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General Category => Mahjong In The News => Topic started by: SDMiller on August 03, 2017, 12:55:27 pm

Title: Mahjong suggested as a Beijing 2022 demonstration event
Post by: SDMiller on August 03, 2017, 12:55:27 pm
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GBTimes, Beijing - The traditional Chinese table game Mahjong was officially named a mind sport by the International Mind Sports Association in April.The traditional Chinese table game Mahjong was officially named a mind sport by the International Mind Sports Association in April.
The International Mind Sports Association (IMSA) has applied to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to have six mind sports as demonstration events at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, including the Chinese game of Mahjong.

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Title: Re: Mahjong suggested as a Beijing 2022 demonstration event
Post by: Putnam on December 19, 2017, 10:46:01 am
That's great news. I mean, if they're pushing e-sports to be added to the Olympics, I don't see why not Mahjong too at some point.