Four Winds Rule Collection Chinese New Style

4. Miscellaneous rules

The following rules can be considered optional.

4.1 Penalties

The etiquette for correct drawing and claiming of tiles may vary, as may the consequences for violating the etiquette. Basically the irregularities which have no effect on other players should have no consequences in friendly games. To avoid confusion, the players should agree on the etiquette and penalties before beginning the game.

In the following some common practices are listed:

4.2 Insurance penalties

Insurance penalties are normally not used in pattern-centered Asian games as there are so many possibilities for high-scoring hands and it would be pointless to insure just some hands.

Related topics:
Introduction
Tiles
Preliminaries
Playing
Scoring
Payments