95 players, a new high for Balacs Pinball Party, showed up for this years tournament. Everybody qualified 2 times on six machines (Dirty Harry, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Cactus Canyon, Dr Who, Congo and Corvette. 2009’s World’s Greatest Pinball Player Jorian Engelbrektsson showed no mercy and won the qualification big time. However, he lost in the quarterfinals to runner up Albert Nomden from the Netherlands. Swedens Per Ahlenius took his first big tournament win beating Albert 2-0 on Dr who & Congo. Paul Jongma (Netherlands) won third price beating Tobias Lund (Sweden) 2-0 on Dirty harry & Dr who. In the classics division final Eric Erlandsson beat Markus Salo 2-0 on Fathom & Centaur. For third price Karl Brostrom beat Martin Tiljander 2-0. Pictured left to right: Per Ahlenius (1st), Albert Nomden (2nd), Paul Jongma (3rd).