FANTASTIC CARTRIDGES NEW FROM ATARI AB22 INSIDE THIS ISSUE - NEW CARTS FOR YOUR COLLECTION! PIX OF THE BATTLE TO BECOME UK PAC-MAN CHAMP CLUB INFORMATION A SIX MILLIONAIRE - CAN YOU BEAT HIM?! SEPTEMBER 1 THE ATARI UKPACMAN CHAMPIONSHIP NATIONAL FINALS THE UK PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS July and August were very busy and exciting the ghost, arrived at each venue to hand out months for Captain Atari' and his team travelling Pac-Pens and Pac-Man Fever records and generally round the UK for the regional finals of the UK add to the fun. Pac-Man Championship, it was great to see so many ' First stop was the Albany Hotel in Birmingham Atanans and Pac-Man freaks - thanks for your ' on 25 July for the Midlands final where over 250 support'. keen Pac-Man players gobbled ghosts all day long the Regional Championship was divided into " Top scorers in the under-25 age group were Tony four areas- North, South, Midlands and Scotland- Monaghan (16) from Handsworth with 11,796 and with two finalists' from each area in the over and Tony Eaton (17) from Penkridge with 10,969, under-25 age categories going through to the Qualifying for the over-25 category were Trevor National Finals at the Barbican. Everyone Yardley from Nuneaton and Tony Gray from competing in'the regionals received a Pac-Man Redditch, T-shirt and the top 32 scorers won the fascinating' A week later on 1 August it was the turn of the " new Yar's Revenge cartridge, Pac : Man and Speedy, " North of England to show their joystick skills at the Hotel Majestic in Harrogate. David Boyes (1 7) from York and Craig Heap (16) from Radcliffe qualified for the National Finals with staggering scores of 13,452 and 1 3,226 a-piece. Top scorers in the over-25 category were Patricia Buckley from Doncaster and Bill Halsallfrom Wigan. Bonny Scotland was next with the Scottish Regional Finals being held at the Central Hotel in Glasgow on 8 August. Our youngest finalists qualified here - Stuart Murray from Potterton with 1 1 ,849 and John Taylor from Paisley with 1 0;848 - both aged 13. Unfortunately John was on holiday for the National Finals, so Gary Fleming, also 13, from Bathgate with 10,792 went in his place! Sydney Trager and Ashley Broadbent were our over-25 finalists. The last regional final was in London on 1 5 August for contestants from the South. Over 350 finalists competed at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, Andrew Brzezmski (18) from Greenford was the top scorer with 10,616, closely followed by Cophia Yau (14) "from Cambridge with 10,490. The over-25 contest was won by Clive Wilson from Guildford and Hazel Williams from S'unbridge in ' Kent! Next stop - . - Barbican Centre ! ! ! And then Monte Carlo for the two top scorers.