Browsing Archive: February, 2012

Attacking the King

Posted by Josh Feathers on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, In : Strategy 
I have yet to witness a tournament kubb game where the king was not attacked head-on. I have yet to attack the king in a competitive environment, namely due to hesitance from deviation. Luckily for me, my partner takes care of (in my opinion) the hardest part of a kubb game....winning. 

This blog is two-fold. One, to continue to engage you, the reader; the kubb enthusiast, in thought and discussion. Secondly, to go through the process of examining a potential change in competitive strategy on ...
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Ranking Tournament Rules Update

Posted by Chris Hodges on Monday, February 13, 2012, In : Ladder Tournament 
Hey DMK!

We've had a flurry of challenges lately - this ranking ladder tournament has exceeded everyone's expectors, and has generated more games in the past week than in the prior 3 winters combined. We've had 8 ranked matches and have 3 more pending. All this activity has forced us to evaluate and fine-tune our rules regarding challenges--and like Dobbie told me, "This is a good problem to have."

1st: Challenges must be issued to a member without any current pending matches. You can't challen...
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42 - The answer to life, the universe, and baseline percentages.

Posted by Josh Feathers on Friday, February 10, 2012, In : Strategy 
DISCLAIMER (or the DONT PANIC section): We generally don't know what we are talking about....generally. However, we love kubb, and breaking kubb down into composite parts helps everyone understand the game better. This is not a way to try to find the loophole of kubb, or to break it. We just want to get other people thinking about the game in a way they might not have before. We are not kubb. Kubb is immortal. We are just a couple of obsessive individuals with spreadsheets and too much time o...
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Minnesota Kubb sets the bar for 2012 tournaments

Posted by Josh Feathers on Monday, February 6, 2012, In : Tournament 

9:00 a.m.

We step from the cozy interior of the "Kubb'd" mini-van into the crisp Minnesotan air. It's not a normal
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