Sunday, December 26, 2010

Boxing Day Mahjong Throwdown in Fo Tan

In a quiet industrial centre out in Fo Tan, a Boxing Day mahjong throwdown occurred with rivals unleashing their gaming skills.

No, not really.

It was just a friendly get-together with lots of pizza.

Check out how deserted the MTR train was this Sunday morning...


Somewhere in the New Territories...


The path to the gaming tournament...


Alan Wai coached me during the one hand I sat in on. But I was no match for these players....



Besides host Sean Tierney, the gaming drew in actor Jason Tobin -- on the left -- from American indie classic, Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)...



Video of the high-tech mahjong table in action!
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