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Further tournament plans

Pinball year 2013 hasn’t almost started yet, but there are plans for year 2014 already: Pinburgh is one of the first tournaments to announce its exact dates for year 2014. According to PAPA blog the tournament will be held during … Continue reading

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Tournament plans for this spring

My tournament calendar is quite nicely booked for this spring. I’m planning to attend at least following tournaments: K15 Match Race (February 9th in Helsinki, Finland) First match-play tournament ever held in Finland! It took only 90 minutes to get … Continue reading

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Jussi Rantala wins the first event of Finnish Pinball League season 2013

Finnish Pinball League started its fourth season last Saturday in Kangasala. The top three of the competition were: 1. Jussi Rantala (Helsinki) 2. Olli-Mikko Ojamies (Espoo) 3. Joonas Haverinen (Helsinki) Jussi won the last event of season 2012 and continued … Continue reading

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Bowen’s tutorials: Robocop

Bowen and a tutorial video about Data East game Robocop. Interesting choice for a tutorial, I don’t even remember seeing the game ever. Check out also the Classic Game Room review of the same game.

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Results of Finnish Pinball League season 2012

The sixth and last event of Finnish Pinball League season 2012 was played yesterday in Kangasala. 29 players participated in the event and although the winner of the season had already been obvious after fifth event, five players were still … Continue reading

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Interesting tournaments this weekend

A couple of interesting tournaments are played this weekend: Southern Pinball Festival tournament in Florida, USA and Swedish Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden. Being a part of PAPA tournament circuit, many top US players are playing in SPF. The tournament lineup … Continue reading

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Pinball in Finnish TV!

My friends from Hopeakuula pinball association in Kouvola were just featured on the main news broadcast of the day of Finnish TV channel MTV3. Maybe about million viewers just saw that informatic and nice clip about pinball hobby in Finnish … Continue reading

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K15 Open 2012 this weekend

K15 Open 2012 will be played this weekend in downtown Helsinki. 33 registered players will be competing in the tournament and 10 of the players already played their qualification entries in the pre-qualifying session on Friday night. After eight more … Continue reading

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Pinburgh 2012: B-division final

Pinburgh is in my opinion the best tournament format there is: ten rounds of qualifications, each round providing four different games from different eras to play in four-player groups. Also the final rounds are played in four-player groups with four … Continue reading

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Today’s news

Quite a lot has happened since my latest post, so here is a quick recap of some notable events of past couple of weeks. Mats Runsten won Borås Pinball Open played on last weekend of September. The other finalist in … Continue reading

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