Category: Events

LostDynasty August 21, 2014

The PSP West Coast Open had many dramatic storylines, but the most shocking was Dynasty getting shut out and dropping down to the Challengers Division for World Cup. PBA’s Mike Jeffery touches on the magnitude of Dynasty’s late season history leading into the event. Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open, San Diego Dynasty
2014-PSPWestCoast-GameoftheDay-Ironmen-impact-Slider August 19, 2014

Impact faced off against the Ironmen in a must win game on Saturday at the PSP West Coast Open. The winner would advance to Sunday, but no one expected the penalty filled chaos that would follow. Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open
2014-PSPChicago-GOD-Impact-Dmagae-Slider July 25, 2014

In a close semi-final battle Dye factory team Tampa Bay Damage slugs it out with Planet Eclipse factory team Edmonton Impact to see who would move into the finals at the PSP Chicago Open. Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago, Tournament Paintball
2014-PSP-PBA-Field-Layout-Slider July 16, 2014

So here it is, your homework for the next three weeks… the 2014 PSP West Coast Open Field Layout Continue reading

Posted in Field Layout, PSP West Coast Open, Tournament Paintball
2014-PSPChicago-GOD-RL-Ironmen-PBN-Slider July 14, 2014

Continuing with the best games from the PSP Chicago Open, in the most impressive single game performance by any player at the 2014 PSP Chicago Open. Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago, Tournament Paintball
2014-MVP-Chicago July 10, 2014

“Not only has it been four long years since our last win but we have countless seconds, thirds, and fourths since our last win in Phoenix long ago. Being so close for so long can be taxing on a team or individual so it was a really nice feeling to be able to celebrate a PSP win again.” Continue reading

Posted in Edmonton Impact, MVP, PSP Chicago
2014-PSPChicago-GOD-Aftershock-Ironmen-PBN-Slider July 4, 2014

Two legendary and aggressive teams, Aftershock and Ironmen collide mid-season as they try to rebuild their 20-year legacies, and fight for a chance to win the PSP Chicago Open. Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago, Tournament Paintball
2014-ChrisSosine-Action May 30, 2014

PBA checks in with Chris Sosine to talk about his team, his history, and to see what Shock’s highest ranked player thinks about the current state of the team. Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Aftershock, Chris Sosine, Interviews, Planet Eclipse, PSP Chicago
2014-PSP-PBA-Chicago-Field-Layout-Slider May 28, 2014

2014 PSP Chicago Open Field Layout Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago, Tournament Paintball
ColtR-Xfactor-Dallas14 May 23, 2014

Archie Montemayor is still in the lead for the 2014 Top Gun award through 2 events, but the field has narrowed the gap; he’s only leading by a little over two points. Continue reading

Posted in Archie Montemayor, Brandon Short, Colt Roberts, Oliver Lang, PSP Dallas Open, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open, San Antonio X-Factor, San Diego Dynasty, Sergey Solnyshkov
Impact-seires April 14, 2014

Edmonton Impact fresh off several productive practices travels to the first PSP event of the year in Dallas, Texas to debut their new squad against the best paintball teams in the world. Continue reading

Posted in PSP Dallas
breakdown33 April 4, 2014

Hosts Matty and Todd discuss the first half of Sunday competition at the 2014 PSP Dallas Open, where it was Houston Heat vs. Tampa Bay Damage to see who would still be in the Champions Division at the Mid-Atlantic Open. Continue reading

Posted in PSP Dallas, The Breakdown
ArchieM-TG-Action-Dallas14 March 28, 2014

The PSP season is underway, so let’s take a look at the Top 5 players from the Dallas Open, the leaders in the 2014 Top Gun race Continue reading

Posted in PSP Dallas, Tournament Paintball
2014-MVP-Dallas March 25, 2014

Heading into the finals in Dallas for the first PSP event of the season, Omaha Vicious and Los Angeles Infamous were both hungry for a win. Vicious had never been this far in a PSP pro tournament; they had never had the chance to win at the highest level. Continue reading

