World Pinball Player Rankings – Biggest Movers January, February and March 2016

world_pinball_player_rankings_wppr1The IFPA is pleased to announce that the following players saw the biggest jump in their world ranking for January, February and March 2016. 

January 2016:
Richard B Stemson from Vancouver, Canada (up 9614 spots), Mike Welsh from San Diego, CA (up 7387 spots) and Mike Bartolo from Toronto, Canada (up 7328 spots).

February 2016:
Jason Forrest from Halifax, Canada (up 13,431 spots), Terri Lynn Delk from Oakland, CA (up 12,747 spots) and Michael Senff from Springfield, MO (up 10,651 spots).

March 2016:
Alec Jensen from Seattle, WA (up 15,429 spots), Gustav Gillberg from Stockholm, Sweden (up 12,871 spots) and Tim Stanley from Boulder, CO (up 9821 spots).

IFPA’s Player of the Month for January, February and March 2016

world_pinball_player_rankings_wppr1The IFPA is pleased to announce our Player of the Month for January 2016 through March 2016:

January 2016 –> Trent Augenstein from Delaware, OH (146.39 WPPR points)
February 2016 –> Nicklas Lindahl from Sweden (92.46 WPPR points)
March 2016 –> Cryss Stephens from Pittsburgh (179.51 WPPR points)

Congratulations to Trent, Nicklas and Cryss, along with the other top WPPR point earners over these months!

Pinball Coach – new app promoting IFPA events

coachblog post courtesy of Stephanie Lesser

Pinball Coach is info-on-the-go for pinball players. It lists events & places to play, contains game info, rules & tips, images, short demo videos, and fun pinball trivia. As more Information is gathered from a variety of sites and players, your app will be automatically updated.

Now available in the Apple and Google play stores!

This app’s for you, if you…

…like discovering new places to play pinball
…might enjoy playing pinball trivia
…are interested in attending pinball events
…would read the rule card on the machine IF it was there, IF the font was large enough, IF the light was good enough, and IF time permitted
…want to know about the skill-shot, getting multi-ball, jackpots, extra balls, etc. before you play
…would view short pinball demo videos

IFPA’s World Pinball Player Rankings reaches 40,000 players ranked!

August 2010 –> 8,000 players ranked
10 months later . . .
June 2011 –> 10,000 players ranked
15 months later . . .
September 2012 –> 15,000 players ranked
11 months later . . .
August 2013 –> 20,000 players ranked
18 months later . . .
February 2015 –> 30,000 players ranked
14 months later . . .
April 2016 –> 40,000 players ranked

We’ve either found everyone . . . or we’re just getting started!

IFPA13 World Pinball Championship – WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP results!

Comp-2015-1a

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Daniele Acciari vs. Josh Sharpe (4-2)
Daniele won on The Addams Family, Indy 500, Harlem Globetrotters, Avengers
Josh won on Wizard, Robocop

CONSOLATION CHAMPIONSHIP
Julio Vicario Soriano d. Jim Belsito (2-0)
Julio won on Surf N Safari, Time Fantasy

Bracket available HERE.

Game list available HERE.

IFPA13 World Pinball Championship – FINAL 4 results!

Comp-2015-1a

Josh Sharpe d. Julio Vicario Soriano (5-3)
Josh won on Harlem Globetrotters, Robocop, Avengers, Flash Gordon, Indy 500
Julio won on Party Zone, Cirqus Voltaire, Wizard

Daniele Acciari d. Jim Belsito (4-0)
Daniele won on The Addams Family, Indy 500, Whirlwind, Indiana Jones

5th through 8th place match:
Adam Becker – 15 points
Lyman Sheats – 13 points (won tiebreaker)
Jon Replogle – 13 points
Andrei Massenkoff – 7 points

Bracket available HERE.

Game list available HERE.

IFPA13 World Pinball Championship – ELITE 8 results!

Comp-2015-1a

Jim Belsito d. Jon Replogle (4-2)
Jim won on Indy 500, Wizard, Whirlwind, Genesis
Jon won on Harlem Globetrotters, Attack From Mars

Daniele Acciari d. Lyman Sheats (4-1)
Daniele won on The Addams Family, Surf N Safari, Cirqus Voltaire, Harlem Globetrotters
Lyman won on Ironman

Josh Sharpe d. Adam Becker (4-2)
Josh won on Robocop, Flash Gordon, Avengers, Quicksilver
Adam won on Wizard, Metallica

Julio Vicario Soriano d. Andrei Massenkoff (4-2)
Julio won on Whirlwind, Party Zone, Meteor, Wizard
Andrei won on Dirty Harry, Indy 500

Bracket available HERE.

Game list available HERE.

IFPA13 World Pinball Championship – ROUND OF 16 results!

