Max. 48 players. 20 spots for foreign players another 20 spots for Polish players (some Polish players - full season of the Printimus Pinball League registered - have priority in the registration process). Remaining 8 spots are subject to qualification mini tournament on Friday and other days prior to the PPC weekend.
Machines: 26 machines (the list will be posted later)
12.09 exact time TBD - Bytom and whereabouts sight seeing tour (if we have enough people) and qualifiactions for the main tournament
13.09 10:00 - end: Main tournament (rules to follow) 1st round - all players will be divided into 2 groups (up to 24 players each) and will play head-to-head two player 3 ball games with 1 point for the win and 0 for the loss. Players to finish 1-8 in each group will advance to new 16 player FinalA group. Players finishing 9-16 in each group will go to new 16 player FinalB group, while the remaining players will create FinalC group. All players will qualify to the next round on Sunday!
13.09 14:00 - end: Classic tournament (rules to follow) qualification round - entry system - four five ball single games on four different classic machines (we have - Spirit of 76, Bronco, Jungle Queen, Mata Hari, Sinbad - one of them will be set for free plays the remaining four will be tournament machines) - only the last entry of the player counts. Best 8 qualify for the playoffs (more to follow)
14.09 10:00 - 13:00: Main tournament 2nd round - another head-to-head games only between players who didn't face each other in the 1st Round (the results between the players who have already played against each other on Saturday are rolled over - there will be 8 new games to play for each player) within each Final group.
14.09 14:00 - end: Main tournament Finals. Each four players from the top of each Final group ranking will be playing on 4 machines for the respective places 1-4,5-8,9-12,13-16, etc. (details to follow).
Registration: Via private message (full name, tag, wppr number). No payment required at this time.
Registration fee (without the trip which cost depends on the number of participants - please tell us if you want to take part in the sight seeing trip) will be Eur 30,00 (Eur 25,00 for qualified Printimus Pinball League participants) for everyone registered before end of June 2014. The fee will increase for those registered in July and again in August by Eur 5,00 each month. We don't plan on accepting any reservations and payments in September and on the day of the event.
Prizes: at least Eur 500,00 1st place prize (hopefully in cash!). Total prize budget at least Eur 1.000,00 (we will be working on raising the prize budget)
Additional info: we are working on accommodation deals at the hotels/hostels located nearby as well as on other services so desired by pinball players (i.e. KTW/KRK airport shuttle) and we will be posting updates on regular basis.
Summary: We want to deliver the event with one of the most competitive games guaranteed! If we reach the maximum number of players there will be at least 35 games to play within two days!