Browsing Archive: April, 2011

On Punishment Kubbs

Posted by Chris Hodges on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Strategy 

Creating a Punishment Kubb - second only to knocking the king over early to lose the game when it comes to team morale draining moves. However, as a defender, the question becomes, where do I put this thing? Behind the King, on my baseline, behind a centerline pin? There are many options and variables to consider as well, such as "Am I winning or fighting from behind?", "How many field kubbs does my opponent have to throw?", "How skilled is my opponent, and are they likely to succumb to the p...

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Kubb World Championship moving from Sweden to Iowa in 2012

Posted by Josh Feathers on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Tournament 
The World Championships for kubb, normally held in Gotland, Sweden, are planned to be held in Des Moines, IA in 2012. This information comes from credible sources inside the World Championship War Room.

"Well, we figured, why not move to where the competition is" said one spokesperson for the World Championships. "Des Moines Kubb is among the most skilled and proficient in the world."

Other changes include allowing "propeller" throws, intimidation tactics, and no longer will handshaking be a pa...
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