Comp-2015-1a

Josh Sharpe d. Johan Genberg (4-0)
Josh won on Wizard, Eight Ball, Robocop, Indy 500

Julio Vicario Soriano d. Zach Sharpe (4-1)
Julio won on X-Men, Party Zone, Indy 500, Wizard
Zach won on The Addams Family

Daniele Acciari d. Markus Stix (4-1)
Daniele won on Heavy Metal Meltdown, Super Orbit, World Cup Soccer, Lost World
Markus won on Cirqus Voltaire

Adam Becker d. Robert Sutter (5-3)
Adam won on Attack from Mars, Quicksilver, Flash Gordon, Eight Ball Deluxe, Centaur
Robert won on Dracula, Harlem Globetrotters, The Walking Dead

Lyman Sheats d. Mats Runsten (5-3)
Lyman won on Surf N Safari, Dirty Harry, Ironman, The Addams Family, Space Race
Mats won on Lost World, Wizard, Whirlwind

Andrei Massenkoff d. Trent Augenstein (4-2)
Andrei won on Whirlwind, The Shadow, Volley, Metallica
Trent won on Wizard, Party Zone

Jon Replogle d. Bowen Kerins (4-1)
Jon won on The Shadow, Wizard, Attack From Mars, Meteor
Bowen won on The Addams Family

Jim Belsito d. Colin Macalpine (5-3)
Jim won on Avengers, The Addams Family, Indy 500, Surf N Safari, Heavy Metal Meltdown
Colin Macalpine won on Whirlwind, Hokus Pokus, Meteor

Bracket available HERE.

Game list available HERE.

IFPA13 World Pinball Championship – SECOND ROUND results!

Comp-2015-1a

Julio Vicario Soriano d. Nick Zendejas (4-1)
Julio won on Flash Gordon, Indy 500, Lizard, Hokus Pokus
Nick won on Party Zone

Jon Replogle d. Andy Rosa (4-1)
Jon won on Lost World, Attack from Mars, Wizard, Genesis
Andy won on Indy 500

Adam Becker d. Marcus Hugosson (5-3)
Adam won on Metallica, Wizard, Quicksilver, Attack From Mars, Demolition Man
Marcus won on Tommy, Dracula, Robocop

Trent Augenstein d. Keith Elwin (4-2)
Trent won on Eight Ball, Metallica, Surf N Safari, Wizard
Keith won on Party Zone, The Shadow

Mats Runsten d. Robert Gagno (4-2)
Mats won on Dirty Harry, Demolition Man, Flash Gordon, Volley
Robert won on Hokus Pokus, Eight Ball Deluxe

Colin Macalpine d. Jorgen Holm (4-2)
Colin won on Meteor, The Addams Family, Robocop, Avengers
Jorgen won on Harlem Globetrotters, Metallica

Johan Genberg d. Cayle George (4-2)
Johan won on Mousin’ Around, Harlem Globetrotters, Eight Ball, Dirty Harry
Cayle won on Party Zone, Indy 500

Markus Stix vs. John Delzoppo (4-1)
Markus won on Wizard, Harlem Globetrotters, Time Fantasy, World Cup Soccer
John won on The Addams Family

Bracket available HERE.

Game list available HERE.

IFPA13 World Pinball Championship – FIRST ROUND results!

Comp-2015-1a

Nick Zendejas d. Paul Jongma (4-0)
Nick won on Flash Gordon, Last Action Hero, Lizard, The Addams Family

Jorgen Holm d. Roberto Pedroni (5-3)
Jorgen won on Eight Ball, Whirlwind, X’s & O’s, Heavy Metal Meltdown, Metallica
Roberto won on Harlem Globetrotters, Dirty Harry, World Cup Soccer

John Delzoppo d. Erno Rotter (4-2)
John won on Tommy, Robocop, Space Race, Wizard
Erno won on Heavy Metal Meltdown, Avatar

Cayle George d. Brett Goodwin (5-3)
Cayle won on Indianapolis 500, Mousin’ Around, Harlem Globetrotters, Dirty Harry, World Cup Soccer
Brett won on Attack from Mars, Dracula, Space Race

Marcus Hugosson d. Adam McKinnie (4-0)
Marcus won on Tommy, Demolition Man, Dracula, Space Race

Mats Runsten d. Philippe Bocquet (4-1)
Mats won on Wizard, Dirty Harry, Surf n Safari, Avatar
Philippe won on Taxi

Jon Replogle d. Per Schwarzenberger (4-0)
Jon won on Centaur, Wizard, Dirty Harry, Attack from Mars

Trent Augenstein d. David Riel (4-2)
Trent won on Party Zone, Space Race, Wizard, Mousin’ Around
David won on Avatar, Avengers

Bracket available HERE.