Podium of the Mahjongata Valdarno.

CESENA, Italy - The 17th Mahjongata Valdarno was won by Patrizia Buscarini, second place went to Marco Bazzocchi and third Stefania Gori. 

Chris Redmond, Peter Beese, Heiko Domann (from l.)

BAD ZWISCHENAHN, Germany - Peter Beese wins the 2016 German Mahjong Open with a stellar 20 table points, followed by Chris Redmond with 17, and Heiko Domann at 16.

Marco Montebelli, winner of the 5th POMC.

PÓVOA DE VARZIM, Portugal - After the sixth and final round of the 2016 Portugal Open Mahjong Championship, it's Marco Montebelli who has held onto top with 22 table points, followed by Cédric Aguerre with 19 and Jaap Croeze with 18. 

 REUNION, France - Emilie Lam Wan Shum today has won the Red Dragon Tournament on Reunion Island, the remote French territory in the Indian Ocean. 

Anna Shpilman, Alexander Bogatikov, Pavel Anokhin (from left).

MOSCOW, Russia - The MCR Moscow Open 2016, which was concluded today, was won by Alexander Bogatikov, the MCR Russian champion of 2014.