Strategies, Strategies!  If I only knew some more!  Yes, it’s the lament I hear from so many novice player.  And it is often the critical element you need that can... read on

  • RETURN A CALLED TILE?

    By Elaine Sandberg

    October 25, 2010 | 1:22 am

     


                                        RETURN A CALLED TILE?

    The other day I had a surprise call from a former student who was now playing in a regular game once a week.  She was calling from her game and I could hear the chatter of voices in the background.

    ... read on
  • I NEED HELP!

    By Elaine Sandberg

    October 17, 2010 | 1:21 pm

    I NEED HELP!


    Having been (and still am) a teacher for 9 years and a player for close to 20 years, plus the author of the successful book, A Beginner’s Guide to American Mah Jongg,  I was pretty sure I had seen and been confronted with just about every situation possible.  And if... read on

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A kid from Brooklyn, a graduate of Syracuse University and an immigrant to California via Palo Alto, San Juan Capistrano, finally, Los Angeles, I have been here for the past 15...

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