Mahjong is quintessentially Chinese, a strategy-based game developed in the country during the Qing dynasty (1644-1912). It is played with a set of 144 tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols. In pre-Covid-19 days, the clacking sound of shuffling tiles was a familiar one heard in many Hong Kong neighbourhoods.The game is especially popular among older people, who are encouraged to play not just as a way to keep loneliness at bay but for brain health, with studies linking it to improved…



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