Results of the Worlds Crazy Air Hockey Championships 2011
In addition to the Worlds £2 Tat Challenge taking place at The Buttons on Saturday 29th October 2011, the venue also saw the Worlds Crazy Air Hockey Championships take place amongst a group of twelve Crazy Golfers, with a new champion guaranteed to be crowned following a no-show by 2010 Champ Kevin 'AWOL' Moseley!
In a thrilling final Wales' Peter 'The Puckmaster' Jones defeated England's Phil Exall 7-3 to take the title he's waited a whole year to get his hands on.
Photo: The 2011 Worlds Crazy Air Hockey Champion - Peter 'The Puckmaster' Jones
Full Results of the 2011 Worlds Crazy Air Hockey Championships
In round one results:
- Seth Thomas defeated Jam Trubridge 2-1
- Keith Kellard beat Chris Harding 4-3
- Pasi Aho (FIN) lost to Phil Exall 6-7
- Richard Gottfried and Alex Exall drew 4-4 - the match was decided by a best-of-three game of Rock Paper Scissors which Alex won 2-1
- Marc Chapman beat Scott Lancley 6-1
- Peter Jones, Denis Exall and Paul 'Johnson Paul Johnson' Johnson all received 'byes'
In round two results:
- Seth Thomas lost to Peter Jones 4-7 (with one minute to go)
- Keith Kellard bested Denis Exall 7-3
- Phil Exall beat Paul 'Johnson Paul Johnson' Johnson 7-5
- Alex Exall defeated Marc Chapman 6-3
In the first semi-final:
- Keith Kellard lost to Peter Jones 3-4
In the second semi-final:
- Alex Exall lost to Phil Exall 6-7
The final saw last year's defeated finalist Peter Jones facing-off against Phil Exall to decide the ultimate champion at the event, with Peter Jones coming out the winner with a 7-3 victory, with a minute still remaining on the clock!
Photo: Phil Exall versus Peter Jones in the final
You can watch the closing stages of the match here:
Photos from the event:
Photo: Father versus son as Phil Exall battles Alex Exall as the crowd looks on
Photo: Alex Exall versus Richard Gottfried in a rematch from 2010. Alex would once again get the better of Richard
Photo: Phil Exall squares off against International campaigner Pasi Aho of Finland, by way of Germany
Photo: Marc Chapman takes on rival and Undisputed International Worlds Crazy Air Squash Champion Scott Lancley
Photo: Seth Thomas plays Peter Jones
Photo: Seth Thomas continues to play Peter Jones
Photo: Paul 'Johnson Paul Johnson' Johnson and Phil Exall have a meeting of the paddles at the half-way line
Photo: Denis Exall faces-off against Keith 'Puck Boy' Kellard
- Crazy Minigolfers Play Air Hockey Tournament in Hastings
- The Undisputed International Worlds Crazy Air Squash Championships
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Sunday, November 06, 2011
2011 Worlds Crazy Air Hockey Championships in Hastings
Posted by Richard Gottfried at Sunday, November 06, 2011
Labels: Air Hockey, Amusement Arcades, Crazy Air Hockey, Hastings, Peter Jones, Phil Exall, Puck, The Buttons
I’m a Champion Miniature Golfer on a tour of the UK’s minigolf and crazy golf courses. Coeliac living a gluten free life. Train nerd. Retro gamer. Urban explorer.
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