2015 PINBALL HQ MARATHON RESULLTS

Event Name: Pinball HQ Marathon

Location: Pinball HQ at Coogee Diggers, Cnr Carr and Byron Sts, Coogee, New South Wales, Australia

Date: Monday FEB 23 to Sunday MAR 1, 2015

Opening Hours: 11AM till late (9:30 PM +)

Estimated Number of Players: 50 to 100 (there is no limit set)

Prize Pool: Over $2000

Number of competition machines: 13 – Walking Dead PRO, AC/DC PRO, Elvis, Metallica PREM , 24, Mustang PRO, Star Trek PRO, Getaway, Fun House, Dirty Harry, Who Dunnit, Addams Family, Doctor Who

Cost: Registration is FREE but necessary, all games are “pay per play” throughout the entire event $2/1 credit, $5/3 credits

 

QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS – Dates & Times

Monday, Feb 23, 11AM till late

Tuesday, Feb 24,  11AM till 7PM

Wednesday, Feb 25,  11AM till late

Thursday, Feb 26,  11AM till late

Friday, , Feb 27,  11AM till late

Saturday, Feb 28,  11AM till late

Sunday, March 1,  11AM to 2PM

 

QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS – Format

Each player can play unlimited number of games, the highest achieved score is recorded and the players are ranked as per their scores on each of the 13 competition pinball machines. For example, if 100 players participate, the highest scoring player on a particular machine will earn 100 points, second highest 99 points etc. The players ranking will be determined by the total of all points gained on the 13 machines. The top 24 players will qualify to enter the final.

 

FINAL– Date & Time

Sunday, March 1,  3PM till late

 

FINAL– Format (head to head)

Same format as in the last Pinball HQ Marathon, click here to see it here! Six rounds plus grand final, 64 games played altogether.

 

Round 1,2,3  - contains main bracket (best of 3 games) and sudden death bracket (one game)

Round 4,5,6 – are sudden death (one game only)

Round 7 - The Grand Final – 4 player game, best of 5 games (4,2,1,0)

All 24 finalist will receive $10 Coogee Dollars which can be spent on the food and drinks at Coogee Diggers.

 

1st   $500 + Trophy Cup

2nd  $300 + Trophy Cup

3rd  $200 + Trophy Cup

4th  $100

5th   $50

6th   $50

The highest ranked Rookie (player without IFPA ranking)  - $100

The highest ranked qualifier - iPad Mini + Trophy Cup

The highest ranked female player - iPad Mini + Trophy Cup

The highest ranked under 15 year old - prize valued $100 + Trophy Cup

The highest ranked under 10 year old - prize valued $100 + Trophy Cup

Prize Pool

DAVID LOEWY WINS THE 2015 PINBALL HQ MARATHON

1. David Loewy - THE WINNER

2. Richard Rhodes

3. Mark Tibbetts

4. Paul Reid

5. Steve Edwards

6. Pat Nichols

THE BEST QUALIFIER

Steve Edwards

THE BEST FEMALE PLAYER

Naiomi Goodwin

THE BEST ROOKIE

Luke Phillips

THE BEST UNDER 15 YEAR OLD

Adam Bona

THE BEST UNDER 1O YEAR OLD

Mia Phillips

Event Details

Prize Pool

Sydney teenager, 16 year old David Loewy wins one of the most gruellingpinball tournaments, coming ahead of the best three Australian Pinball players and a former European and World pinball champion Franck Bona from France.

David is the Pinball HQ Club member, congratulations David, an awesome win, we are very proud of you!