Which field Kubb establishes the new baseline, the one closest to the king, or the the one closest to the baseline?

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asked Jun 23, 2013 by menbysk Kubbnoob (160 points)
edited Jun 23, 2013 by menbysk
Opponent's baseline

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answered Jun 23, 2013 by Dobbie Kubblic ❚ (6,450 points)

When you have multiple field kubbs that are left untoppled by the opponent, you may move up to the kubb closest to the Centerline. A temporary "advantage line" will always run parallel to baselines (and the center line) running through the kubb closest to the centerline. Theoretically, a kubb closer to the king could be further from the centerline than a kubb left standing near a sideline. Therefore you always go with the kubb closest to the centerline.

Or...as menbysk states correctly, the kubb closest to your OPPONENT'S baseline (hence the centerline as well).

US National Rules II.B.2 states:

"If the opposing team failed to topple all of their field kubbs on the previous 
turn then an advantage line is created running parallel to the baselines and 
through the center of the field kubb closest to the center line. While throwing 
batons, players may advance to and throw from behind an advantage line."
 
 
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