Mahjong is a kind of entertainment game created by Chinese people, which is usually used in game and gambling. Mahjong is carved on block bamboo, bone or plastic. Due to local differences, there are 136 mahjong in the north and 144 mahjong in the south.
Mahjong generally includes `Wan(Chinese pinyin)', `Bing(Chinese pinyin)', `Tiao(Chinese pinyin)'brand and east, south, west, north, Hongzhong(Chinese pinyin), Facai(Chinese pinyin), Baiban(Chinese pinyin). Mahjong in the South also includes spring, summer, autumn, winter, plum, orchid, bamboo, chrysanthemum and other flower cards. When playing mahjong, we need a square table. Four people sit at each side of the table, and then roll dice to decide the banker. This is the beginning of mahjong. Chinese local culture is different, mahjong playing methods are also varied, such as Taiwan, Guangdong, Sichuan, North of China and so on. Different playing methods also have different winning methods. Mahjong seems to be a gambling tool and a negative energy for some people, but if you study it deeply, you will find that Mahjong contains a lot of knowledge of advanced mathematics. When you play Mahjong, your mind will think about how to win, which card has a high winning rate, whether the players at the same table have the cards you need and so on. this is also an intellectual contest.
Mao Zedong, the first generation leader of the Communist Party of China, said that China has made three great contributions to the world: one is traditional Chinese medicine, the other is Dream of Red Mansions, and the third is Mahjong. In today's society, at least seven out of ten Chinese can play Mahjong. Especially among the elderly, Mahjong has become an important "companion" for their retirement and entertainment. It can not only get happiness from Mahjong, but also think in the process of playing Mahjong, which can prevent Alzheimer's disease.