KUBB - The Viking Game - made in the United States:
KUBB - The Viking Game is adapted from the competitive game played on the island of Gotland, Sweden.
KUBB - The Viking Game is handcrafted from quality hardwoods (not pine) and is an original design by Old Time Games, Inc. Since being introduced to the American market, we have shipped this Viking KUBB game coast to coast in the U.S.A., Canada and parts of Europe.
KUBB is the fastest growing game in the U.S. KUBB is a cross between bocce ball and horseshoes but with variations to make the game more interesting and challenging. Unlike those games, KUBB can be played in the snow. The game KUBB (pronounced koob) is addictive, employs skill and strategy and has sometimes been called The Viking Chess Game.
The popularity of this 1000-year old game is growing and continues to sweep through Sweden and is winning over Europe, just as the Vikings did years ago. The World Competition held yearly on the island of Gotland in Sweden draws over 200 (6 person) teams, attesting to its universal appeal.
Whether you call it KUBB, Kubbe, or Viking Chess, just call it "Lots of Fun".
Warning: KUBB is very addictive, and no support groups have yet been established!
KUBB - The Viking Game is a unique gift for the "hard-to-buy-for person" or someone who "has everything." This ancient, low-tech game is also ideal for children over 5 years of age up to and including seniors. It requires no batteries, just the natural enthusiasm that comes with playing the game KUBB. Played in the grass, beach, or snow makes it great for:
No worry about: Will they like it? or Do they have one?
Increasing in popularity with numerous price ranges available.
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Other ideas for KUBB - The Viking Game:
Family reunions, Company picnics, Festivals, Back yard fun - you can mix ages in the same game