MELROSE PARK, IL – Cayle George from Seattle received a brand new Avatar pinball game from Stern Pinball as his prize from the IFPA World Championships. Sixty-four of the world’s greatest players traveled from sixteen countries to compete in the 8th Annual International Flipper Pinball Association’s World Pinball Championship this past May in Sweden. After nearly three days of the most intense competitive pinball the world has to offer, Cayle was crowned World Pinball Champion. After defeating Michael Trepp from Switzerland (4-1), Tobias Lund from Sweden (5-3) and Zach Sharpe from the United States (5-3), Cayle went on to defeat Andreas Harre from Germany (4-2) to win the championship.
The IFPA8 World Pinball Championship was sponsored by Stern Pinball, Inc., Raw Thrills, Inc., Betson Enterprises, Planetary Pinball Supply, AAMA, AMOA, Gameworks, Prilosec OTC and Play Meter Magazine.