Posted in PSP Dallas, Tournament Paintball, Zach Wake
2014-PBA-dallas-Replay March 20, 2014

Rewatch all the intense action from the PSP Dallas Open. Continue reading

Posted in PSP Dallas, Tournament Paintball
2014-Xfactor-Showdown February 10, 2014

As the 2014 PSP opener rapidly approaches, PBA takes a look back at the final game of the 2013 season, San Antonio X-Factor’s epic come-from-behind victory, as they defeated Edmonton Impact to win the World Cup. If X-Factor’s gutsy performance at the World Cup is any indication, they will be the team to beat come March 14th – 16th when all the best teams in the world gather in Dallas, Texas to kick off the PSP season. Continue reading

Posted in PSP World Cup, San Antonio X-Factor, Tournament Paintball
Div-Games November 11, 2013

Here are the PBA staff picks for the two best Divisional games from the PSP World Cup during finals on Sunday afternoon. Enjoy and share! Continue reading

Posted in #WINWORLDCUP, Events, PSP World Cup, Tournament Paintball
World-Cup-Best-Games-INSTAGRAM November 7, 2013

here were so many great games on Sunday during the World Cup PBA Webcast you should just watch all of them, but here are a few of the very best. Continue reading

Posted in #WINWORLDCUP, Events, PSP World Cup, Tournament Paintball
WorldCup-Best-Games November 6, 2013

Here are the PBA staff picks for the best games of the PSP World Cup during the prelims on Friday and Saturday. Enjoy and share! Continue reading

Posted in #WINWORLDCUP, Events, PSP World Cup
Kyle-Spicka-85 October 29, 2013

3 of the Top 5 players in this category play for the same team, San Diego Dynasty. The other two play for Edmonton Impact. Continue reading

Posted in Edmonton Impact, Kyle Spicka, Oliver Lang, PSP World Cup, Ryan Moorhead, San Diego Dynasty, Tim Montressor
pbastats2013 October 24, 2013

The 2013 PSP season statistics have been released by Paintball Access. All year long the best players in the world have been jockeying back and forth, fighting as hard as they could, as PBA was counting all the kills and tracking their performances. Continue reading

Posted in Oliver Lang, PSP World Cup, San Diego Dynasty
October 23, 2013

For the players on San Antonio X-Factor the rest will be well deserved, and the questions less daunting. They have taken a gigantic gorilla off their backs—they are the 2013 World Cup Champions. Continue reading

Posted in #WINWORLDCUP, Alex Martinez, Archie Montemayor, Billy Bernacchia, Colt Roberts, Grayson Goff, PSP World Cup, Ryan Brand, San Antonio X-Factor
breakdown14 October 16, 2013

Hosts Matty Marshall Todd Martinez and Steve Rabackoff discuss the state of the PSP World Cup and their fantasy picks for PBA Fantasy Paintball Continue reading

Posted in PSP World Cup, The Breakdown
CupSunrise October 11, 2013

Check out another amazing read from PBA’s Mike Jeffery. Continue reading

Posted in PSP World Cup
REcord-bReaking-WC October 10, 2013

Highest Team Count in More Than 10 Years! Continue reading

Posted in #WINWORLDCUP, Events, PSP World Cup, Tournament Paintball
breakdown13 October 3, 2013

Hosts Matty Marshall and Todd Martinez discuss the state of the PSP Champions and Challengers divisions, and talk about how the teams look for the upcoming PSP World Cup. Continue reading

Posted in Events, PSP World Cup, The Breakdown, Tournament Paintball
2013-PSP-WC-Field-Layout-Slider

Here is an interactive field map: click it with your mouse, spin around the field and check out angles until your heart’s content. Continue reading

Posted in Events, Field Layout, PSP World Cup, Tournament Paintball
October 2, 2013

