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Oregon Air Hockey!

Air hockey is growing in Oregon thanks to an expanding player base in Eugene and Portland, support from game operating company Amusement Unlimited, and a special promotion conducted by Gold Standard Games! On May 20 YNOT Have Fun Bar & … Continue reading

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Midwest Gaming Classic

For the second year in a row, Gold Standard Games brought the sport of air hockey to the Midwest Gaming Classic, held in April in Milwaukee. The Gaming Classic features mostly pinball and video games, and attracts thousands of gamers … Continue reading

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World Championships live streaming video

Go to, click on “stream” in the menu at top of page. Sat. Oct. 17, 1 pm to 11 pm CT, Sun. Oct. 18, noon-7 pm.

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2015 USAA World Air Hockey Championships!

The 2015 USAA World Air Hockey Championships are scheduled for Oct. 16-18 in Houston, TX! The beautiful TDECU Stadium at the University of Houston is the site for the tournament, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Air Hockey … Continue reading

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Air Hockey Basics – Under-the-mallet Banks

by Jacob Weissman For this article I write from the perspective of a right-handed player, as I and most players are right-handed. If you are one of those rare, left-handed unicorns, simply think of my right hand as your left … Continue reading

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2015 Texas State Championships

The Texas State Air Hockey Championships took place March 12-15 at Skybox Grill Bar & Games in Houston. The event was sponsored by Gold Standard Games, Xtreme Airhockey, and Skybox. Fifty two players competed in the main event with more … Continue reading

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Billy Stubbs/Ehab Shoukry instructional video

A video of the instructional clinic conducted by Billy Stubbs and Ehab Shoukry at the 2013 World Championships has been uploaded to the new Gold Standard Air Hockey youtube channel! Billy was the 2012 World Champion and is a 3-time … Continue reading

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Face-off Strategy

The following article was written by Jacob Weissman. It incorporates a 1996 article on face-offs by Don James, who might be called air hockey’s leading scholar of face-off strategy. 🙂 Note that Jacob’s article was written before the 2013 World … Continue reading

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2013 World Championships

Air Hockey’s World Championship took place Oct. 17-20 at the Brunswick Zone in Naperville, IL. The event was sponsored by Gold Standard Games and World Championship Air Hockey. This was the 53rd World/National championship sanctioned by the USAA, starting with … Continue reading

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Venezuelan Air Hockey

A Quick Look at Venezuela and Air Hockey by Jacob Weissman What do Hugo Chavez and Air Hockey have in common? Not much, except that both are making big news in Venezuela right now! Last month Caracas resident Pedro Otero … Continue reading

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