|Three Player Mahjong:||Overview||Three Player Gameplay||Three Player Minimum Hand||Three Player Scoring|
In order to win a player must have a minimum of three points which does not include bonus points such as flowers, winning bonus, declaring ready. The following two tables list the ways to score a minimum hand. The first table lists smaller points which can be used to combine them together to score 3 minimum points, the second table lists minimum hands which already score the minimum 3 points or more. The following page then gives a comprehensive list of points that the winning player sums up at the end.
Keep in mind that one set in your hand can be scored more than once. For instance a pong of the round wind will score two points (one point for a pong of honours and one point for having a pong of the round wind). There are many ways to have a minimum hand.
Minimum Hands Table
The following two tables give you a list of what you need to be able to win. The minimum points table shows the ways you can add up elements to score atleast three points. The minimum hands table are examples of hands which already score the minimum 3 points necesary to win.
To win you must either score three points for the following or have any of the hands with a checkmark. This will guarentee you atleast three points.
|1||Dragon or Wind Pung||Hand includes a pung (or kong) of dragons or winds.||Terminals/Honors|
|1||Seat Wind or Round Wind||Player gets one point more if their Wind Pong or Kong matches their round wind or their seat wind.||Terminals/Honors|
|1||Seat Dragon||Player gets one point more if their Dragon Pong or Kong matches their Seat Dragon.||Terminals/Honors|
|1||Kong||Hand includes any Kong.||Kong Based|
|1||Pung of Bamboo||Hand includes a pung (or kong) of the 1 and 9 bamboo.||Bamboo|
|3||Both Pungs of Bamboo||Hand includes pungs (or kongs) of the 1 or 9 bamboo.||Bamboo|
|6||Both Concealed Pungs of Bamboo||Hand includes concealed pungs (or kongs) of the 1 or 9 bamboo.||Bamboo|
|2||Pair of 5 Bamboo||Hand includes a pair of 5 bamboo.||Bamboo|
|2||All Simples||Hand consists entirely of simples.
|2||Concealed Hand||Hand includes four concealed sets and is won by discard.||Going Out|