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  • COLECO SHARK TANK CLASSIC: On Sunday, June 7, Jeff Thill defeated Jim Rzonca 4-1 in the Best of 7 finals to win the second leg of a three-tournament series, the Coleco S-Slot Challenge. Third was Bob Ingo over Dan Lord. The third leg, the Coleco U.S. Open, is set for Friday, July 31 at 5 p.m. Some quick round robin standings, playoff results and a link to discussion/photos can be found by CLICKING HERE.

  • COLECO S-SLOT CHALLENGE: On Sunday, April 19, Jeff Thill defeated Bob Ingo 4-1 in the Best of 7 finals to win the first leg of a three-tournament series, the Coleco S-Slot Challenge. Third was Jim Rzonca over Joe Salazar. John Medema won the B pool. A dozen players participated. The second leg, the Shark Tank, is scheduled for Sunday, June 7. Photos and results to come.

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    Dan Lord wins his second Coleco Shark Tank Classic. Get the quick round robin results and photos with more to come by clicking here

  • We have a new Shark Tank Champion!: Rich Thill defeated his son (and multiple time Shark Tank champ) Jeff Thill in the finals of the Shark Tank Coleco tournament on May 25. Rich won the final series 4-2, getting out to a three-game lead before Jeff came back. Rich made the finals by coming back against Jim Rzonca from a 2-0 deficit in the best of 5 semis. Jeff advanced by defeating Dan Lord, who ended up third. Taking the B pool was Eric Krol, who defeated Bob Ingo 3-2 in the semis (Ingo was down 2-0 before coming back to tie the series). Runner-up in the B Pool was John Medema, who also came back from a 2-0 deficit to force a game 5. Update: Results posted here. The tournament was held at Vito and Nick's.

  • Chexx tournament was held at Bud's Place in Tinley Park on June 3. National champion Kelly Walker of Chicago is the winner, defeating John Medema in the finals. Here are the results: Bubble Tournament

    Photo gallery from the tournament is up: Bubble Pix

  • Congrats to Jeff Thill, who won the 2006 Coleco Shark Tank Shootout on Sunday, May 21 at the Lemont VFW.

    For results, click here: Shark Tank

    The LTHL held a Coleco tournament on Nov. 19. The results and photos are here: Coleco Tournament

    The LTHL helped put together a Bubble Boys Chicago Qualifying Tournament on short notice. Jim Rzonca ended up winning, defeating Eric Krol in the finals. The results are posted, with photos to come soon: Bubble Boys Qualifier

    Congrats to Dan Lord, who won the Shark Tank on Dec. 1. Results: click here

    Other News

    Chicago Blackhawks legend Steve Larmer stopped by the LTHL display at the Rosemont sports collectors show on Sunday, March 18. The LTHL crew was on hand to recruit new players and give some exposure to our table hockey hobby.

  • SHARK TANK!!! Congrats to Jeff Thill, who won the Coleco Shark Tank Classic on Saturday, June 2. He bested Dan Lord in the finals. There have been four Shark Tanks and Thill has proven the biggest shark of all each time. Rich Thill finished third and Jim Rzonca fourth. In the B pool, Joe Salazar defeated Adam Thill to win that group. John Power from New York traveled to play in the tournament, finishing third in the B group.

    New: You can now view the stats here: Shark Tank stats

    For more information on the Shark Tank, click here: Shark Tank

    Jeff Thill wins Shark Tank

  • Jeff Thill won the LTHL Coleco Shark Tank Shootout, which was held Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Lemont VFW. Jeff was a repeat winner, this time downing Jim Rzonca 4-2 in a Best of 7 Finals. Dan Lord took third place over Joe Salazar. The B pool was won by Rich Thill, who downed friend Jerry March in the finals. It was a good time for everyone as 13 players took part in a tournament that counted toward the national ACTHF rankings.

    Full results click here