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Welcome to Riichi.Wiki
The main purpose of this Wiki is to provide English speakers easy access and material pertaining to Japanese mahjong.
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Japanese mahjong (麻雀, 麻将 or マージャン), otherwise known as riichi mahjong, is the Japanese varation to the 4-player table card game of mahjong, whose objective can be best described as a combination of gin rummy and poker. Even though tiles are primarily used to play the game, the game is available online and can be played with regular mahjong playing cards. It's a four player game that combines the elements of calculation and strategy that is found in chess with the elements of risk assessment, observation skills, and luck.

For added learning, feel free to head over to Mahjong Discord for any questions and mahjong community interaction.
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