After a year where he has struggled to find his best form, a series of brilliant performances helped Joe Cullen to his first ever European Tour title at the European Darts Matchplay in Mannheim.
Home hero Mensur Suljović won the first ever Austrian Darts Championship in Schwechat, Vienna with an 8-7 win over Michael van Gerwen in the final.
Ian White ended Michael van Gerwen's five-year streak in the Dutch Darts Masters, beating him 8-7 in the final to win his second Euro Tour title in successive events and also end the Premier League champion's incredible 28-game winning streak in last leg deciders on the European circuit.
The German Darts Open delivered once more as Michael van Gerwen got revenge for his two previous defeats to Ian White in Saarbrücken and followed up three consecutive last-leg decider wins with an 8-3 win over 'Diamond' in the final.
Dave Chisnall, Michael van Gerwen and Joe Cullen all progressed in eye-catching fashion on a day of shocks at the German Darts Grand Prix at the Zenith Kulturhalle in Munich.
Michael van Gerwen won his 29th European Tour title in style at the European Darts Open, hitting a sublime nine-dart leg in his semi-final with Mensur Suljović before seeing off Rob Cross 8-6 in a pulsating final.
Raymond van Barneveld's return to the European Tour will see him face Steve Beaton in Leverkusen, with the winner going on to play Rob Cross as the draw for the 2019 European Darts Open was confirmed, followed by the final qualifiers.
On a weekend of surprising European Tour qualifications in both Slangerup and Budapest, the Hungarian capital saw two more players seal their debuts on the tour as Pál Székely and Krzysztof Kciuk both came through to book their places in Zwolle and Copenhagen respectively.