UK Open

The UK Open 2023; an ECS qualifying and Stern Pro Circuit Event will run from Friday 29th September 2023 to 1st October 2023 at the Hilton Hotel,  Croydon, London UK. Pinball Republic will be supplying most of the machines for the event, therefore we are unable to open the club from Thursday 28th to Sunday 1st October. Normal opening from Thursday 5th October.

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On Sunday night, Pinball Republic suffered flooding from a burst water pipe in the upper floor of our building. We are still evaluating the damage to the area, though fortunately most of the machines are unaffected (a few had water ingress to the cabinet). It will take several days to dry out the facility and plumbing/electrics will need attention. We hope to open again in early January and will post updates on here and on our Facebook page. 

Presented by The Pinball Republic Team over the weekend of 30th September 2022

The UK Pinball Open Weekender

Guaranteed first place prize of £5000 and more prizes for top players in every tournament!

See for rules and more details. The UK Pinball Open is IFPA Certified.

2 Classics Tournaments – UK Ladies Pinball Championship

16 and Under Pinball Championship – The People’s Championship (IFPA Certified!)

At the Hilton Hotel in Croydon, South London – a short drive/train journey from Gatwick Airport.

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The Pinball Republic London launch weekend

We hope everyone enjoyed our launch weekend – Check out the reports, photos and videos below:


Tournament reports by Sunday’s champion Yuen Aw are on, starting HERE 


One of our members, Conrad, has some amazing photos of the weekend HERE and HERE 


See the Youtube stream from Michael “DRI374” Mattsson below


We are now Pinball Republic London and we are launching with a bang on 14th and 15th May 2022 with THREE tournaments:

  • Saturday at 10:30: Matchplay… Top 24 qualify for finals – Start 12 rounds of qualifying from 10:30 AM
  • Saturday at 19:00: Matchplay Strikes – Best of 1 Matches (4 player matches – 3rd/4th place get strikes – 3 player groups ONLY 3rd place gets a strike)
  • Sunday from 10:30: Best Game Blind – Pick your games and top 16 qualify for finals. Games must be complete by 15:45 – finals start 16:00

We will have Fourpure as a sponsor and everyone will get a free beer. There will be pizza for dinner between the tournament on the Saturday and trophies for top players… Best kids, best women and the most laughable score!


Just turn up – we will have Matchplay pre-registration closer to the time.

Also to help with the pizza and beer please let us know if you plan to come so we have rough numbers.


PBR Members – Saturday £10 Sunday £10

Non-Members – Saturday £20 Sunday £15