Bowen Kerins repeats as IFPA World Pinball Champion!

IFPA_6_Winners.JPG6774_247864215502_854970502_8250536_4723361_n.jpgWith 64 players in attendance from 15 countries around the world, the IFPA 6 World Pinball Championship boasted an extrordinary concentration of pinball talent under one roof. After 8 rounds of qualifying consisting of a grand total of 24 4-player games per person, the top half of the field moved on to Match play. The field whittled down to 24 players, 16 players, 8, and then 4… Bowen Kerins then defeated Andre Massenkoff, and Jorian Engelbrektsson defeated Josh Sharpe for each player to advance to the IFPA 6 Final Match. Bowen took game 1 on The Shadow, and then edged out a second victory on Dolly Parton. On game 3, Bowen put up a MASSIVE score of well over 10 million on Pharoah to take a strangle hold on the match, but Jorian put up a fantastic score on Attack from Mars to keep himself in it. However, Bowen was able to win game 5 on Blackout and once again, take home the title of IFPA World Pinball¬†Champion for the 2nd year in a row!! Andrei Massenkoff defeated Josh Sharpe in 9 games to take 3rd place. Read a detailed write up of the event at: http://pinballnews.com/shows/ifpa6/index.html.

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