Mahjong International League

Mahjong International League
AbbreviationMIL
FormationJuly 3, 2015[1]
Typenon-profit organization
Legal statusAssociation
Purposeformulating the competition systems and rules suitable for the whole world in an effort to promote mahjong into a standard, professional and sportified global mind sport.[2]
HeadquartersLausanne, SwitzerlandSwitzerland
Membership
20 countries and regions
Official language
English
President
Hong KongFrank Ng
WebsiteMahjong International League

The Mahjong International League (Chinese: "国际麻将联盟") is the international governing body of mahjong. Its registered office is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. As of 2016, its president is Frank Ng from Hong Kong.

History[edit]

Establishment[edit]

The Mahjong International League (MIL) was founded in 2015, and it was registered in Lausanne, Switzerland. "Mahjong International League Establishment Ceremony" was held on May 11, 2015 in Diaoyutai State Guest Hotel in Beijing, China.

World Mahjong Sports Games[edit]

The 1st World Mahjong Sports Games (WMSG) was held from 24 to 28 October 2015, in the city of Sanya, Hainan Province, China.[3]

Bo Tang from China won the individual competition, and Team Chinese B won the team competition.[4]

Recognition of IMSA[edit]

On February 26, 2016, MIL was recognized as an observer by International Mind Sport Association (IMSA) after a presentation by Frank Ng, the president of MIL.[5] As of 5th of April 2017 Mahjong is the sixth official game to be played at IMSA Elite Games.[6]

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