Here’s your mahjong trivia fact for the day: the game was imported from China to the U.S. in 1920. And who was responsible for selling those first tile sets in America? Abercrombie & Fitch, now known as an uber-cool purveyor of clothes for the chic.
You can play this cool game yourself if you join us on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. this summer. You’ll find it’s an intriguing and addictive game, easy to learn but with a complexity that rewards careful study—and a strong element of luck. If you’ve never played before, don’t worry—our mahjong players are happy to help you learn.
No need to register and no fees; just show up and find out more the game that has fascinated Americans for nearly one hundred years!