Game for a 'submersive' experience

You've heard of the ice bucket challenge. Well, mahjong enthusiasts in the Chinese city of Chongqing have taken the plunge for their passion, diving to the bottom of a swimming pool on Sunday for this contest, open only to certified divers. It must s
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You've heard of the ice bucket challenge. Well, mahjong enthusiasts in the Chinese city of Chongqing have taken the plunge for their passion, diving to the bottom of a swimming pool on Sunday for this contest, open only to certified divers.

It must surely be a cool way to beat the blazing weather on terra firma.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 11, 2016, with the headline 'Game for a 'submersive' experience'. Print Edition | Subscribe