The snake is the most important bunker on the field. You need to control the snake to win games, and by extension, win tournaments. Continue reading

Posted in #WINWORLDCUP, Here's The DRill, PSP World Cup, The Clinic
Ironmen-Breakout September 17, 2013

The 2013 PSP World Cup is almost here, let’s take a look at a few of the storyline leading into the biggest paintball tournament in the world. Continue reading

Posted in Aleksandr Berdnikov, Houston Heat, LA Infamous, Los Angeles Ironmen, Marcello Margott, PSP World Cup, Sacramento XSV
PBA-WCO-top-5-Top-Gun September 9, 2013

Who is the best player in paintball? This question is the reason paintball statistics were created; we need objective measures of greatness to determine who are the best players. Continue reading

Posted in David Bains, Konstantin Fedorov, Marcello Margott, Oliver Lang, PSP West Coast Open
PBA-WCO-top-5-Win-Rating September 4, 2013

“Stay alive!” is one of the most often heard mid-game phrases in paintball. If you’re getting shot out without shooting anyone, you’re obviously not helping your team win. Continue reading

Posted in Jacob Edwards, Kevin Coulm, Kirill Prikhidni, PSP West Coast Open, Ryan Moorhead, Tim Montressor Tagged
PBA-WCO-top-5-Points-Played September 3, 2013

Ultimately, how many points you play for your team is a vote of confidence from your peers, because the players getting the most reps represent the best a team believes it has to offer. Continue reading

Posted in Aleksandr Berdnikov, Damien Ryan, David Bains, Houston Heat, Konstantin Fedorov, LA Infamous, Moscow Red Legion, PSP West Coast Open
Brad-McCurley August 28, 2013

Los Angeles Infamous has underperformed this season in the PSP, the highest they’ve been able to finish is 3rd at the first event in Dallas, despite having one of the best rosters in the league. Continue reading

Posted in Brad McCurley, Interviews, LA Infamous, PSP West Coast Open
Top-5-Games August 23, 2013

There were some amazing games this past weekend during the PSP West Coast Open. Here are the PBA staff picks for the Top five games of the weekend. Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open
TON-TON August 22, 2013

2013 PSP West Coast Open Hot Gun Controversy Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open, TonTons Flingueurs, Uncategorized
TBD Win August 20, 2013

On Sunday afternoon in Riverside, California, when 93 degrees felt cool and comfortable, Tampa Bay Damage defeated an excellent Edmonton … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open, Tampa Bay Damage
PSP Riverside V2 Slider August 16, 2013

PSP West Coast Open Day 1 Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open
Trenton Topgun August 13, 2013

Since Dallas, Trenton Topgun Union has been knocking at the door of the Champions Division; the West Coast Open marks … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open, Souting Report Tagged
2013 Scouting reports August 12, 2013

Up until their win at the Chicago Open it had been a string of 5th place finishes since their amazing … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Heat, PSP West Coast Open, Souting Report
champions x challengers

In years past, a pro team’s ticket to the World Cup was punched at the start of the season, or … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open
2013-SLIDER-SR-DAMAGE August 11, 2013

It’s been a moderately successful but frustrating year for one of the beast teams in the league. Tampa Bay Damage took second to Dynasty at the first two events, and 5th at the Chicago Open. Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open, Souting Report, Tampa Bay Damage
2013-SLIDER-SR-IRONMEN August 10, 2013

The longest running franchise in pro paintball is having a tough year, at least by their own high standards. Despite the Los Angeles Ironmen’s talented, rebooted and experienced roster the best result they’ve been able to post in 2013 is 4th place at the Mid Atlantic Open. Continue reading

Posted in Los Angeles Ironmen, PSP West Coast Open, Souting Report
2013-SLIDER-SR-XSV August 9, 2013

