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.
Darius Labanauskas produced the only 100+ average of the opening day of the 2019 Austrian Darts Open in Premstätten, near Graz.
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.
Last year's German Darts Open champion, Max Hopp, was beaten by an inspired John Henderson on day two of the tournament in Saarbrücken, while Michael van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld both progressed to ensure they would meet in Sunday's third round.
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.
Steve Beaton defeated Raymond van Barneveld 6-4 in the main event of day one of the 2019 European Tour while Glen Durrant saw off a tough test from Michael Rosenauer by the same scoreline.
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.
Pero Ljubic will make his European Tour debut at the European Darts Grand Prix in Sindelfingen, while Boris Koltsov is set to add to his growing experience in Graz at the Austrian Darts Open following a pair of Eastern Europe qualifiers in Budapest.