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Second Italian Itinerary Tournament For Giuseppe Iacolino

Giuseppe Iacolino

BOLOGNA, Italy - Giuseppe Iacolino is the winner of the Italian Itinerary (traveling) Tournament, played today at Bologna, before Luca Gavelli and Marco Bazzocchi. In the general ranking, Maurizio Bagnoli is in the lead.

Vienna Riichi Open Goes To Zoltan Dinyesi

VIENNA, Austria - Zoltan Dinyesi is the winner of the Vienna Riichi Tournament, concluded today in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

Gerard van der Bie Winner of Schoon Spel Tournament

Gerard van der Bie, winner of the 2016 ‘Schoon Spel’ Tournament.

BERGHEM, the Netherlands - Gerard van der Bie today has won the Half Flush Tournament 2016 of the Netherlands. Désirée Heemskerk, who recently was the runner-up in the European Riichi Championship, ended in second position, together with Belgian player Tijs Renson. Both had the same number of table points and mini-points.

Annabel Di Domenico Strikes on ‘Panther’ Tournament

Podium of the Panther Tournament.

REUNION, France - Annabel Di Domenico is the winner of the ‘Panthere’ Tournament which took place today in the remote French department of Reunion in the Indian Ocean. Runner-up was Simone Dubois, third prize went to David Gérard Aure.

Special Report on 2016 French Mahjong Open

Danilo Serio

(Update: Matthieu Pfeiffer has added information)

PARIS - Danilo Serio from Italy wins the 2016 French Mahjong Open, followed by Marianne Croeze from Holland and Cyrille Rak from France with 22 and 902 points.

Taka Teshima Wins Danish Open

Top-three in Copenhagen.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark  - Taka Teshima wins the 2016 Danish Open by a decisive 200,000 points, followed by the nearest competitor Isabel Bahiano Steenholm with 134,000, and Freddy Christiansen with 76,600. Best hand of the tournament was Brian Krog's dealer sanbaiman from riichi, tsumo, fanpai, san ankou... and 11 dora.

First Leg of Italian Itinerant Goes to Valentina Valentino

BOLOGNA, Italy - In the yearly Italian Itinerant Competition, Valentina Valentino takes 1st place with 14 table points and 533 points, edging out Marco Montebelli's 410 points in at 2nd, and Marco Lorenzi in 3rd.

‘Red Lotus’ For Jos Dermout

Jos Dermout

LEUVEN, Belgium - The first ‘Red Lotus’ tournament in Belgium today is won by Belgian player Jos Dermout. 44 players participated in this event, mainly from Belgium itself and its neighboring countries Germany, France and the Netherlands.

Marco Montebelli Wins Again, Now Carinthian Open and Gourmet Cup

Podum of Gurk 2016.

GURK, Austria - By winning the Carinthian Open MCR Tournament today, Italian player Marco Montebelli at the same time became the winner of the Gourmet Cup. Elisabeth Frischenschlager ended on the first place of the Austrian Championship Race. It is the second victory for Montebelli within a short time; earlier this month he won the First Madrid Open.

New Riichi Tournament in Holland; Martijn Gulmans is the Winner

Martijn Gulmans

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands - Dutch are crazy about riichi mahjong: no less than seven riichi tournaments are being organized in Holland this year. The latest event of the kind is the Tsumo! Tournament, which took place today at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, not far from harbour city Rotterdam. Young Martijn Gulmans was the winner.