Once a championship caliber team, XSV has fallen on hard times this season, even though they have the talented young players and veterans who know how to win. Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open, Sacramento XSV, Souting Report
InjuryReportMarcello August 8, 2013

I’ve been forced to change perspectives, again. From a player to a fan all in a matter of seconds. One … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open Tagged ,
Photo by: Lucretia Ranere of FxF Photos August 6, 2013

Photo by: Lucretia Ranere of FxF Photos PBA’s Matty Marshall talks with paintball pioneer Rich Telford, who has been a … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open Tagged , , ,
2013-SLIDER-SR-INFAMOUS

Los Angeles Infamous is versatile and hungry, experienced and dangerous, and they play best when their backs are against the wall. But they’re know for their hot and cold play, you just never know what you’re going to get when Infamous takes the field. Continue reading

Posted in LA Infamous, PSP West Coast Open, Souting Report
2013-SLIDER-SR-VICIOUS August 5, 2013

Omaha Vicious is a team on the rise, taking 4th place at the Chicago Open, after fighting their way out of the Challengers Division in Maryland. Continue reading

Posted in Omaha Vicious, PSP West Coast Open, Souting Report
2013-SLIDER-SR-RL August 2, 2013

With ten wins and 3 World Championships, Moscow Red Legion is the most successful PSP team ever, but they’ve struggled in the first half of the 2013 season. Continue reading

Posted in Moscow Red Legion, PSP West Coast Open, Souting Report
LJ Schwarz August 1, 2013

Breaking News One of the oldest paintball programs in existence, Texas Storm, has picked up three heavily seasoned players to … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open Tagged , , , , ,
PaintballAccess-WestCoastLayout-Slider July 31, 2013

Check out the layout for the 2013 PSP West Coast Open hosted by Ab Brown Sports Complex in Riverside,CA. Continue reading

Posted in Field Layout, PSP West Coast Open
2013 WCO Schedule July 30, 2013

Click on the schedule to view in full-resolution The PSP West Coast Open is two short weeks away, August 16th … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open
LJ Schwarz July 23, 2013

Breaking news: The Los Angeles Ironmen have parted ways with long time pro player Justin Schwarz. Swartz is ranked 82nd … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open Tagged ,
Glen Takemoto July 18, 2013

Looks Change the Line? Paintball Access’ Mike Jeffrey weighs in on the argument on how to structure a pro paintball … Continue reading

Posted in PSP West Coast Open
27 Danny Park 2 July 17, 2013

The Ironmen have a new snake-side killer on their squad this season. Danny Park spent the past 4 years in … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, PSP West Coast Open Tagged ,
breakdown11 July 16, 2013

The Breakdown is the newest series from Paintball Access created to get to the heart of the paintball world, with expert analysis and commentary. Think SportsCenter, but for paintball. Continue reading

Posted in Events, Interviews, PSP Chicago, The Breakdown, Tournament Paintball
33 marcello margott July 11, 2013

Who truly is the best paintball player in the world? To answer that question PBA looks across six different measures … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago Tagged , , ,
3 drew templeton July 10, 2013

The penalties will come, that you can be sure of. As much as coaches, commentators, and experienced players ride everyone … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago Tagged , ,
Glen Takemoto July 9, 2013

“Stay alive!” is one of the most often heard mid-game phrases in paintball. If you’re getting shot out without shooting … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago Tagged
41 Dave Bains 2 July 8, 2013

How does your presence on the field affect your team’s Winning Percentage? This is what the Winfluence statistic measures– your … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago
41 dave bains July 3, 2013

The Win Rating is a basic statistic; it’s a simple of measure, a percentage, of wins and losses from the … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago
69 damian ryan July 2, 2013

Ultimately, how many points you play for your team is a vote of confidence from your peers, because the players … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago
88 konstantin fedorov 2 July 1, 2013

With the conclusion of the 2013 PSP Chicago Open last week, three events are now in the books and PBA … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago Tagged ,
Slider - MVP June 26, 2013

