Mahjong Tile Game - Play Free Online

Mahjong Tile Game
Play:  Small | Medium | Large
or or HTML5/Mobile

This Mahjong tile game is a fun way to exercise your brain.

To begin, click the Small, Medium, or Large link or Very Large button under the picture at left. This opens the game in a pop-up window.

Note: The HTML5/Mobile version works on desktop computers, tablets, and phones. It is the same type of game but made by a different game developer.

Mahjongg Instructions

If you like this game, you may also enjoy the other free mahjong tile games on this site, such as Looney Tunes Mahjong, Mahjongg Alchemy, and Multi-Level Mahjong.

After clicking the START button, click the "Classic" or "Simple" tile set to begin. Remove tiles by matching them in pairs. You can only match tiles that are not blocked by other tiles from the left, right, or top.

For a brief description of each Mahjong game on this site, see my Mahjong Tile Games page.

HOW TO PLAY.  To match two tiles, click one of the tiles in the pair. This tile turns red. Then click the second matching tile.

Both tiles will disappear. Continue in this manner until all tiles in the puzzle are gone.

For every second that passes, your score drops by 10 points. So the faster you can complete the puzzle, the higher your score at the end.

If you get stuck, click the "Hint" button. Two matching tiles will briefly flash on the puzzle as your clue.

However, each time you use the Hint feature your score drops by 100 points, so don't use it too often.

HISTORY. The Mahjong tile game is a four-player game invented in China. The name means "sparrow". An apocryphal myth about this game asserts it was developed by the great Chinese philosopher Confucius in 500 B.C.

The three dragon tiles (cardinal tiles) in the game match the three cardinal virtues preached by Confucius - benevolence, sincerity, and piety. However, as there is no evidence of the game before 1800 it is unlikely that Confucius was the actual inventor.

Games like mahjong tiles train important brain skills including strategic thinking and visual perception. Play this game often to give your brain a boost!

Game distributed by ProProfs.com. Used with Permission.

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