Podium of the ‘Dragon Owl’ Tournament.

BIELAWA, Poland - Justyna Kruczek flies away with the 1st place in the Polish Riichi Dragon Owl (RERS1) competition with 111,400 points. She was followed in a distant second by Jacek Borysiak with 46,400 and Łukasz Grzybowski with 44,300 points.

Timur Hahn, Yixuan Liu, Peter Langford (from left

CAMBRIDGE - Yixuan Liu, in the first tournament she has ever played, has won the UK Open Riichi 2016 won with 131,800 points. There was a big gap to second place with 91,800 points for Timur Hahn, and Peter Langford close behind for third with 89,800. The tournament took place today at Cambridge.

Podium of the Only Lyon 2016.

LYON, France - Karolina Trepinska dominated the Only Lyon Riichi tournament. She was far ahead of the competition. 

Top-four at Zutphen.

ZUTPHEN, the Netherlands  - On a warm (should we say hot?) midsummer's day took place the first outdoor RERS1 riichi tournament on the banks of the IJssel River in the Netherlands, organized by the Red Fives club.

‘Calber’ Huynh

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Joe-Calberson Huynh from France is the winner of the Prague Open 2016 (riichi mahjong) in Prague. Runner-up is Daniel Beck from the Czech Republic, Daine Chiba from the UK ends in third position.