Wednesday 01 July 2015

'Hot and Noisy': The Communal Power of Mahjong

Mrs. Kwan casually defeating her younger opponents.VANCOUVER Canada 20 June 2015 - In downtown Vancouver last Saturday, on a warm evening in Vancouver's fast changing Chinatown, construction cranes and new condo towers looming around them, a group of young adults brought mahjong out onto the streets. They crowd-sourced mahjong tables and tiles from family and friends and invited any and all to join in.

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Martin Scheichenbauer winner in Dunaújváros

Martin Scheichenbauer from AustriaDUNAÚJVÁROS (Hungary) - For the third time, an Austrian player has won the Open Hungarian Championship. After Martin Mauthner (2006) and Martin Hoffmann (2007), it now was the president of Mahjong Austria, Martin Scheichenbauer, who was the best player in Dunaújvaros. The Austrian series was only interrupted last year by Hungarian player Eszter Várnal.

Martin Scheichenbauer now has the best chances to win the Sisi Cup, for the player with the best accumulated results of the 2009 Hungarian and the Austrian Championships. The latter will be played the coming weekend at Brück am Mur.

Second in Dunaújváros was Eti Aschenbrenner from Hungary. Since she was the best Hungarian player, she was laureated as the Hungarian champion. Number three was Gabriele Sallmutter from Austria. Austria won the award for the best countru. 

There were 64 players in the Hungarian 'mahjong capital'.

 


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