Nicole Haasbroek at the "World Riichi Championship 2017" in Las Vegas

BADEN, Austria - Alexander Doppelhofer has calculated cumulative player performance in European tournaments throughout 2017, and Nicole Haasbroek from the Netherlands has emerged as the #1 European player of the year, followed by Ilya Monakov of Russia, and Lukasz Grzybowski of Poland.

Dominik Hammerl

BADEN (Vienna), Austria - The Mahjong News Riichi Ranking as of August 8, 2018: The "UK Riichi Open 2018" has made no impact on the top 3. Austrian Dominik Hammerl is still in the lead, followed by Dutch Ans Hoogland in second position, and fellow countryman Ad van der Linden in third.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark  - Konsta Lensu from Finland overtakes EMA-Riichi Ranking.