Top-three of the Sisi Cup 2017.

DUNAÚJVÁROS, Hungary – In 8-9 July the 12th Hungarian Mahjong Open took place in Dunaújváros, Hungary. Twenty-four players from five countries (Germany, Netherlands, France, Austria and Hungary) participated in this tournament. Andreas Riha from Austria has won the Hungarian MCR Open Sisi Cup vol. 2. Runner up was Norbert Tschinkel and in third position was Elisabeth Frischenschlager.

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia. Russia is already used to being #1stinEurope with many mahjong initiatives: first time in Europe holding an MCR Duplicate Individual, MCR Duplicate Teams, and SBR (Sichuan Bloody Rules) tournaments.

Isabel Bahiano Steenholm (1st and center), with Moa Henriët (2nd and left) and Pauline van der Linden (3rd). Photo courtesy of Frank Rostved.

UPPSALA, Sweden - This weekend thirty-two players from seven countries gathered in Uppsala for this year’s Swedish Open Championship in Mahjong.  After seven rounds Isabel Bahiano Steenholm could call herself winner. The strong Dane thus showed that the top achievement in Porto last month was not just luck but very much good performance. The runner up Moa Henriet from Sweden won the prize as best Swede, and Pauline van der Linden from the Netherlands ended up as third.

At last, Doris Sallmutter could win her first international tournament at the 2017 Austrian MCR Open.

GURK, Austria - Doris Sallmutter wins her first international tournament at the 2017 Austrian MCR Open. Runner up was Marjan Van Den Nieuwendijk from the Netherlands, and the third place again goes to Austria and Helmut Riegler.

Podium of the Paris tournament. From l: Bernard Lao, Caroline Arnaud, Matthieu Pfeiffer.

PARIS, France - Today in Paris, a group of 48 French players gathered for a tournament. Caroline Arnaud did the best; she won the tournament, before Bernard Lao and Mattthieu Pfeiffer.