ID168-East Picks Before Discarding

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Question: What happens when the game begins and East picks a tile from the wall prior to discarding and now has 15 tiles in their rack?


  • If East hasn’t yet discarded the mistakenly picked tile from the wall, they may return it and then proceed to discard.
  • On the contrary, if East picks an erroneous tile from the wall and discards it, their hand should be declared dead as a result of having too many tiles in their hand.

Source: Letter from the League dated July 12, 2023

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