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OUR EPIC TALE

OUR EPIC TALE

35 Years of Chexx Bubble Hockey.  Make the ICE Choice.



It all started a couple years after Team USA brought home the Olympic Hockey Gold Medal in the Miracle on Ice® at Lake Placid.  Following that epic sports tale a small group of table hockey fanatics in Buffalo, NY designed and created the greatest competitive sports game of its time, CHEXX, the original USA vs USSR coin-operated bubble hockey (also known as dome hockey, table hockey, stick hockey or rod hockey).  Since its 1982 introduction, few other games have transcended all of the changes over the decades following that "USA Miracle on ICE" and delivered more competition and fun among family and friends, adults and children.  Check out the timeline on this page to see the evolution of this All-time arcade classic game in images dating back to 1982.

OUR EPIC TIMELINE


1982

1st Prototype

1982: 1st Chexx Bubble Hockey Prototype Game Sets Revenue Records at Holiday Twin Rinks.


1983

1st Production Model

1983: February - 1st Production Model Chexx Dome Hockey Games Ship from Factory in Tonawanda, NY.


Increased Demand

1983: Incredible Demand for Chexx Bubble Hockey Fuels Expansion.


AMOA Novelty Game of the Year

1983: AMOA 'Novelty Game of the Year'.


Rave Reviews

1983: Rave Reviews for 1983's Hottest Game.


Technical Review

1983: Frank the Crank Technical Review and 1982 Prototype Game Image.


1984

Hockey Night in Canada

1984: Hockey Night in Canada Article.


People Magazine

1984: People Magazine - Playing in a Dream World.


Sarajevo Winter Olympics

1984: Pat LaFontaine helps Chexx Bubble Hockey Qualifiy for the Sarajevo Winter Olympics.


Dome Hockey Article

1984: Chexx Dome Hockey - The Game More People Play.


Buffalo Company Scores Goal

1984: 3 Year Old Buffalo Company Scores Goal.


1985

Not Just Play - Competition

1985: Chexx - Not Just Play - Competition.


Sideline Article

1985: Sideline Article features Super Chexx Dome Hockey.


Canadian Game Comes Home

1985: Chexx - The Great Canadian Game Comes Home.


Chexx Tournaments & Leagues

1985: Video Invasion Arcade Hosts Chexx Bubble Hockey Tournaments with League Play.


Neal Broten Hosts Chexx Tournaments

1985: Minnesota North Stars Neal Broten Hosts Chexx Tournaments.


1987

New & Improved Super Chexx

1987: New and Improved Super Chexx Dome Hockey with Red Base Introduced in US and Canada.


1988

Toronto Spectator Article

1988: Super Chexx featured in Toronto Spectator Article.


1989

Better Than Ever

1989: Super Chexx Bubble Hockey Better Than Ever.


1999

Bubble Boys Tournament

1999: Super Chexx Dome Hockey Bud Light Bubble Boys Tournament Table.


2001

Wayne Gretzky Bud Light Bubble Boy

2001: Wayne Gretzky Bud Light Bubble Boy Super Chexx Bubble Hockey Ad.


2002

Bud Light Bubble Boys

2002: Super Chexx Bud Light Bubble Boys Poster.


2006

Blues Host National Tournament

2006: IBHF & St. Louis Blues Host 2006 National Super Chexx Dome Hockey Tournament.


2008

25th Anniversary

2008: ICE Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Making Games like Chexx and Super Chexx Buble Hockey.


2010

Deluxe Home Edition Announced

2010: All New Super Chexx Deluxe Home Version Introduced at www.icechexx.com featuring Factory Direct Pricing from ICE.


AHL Licensed

2010: Official AHL Licensed Super Chexx Games Introduced.


NHL Licensed

2010: Official NHL Licensed Super Chexx Games Introduced.


Miracle on ICE Edition

2010: USA 1980 Miracle on ICE.


2011

Team USA vs Team CANADA Edition

2011: Team USA vs Team Canada Licensed Edition.


Molson Theme at NHL Winter Classic

2011: Molson themed Super Chexx bubble hockey at NHL Winter Classic.


