L.A. Kubb

  • The Beatles at the 1966 US Kubb Open
    In early August 1966, while in Chicago for what would be their final tour as a band, the Beatles paid a surprise visit to Settlers Park in Rockton, IL to enter the 1966 US Kubb Open.  Though registration was already ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2018-02-17
  • Spinal Tap: The Punishment Kubb Sessions
      In the spring of 1975, British rock icons Spinal Tap were taking a well-deserved rest after a long and loud tour of North America in support of their critically acclaimed album “Intravenus de Milo.” The band was spending time ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-12-06
  • Sun Tzu and the Art of Kubb
      Kubb historians have long credited viking expeditions for spreading the game of kubb as they conquered their way across Europe and the North Atlantic during the ninth and tenth centuries.  Academics at Nanjing University, however, are now shedding light ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-08-18
  • LAKC and the 2007 US National Championship
    On the eve of the 2017 US National Kubb Championship, it seems fitting to look back at the historic and tragic 2007 season when the Los Angeles Kubb Club made it’s debut on the national kubb scene. With all the ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-06-29
  • Kubb and the GOAT: Roger Federer’s Return to the ATP Tour
    Sidelined by injury for most of the 2016 season, tennis superstar Roger Federer has come back strong in 2017 with big wins in Melbourne, Indian Wells and Miami earlier in the year, but has opted to take much of the ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-06-20
  • U2 and the Gotland Riots
    In the mid-seventies, the Mount Temple Comprehensive School kubb team was one of the strongest on the greater Dublin junior circuit and it was on that team that the four young lads who would become one of rock ’n roll’s ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-03-28
  • Stones v. Floyd
    Kubb History in PhotosStones v. Floyd In the final game of the 1968 Brixton Kubb Klassic, the Rolling Stones – seen here huddling over opponent David Gilmour’s very competent drill – eventually lost to Pink Floyd in a long and contentious best-of-5 match. Sadly, the match would be the ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-03-02
  • 1960 Hollywood Invitational
    People often associate California in the 50’s and 60’s with beach and surfing culture, but that period is also widely considered the heyday of kubb on the West Coast. Brought from the Midwest to the backyards and beaches of Southern ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-03-02
  • Star Wars Episode VIII, 2016
    Due in part to the LA Kubb Club’s proximity to Hollywood and the club’s representation in the entertainment industry, it has become quite common these days to find kubb pitches setup in studio back-lots and on filming locations around the ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-02-23
  • Lincoln’s Log Lobbers, 1862
    In October, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln visited General George McClellan’s camp of the Army of the Potomac not long after the Battle of Antietam. Pictured here playing kubb are Union Army intelligence officer Alan Pinkerton, President Lincoln and General John ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-02-15
  • Malibu Celebrity Classic, 2003
    Once the premier kubb event in Southern California, the LA Kubb Club’s Malibu Celebrity Classic turned out the stars and kubb greats alike in support of good causes year after year for decades. The 2003 winning team of Oscar-nominated actor ... read more
    Source: L.A. KubbPublished on 2017-02-08