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Pinball in Finnish TV once again!

Once again some media coverage for pinball in Finland! Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle visited Hopeakuula pinball association‘s gameroom in Kouvola and made a news story about pinball to regional radio, Yle Internet news (sorry, only in Finnish) and also to … Continue reading

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EPC 2013 starts today!

European Pinball Championships 2013 start today in Stockholm, Sweden. There are more than 200 names on the participant list, including WPPR #1 Daniele Acciari, reigning IFPA World Champion Jörgen Holm, reigning EPC champion Levente Tregova and almost all other top … Continue reading

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PAPA 16!

PAPA 16 World Pinball Championships have just started in PAPA HQ near Pittsburgh, USA. In this four-day competition top players of world are trying to win A-division to get the $10000 prize money and the title PAPA 16 World Pinball … Continue reading

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Recent tournament news

I haven’t decided which channel to use to announce all the newest tournament news, so the news updates have appeared on multiple channels (, my twitter channel, my facebook, etc). If you don’t follow all of the channels mentioned, I … Continue reading

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IFPA10 starts tomorrow!

The 10th annual IFPA World Pinball Championship will start tomorrow in Echzell, Germany. 64 players coming from 19 different countries will compete in qualifications during Friday and Saturday. On Saturday and Sunday top32 play-offs will be played and in the … Continue reading

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PAPA TV Kickstarter

I’ve tried to write a lengthy post about my Pinburgh trip that happened already more than month ago. I seem to have way too many things going on and haven’t had time to finish the post, so maybe I’ll try … Continue reading

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Ari Sovijärvi wins SPO 2013!

Sörkka Pinball Open (SPO) reached it’s 10th anniversary this Saturday when the competition was held for tenth time since the first SPO-tournament in 2004. Although the venue of the competition has changed some times during the 10-year period, the competition … Continue reading

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Ari Sovijärvi wins Finnish Pinball League event 3

Season 2013 of Finnish Pinball League reached its halfway point yesterday, when third event of year was played at Hopeakuula association arcade in Kouvola. 33 players played in three qualification groups. Eventually all three qualification group winners and the winner … Continue reading

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Pinball in Finnish TV again!

Pinball was featured today in Finnish TV program Puoli seitsemän. The four-minute long clip was mainly about pinball and pinball artwork in general, but also about playing pinball. Some footage of playing from various angles was shown and I was … Continue reading

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Borås Pinball Classic Open 2013 results

Borås Pinball Classic Open 2013 was played last weekend in Borås, Sweden. Main tournament was played on classic machines and side tournament on modern machines. Also a split-flipper tournament was played on classic machines and there were some other smaller … Continue reading

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