There is no real way to pick who is going to win the Professional division at a PSP tournament; all … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Heat, Konstantin Fedorov, PSP West Coast Open
Chicago Schedule June 13, 2013

The schedule for the Champions and Challengers Professional divisions is out and PBA will be breaking down a few of … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Chicago
_MAO2945 June 11, 2013

Omaha Vicious is revamping its line up as they prepare to head back into the most competitive pro paintball league … Continue reading

Posted in Omaha Vicious, PSP Chicago, Todd Martinez
MVP Slider-mao June 10, 2013

Take your pick between the MVP’s of the top 4 teams for the overall MVP! [poll id="36"]

Posted in MVP, People's Choice, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open Tagged , , ,
dynasty-breakout June 6, 2013

Vote for the MVP of MAO of the two time 2013 Champions, San Diego Dynasty! [poll id="35"]

Posted in MVP, People's Choice, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open, San Diego Dynasty
ronnie dizon June 4, 2013

Breaking News: Up and coming Houston Heat player Ronnie Dizon tore a ligament in his ankle while competing for the … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Heat, Injury Report, PSP Chicago Tagged
bobby aviles

Every player wants to be at the top of the game, to be the guy the coaches and fellow players … Continue reading

Posted in Bobby Aviles, Kyle Spicka, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open Tagged
Jacob Edwards 2 June 3, 2013

Jacob Edwards is the best paintball player in the world under 20 years of age. In fact, he’s just about … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Jacob Edwards, PSP Chicago, Tampa Bay Damage
edwards-heat May 30, 2013

PRESS RELEASE FROM: http://houstonheatpaintball.com/houston-heat-expands-family/ Houston Heat Expands Family HOUSTON, TX – Thursday, May 30, 2013 – Houston Heat has signed … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Heat, Jacob Edwards, PSP Chicago
Zane Yachimec May 28, 2013

Survivability In order to be an on-field factor for your team, you need to be alive; it’s very hard to … Continue reading

Posted in Edmonton Impact, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open
Todd Morrow May 24, 2013

Dynasty is almost completely dominating the Win Rating statistics this year, with 8 players in the Top Ten so far. … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Mid-Atlantic Open, Ryan Greenspan, San Diego Dynasty
impact-breakout May 23, 2013

Voting for the PSP Mid-Atlantic Open People’s Choice MVP Award has begun. The fans will vote for who they believe … Continue reading

Posted in Edmonton Impact, MVP, People's Choice, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open
Riley Sullivan May 22, 2013

One of the fundamental truisms of competitive sports is that some players bear much more of the on-field burden than … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Mid-Atlantic Open Tagged ,
Brandon Rabackoff May 15, 2013

DC Devastation played arguably the most exciting game on Sunday to win the Division 2 finals at the PSP Mid … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Mid-Atlantic Open Tagged ,
damage-breakout

Voting for the PSP Mid-Atlantic Open People’s Choice MVP Award has begun. The fans will vote for who they believe … Continue reading

Posted in MVP, People's Choice, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open, Tampa Bay Damage
ironmen-breakout May 14, 2013

Voting for the PSP Mid-Atlantic Open People’s Choice MVP Award has begun. The fans will vote for who they believe … Continue reading

Posted in Los Angeles Ironmen, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open
alex rodriguez2 May 9, 2013

The Los Angeles Ironmen took 4th place, losing again to SD Dynasty in the semi-finals this past weekend at the … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Rodriguez, Los Angeles Ironmen, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open
alex Fraige May 6, 2013

The second stop on the 2013 PSP tour ended with the same result as the first one, with Dynasty defeating … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Fraige, MVP, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open, San Diego Dynasty
yosh-rau April 30, 2013

With the next PSP Webcast just a few days away, May 3rd – 5th, a lot of people are wondering … Continue reading

