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CRS Update

Head’s up! We are launching version 1.2 of CRS on July 17th.  We listened to your feedback, made improvements, and are excited to launch the new version!

Main changes are :

  • A modification to the calculation will treat ties at 27 as follows:
    • It is no longer possible to tie at 81 and win the tiebreaker and have the rating adjusted downward.
    • Throwing an 81 against a better player can result in a positive adjustment, even if the tie breaker is lost. However, it also avoids the inflated rating adjustments of Version 1.1.

Click here to read more about CRS and our decision to make this change.

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CRS Update

Head’s up! We are launching version 1.2 of CRS on July 17th. We listened to your feedback, made improvements, and are excited to launch the new version!

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Westmoreland ax throwers sharpen skill for national tourney

The winner will get their name engraved on the Wilson Cup and $20,000 will be split among the top 12 finishers.

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From pubs to pro leagues: Canada’s axe throwing craze has spawned a competitive sport

Hundreds will compete at this weekend's National Axe Throwing Federation Championships in Toronto

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Peterborough Axe Club sending nine to national championship

Two-year-old club now has five leagues

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Whistler pair set for axe-throwing nationals

Forged's Kotzen, Mackie look to chop the competition in Toronto

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Local axe throwers hope to hit the mark at national competition

Growing sport creates tight-knit community in Niagara

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Unbury the Hatchet: How Competitive Ax-Throwing Went From a Canadian Fad to a Global Pastime

It’s not just for lumberjacks: Ax-throwing is now a bona fide leisure activity and a burgeoning organized sport. All it takes is closed-toe shoes, decent aim, a

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Move over, bowling. Axe-throwing is the new league sport.

An old sport is new again and it's gaining in popularity.

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Ax throwing could become next hot entertainment trend

It's not a pastime that springs to mind like bowling, miniature golf or video gaming, but ax throwing could be the next hot trend for those on the prowl for a f

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