Molson Canadian Super Chexx Hockey Championships

2011: Jeremy Davis Wins Molson Canadian Super Chexx Bubble Hockey Championships & $2500.


Miller Lite Super Chexx

2011: Miller Lite Themed Super Chexx Bubble Hockey Tournament game.


Cake Boss Buddy DeCastro

2011: Cake Boss Buddy DeCastro builds a Super Chexx Bubble Hockey themed cake.


2012

AHL Bubble Hockey Tournament

2012: Labbat Blue - AHL Bubble Hockey Tournament Finals hosted by Hershey Bears.


University of Michigan

2012: University of Michigan brings Custom Super Chexx to Munn ICE Arena.


Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Edition

2012: L.A. Kings Super Chexx Stanley Cup Edition.


Notre Dame Custom Irish-themed

2012: Notre Dame Hockey Team Adds Custom Irish-themed Super Chexx to Compton Family Ice Arena.


2013

Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Edition

2013: NHL Stanley Cup Chicago Blackhawks vs Boston Bruins Super Chexx Bubble Hockey.


Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital

2013: Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital Super Chexx Dome Hockey game Donated by ICE.


2014

NHL Store by Reebok

2014: NHL Super Chexx Bubble Hockey added to NHL Store by Reebok in NYC.


AHL Super Chex Dome Hockey Tournament

2014: Jeremy Davis Wins Labatt AHL Super Chexx Dome Hockey Tournament of Champions.


Sports Licensing Show, Las Vegas

2014: Super Chexx Dome Hockey at Sports Licensing Show in Las Vegas.


Wings vs Leafs Winter Classic

2014: Red Wings vs Maple Leafs Winter Classic Super Chexx dome hockey.


New NHL Graphic Package

2014: New Licensed NHL Super Chexx Bubble Hockey Graphic Package.


LA Kings Stanley Cup Edition

2014: LA Kings vs NY Rangers NHL dome hockey.


NHL Awards

2014: Super Chexx Bubble Hockey at NHL Awards.


2015

Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Edition

2015: Chicago Blackhawks vs Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Stanley Cup Edition bubble hockey.


 

Phoenix Coyotes Justin Bieber Edition

2015: Phoenix Coyotes Justin Bieber Edition dome hockey.


 

Kraft Hockeyville Super Chexx

2015: Kraft Hockeyville Super Chexx bubble hockey.


Labatt Blue AHL Super Chexx

2015: Labatt Blue AHL Super Chexx dome hockey featuring Rochester Americans.


Beer Dispensing Super Chexx

2015: Molson Canadian Beer Dispensing Super Chexx bubble hockey built by RAMM Designs in St. Catharines. Game winner gets a cold beer!


Czech Hockey Hall of Fame

2015: Czech Hockey Hall of Fame dome hockey game located in Prague featuring Czech Repbulic graphics and men.


SAP NHL Stats Super Chexx

2015: SAP NHL Stats Super Chexx dome hockey activation at the Winter Classic.


York NHL All Star Game

2015: York NHL All Star Game used as part of the Fan Fest bubble hockey tournament in Nashville, TN.


2016

Molson Canadian NHL Draft

2016: Molson Canadian NHL Draft bubble hockey Game used at Buffalo, NY draft tournament.


ECHL Greenville Swamp Rabbits

2016: ECHL Greenville Swamp Rabbits Super Chexx dome hockey with custom graphics and players.


Ohio St. Buckeyes Edition

2016: Ohio St. Buckeyes bubble hockey with custom graphics and men located at Value City Arena at The Jerome Schottenstein Center.


University of Michigan Wolverines Edition

2010: Uinversity of Michigan Wolverines dome hockey located at the student university center in Ann Arbor.


Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Edition

2016: Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks Super Chexx dome hockey.


2017

2017 NHL Winter Classic Edition

2017: St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks at Busch Stadium Super Chexx Dome Hockey.


2017 Coors Light Winter Classic Edition

2017: Coors Light Winter Classic Official Beer Edition Super Chexx Bubble Hockey.




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