Posted in Matty Marshall, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open, Yosh Rau
samuelsson

Karl Samuelsson-Ton Tons Flingueurs The Ton Tons came into the PSP Pro division and not many people other than a … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Mid-Atlantic Open
tyler harmon April 26, 2013

Tyler Harmon- San Diego Dynasty 135 professional players took the field at the first event, and none of them were … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Mid-Atlantic Open, Sam Monville, Tyler Harmon
houston heat

Game Spotlights With the PSP MAO just one week away we wanted to give the fans a sneak peak at … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Mid-Atlantic Open
spicka April 22, 2013

At the first PSP event in Dallas last month, Kyle Spicka finally came into his own, helping San Diego Dynasty … Continue reading

Posted in Kyle Spicka, PSP Dallas Open, Ryan Greenspan, San Diego Dynasty
kyle spicka April 18, 2013

At the first PSP event in Dallas last month, Kyle Spicka finally came into his own, helping San Diego Dynasty … Continue reading

Posted in Kyle Spicka, PSP Dallas Open, San Diego Dynasty
2013_PSP_MAO_Grid April 17, 2013

Check out the layout for the 2013 PSP Mid-Atlantic Open hosted by OXCC Paintball Park in Chesapeake City, MD. Keep … Continue reading

Posted in Field Layout, PSP Mid-Atlantic Open
marcello April 16, 2013

The Ironmen came into the first PSP tournament in Dallas as one of the favorites to win the event. But … Continue reading

Posted in Los Angeles Ironmen, Marcello Margott, PSP Dallas Open
bobby aviles April 15, 2013

With just a few weeks to go before the start of the next PSP event, which runs May 3rd -5th, … Continue reading

Posted in Bobby Aviles, LA Infamous, PSP Dallas Open
WestCoast-header April 12, 2013

Earlier today, The PSP announced its fourth location and return to California. The PSP West Coast Open to be hosted … Continue reading

Posted in Press Release, PSP West Coast Open
ryan-greenspan April 11, 2013

San Diego Dynasty’s Ryan Greenspan had a tournament in Dallas, helping his team take their first PSP victory in two … Continue reading

Posted in MVP, People's Choice, PSP Dallas Open, Ryan Greenspan
bobby aviles April 10, 2013

Every player wants to be at the top of the game, to be the guy the coaches and fellow players … Continue reading

Posted in Bobby Aviles, PSP Dallas Open
josh ouimet April 9, 2013

“Stay alive!” is one of the most often heard mid-game phrases in the sport. Losing players without production is one … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Dallas
893783_507219896004688_859017767_o April 8, 2013

The Ironmen came into the first PSP tournament in Dallas as one of the favorites to win the event. But … Continue reading

Posted in Los Angeles Ironmen, Marcello Margott, PSP Dallas
dalton vanderbyl April 5, 2013

The penalties will come, that you can be sure of. As much as Coaches, commentators, and experienced players ride everyone … Continue reading

Posted in PSP Dallas Open
Riley Sullivan April 4, 2013

The Declaration of Independence was wrong; not all men were created equal. Watch LeBron dunk a basket ball, Ray Lewis … Continue reading

Posted in Aleksandr Berdnikov, PSP Dallas Open, Sacramento XSV, TonTons Flingueurs
spicka April 3, 2013

It can’t be overstated how hard is it to win in the PSP pro division. There are many different divisions … Continue reading

Posted in Kyle Spicka, PSP Dallas Open, Ryan Greenspan
Todd Morrow April 1, 2013

How does your presence on the field affect your team’s Winning Percentage? This is what the Winfluence statistic measures, your … Continue reading

Posted in David Bains, PSP Dallas Open Tagged , , , , , ,
rodriguez March 29, 2013

The Kill. The Elimination. The G. Call it what you want, but shooting people out is the most important aspect … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Rodriguez, Justin Rabackoff, Marcello Margott, PSP Dallas Open