From l.: Michael Zahradnik, Yoshihiro Suzuki, Kazutochi Miyake. Photo © A. Cosmo

STRASBOURG - Yoshihiro Suzuki from Japan is the winner of the Fifth Open European Mahjong Championship. The new European champion and successor of Ildikó Hargitai is Michael Zahradnik from Germany. Kazutochi Miyake from Japan won the third prize.

The Russian OEMC-team.

Vitaly Novikov, contributor to Mahjong News, played for the first time in an Open European Championship. Here are his impressions, about the format and not to forget the storks.

Laurent Claudel

STRASBOURG - French mahjong player Laurent Claudel made amazing videos to present the special sets which were used for the OEMC 2014.