Che Deng
Che Deng literally means diagonal nails in Cantonese. It is the name of a Chinese game that plays with the Chinese dominoes
Chinese dominoes
Chinese dominoes are used in several tile-based games, namely, Tien Gow, Pai Gow, Che Deng, Tiu U and Kap Tai Shap. In Cantonese they are called 骨牌 "Gwat Pai", which literally means "bone tiles", it is also the name of a northern Chinese game, where the rules are quite different from the southern...


Che refers to the diagonal pattern of the "three" pip on the tile.
Deng refers to the "one" pip on the tile.

See also

  • Pai Gow
    Pai Gow
    Pai gow is a Chinese gambling game, played with a set of Chinese dominoes. Pai gow is played in unsanctioned casinos in most Chinese communities...

  • Tien Gow
    Tien Gow
    Tianjiu is a Chinese trick-taking gambling game for 4 players.The game is played with a set of Chinese dominoes."Tianjiu" means literally heaven and nine...

  • Slant Nail
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